Hector D. Sanchez Fernandez

Mexico, D.F.,  Mexico
Phone+52 55 5029 0063

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Foreign Corruption Practices Act
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
Contact InfoTelephone: +52 55 5029 0063
Fax: +52 55 5029 0002
EducationUniversidad Iberoamericana, Mexico (Law Degree, 2009)
LanguagesSpanish, Native; English, Fluent

Hector D. Sanchez Fernandez focuses his practice on general corporate and securities, compliance, and global energy and infrastructure matters, including energy and natural resources, oil and gas, mining and electricity, administrative, governmental procurement, public policy, dispute resolution, agricultural law, and anticorruption matters.

Areas of Concentration

•Oil, gas and energy

•Energy and natural resources

•Infrastructure in the energy sector

•Maritime law

•Mergers and acquisitions

•Agrarian law

•Government procurement

•International transactions

Awards & Recognition

•Member, Winning Team,Acquisition Internationalmagazine, Overall Law Firm of the Year - Mexico, 2013

•Member, Winning Team,Acquisition Internationalmagazine, Most Trusted Law Firm of the Year - Mexico, 2013

•Member, Winning Team,InterContinental Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions Firm of the Year - Mexico, 2013

•Member, Winning Team, Lawyers World Law Awards, Mergers & Acquisitions Firm of the Year - Mexico, 2013

•Member, Winning Team,DealMakers, Law Firm of the Year - Mergers & Acquisitions - Mexico, 2012-2013

•Listed,The Legal 500 Latin America, Energy and Natural Resources, 2012

Associated News & Events


02.01.12 Latin American M&A Spotlight


06.04.14 Mexican Energy Reform: Impact and Opportunities

06.04.14 La Reforma Energetica en Mexico: Impacto y Oportunidades

12.12.13 El Congreso Aprueba Reforma Energetica en Mexico

12.12.13 Energy Reform Approved by the Mexican Congress

10.18.12 An Overview of Mexico's New Anti-Money Laundering Law

10.18.12 Descripcion General de la Ley Federal para la Prevencion e Identificacion de Operaciones con Recursos de Procedencia Ili-cita

Reported CasesRepresented a company in the sale and installation of subsea equipment to Pemex.; Represented a company in a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services to Pemex and Pemex contractors.; Represented a company in the sale of Christmas trees to Pemex.; Represented a company regarding drilling contracts with Pemex.; Represented, as a member of a team, U.S. sellers in the sale of a wind project in the state of Tamaulipas.; Represented an oil field services company in several joint ventures in connection with the negotiation and execution of contracts.; Represented, as a member of a team, a Mexican subsidiary of a foreign company in the structuring, implementation and roll-out of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) policies and procedures.; Represented, as a member of a team, a Fortune 500 company in order to enhance its global anticorruption FCPA compliance program.; Represented Spanish company in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and agrarian matters for the development of a wind power project with the Federal Electricity Commission in the state of Oaxaca.; Represented Canadian company in mini-hydraulic projects in certain rivers in Mexico.; Represented joint venture company in commercial litigation and ICC international arbitration related to a natural gas self-consumption partnership.; Represented Canadian company in the financing of new EOR technology for pilot programs in Mexico.; Represented U.S. sellers in the sale of a natural gas distribution company.; Represented buyers in the purchase of a company to develop a wind power project in Oaxaca.; Represented bidder in three rounds of mature fields of Pemex Exploration and Production under their new model contract.; Represented a European client in connection with flagging and registration of vessels.; Represented a Norwegian client in connection with charter agreements and the attachment of a vessel. Some of the above representations were handled by Mr. Sanchez Fernandez prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, S.C.

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Mexican Energy Reform: The Secondary Legislation and its New Business Opportunities
Nicolas Borda,Hector D. Sanchez Fernandez,Rodrigo Vazquez del Mercado-Rivera, August 26, 2014
On December 20, 2013, the DOF published the amendments to the Mexican Constitution regarding energy matters, which became effective the day after its publication.

Mexican Energy Reform: Impact and Opportunities
Nicolas Borda,Baranda Diego,Pedro Javier Reséndez Bocanegra,Hector D. Sanchez Fernandez,Rodrigo Vazquez del Mercado-Rivera, June 10, 2014
This GT Alert describes the most relevant aspects of the Initiatives of the Secondary Laws implementing the Energy Reform, submitted to the Mexican Congress on April 30, 2014.
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Hector D. Sanchez Fernandez

Colonia Cuauhtémoc
Mexico, D.F. C.P. 06500

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