• Global Legal Insights - Mergers & Acquisitions 2017 - Mexico
  • April 28, 2017 | Authors: Jaime A. Treviño Gonzalez; Veronica Cantu Leal; Mauricio Garza Bulnes
  • Law Firms: JATA - J.A. Treviño Abogados S.A. de C.V. - Monterrey Office; JATA - J.A. Treviño Abogados S.A. de C.V. - Monterrey Office
  • The main laws regulating mergers and acquisitions and in general, all type of business combinations in Mexico, are: the Commerce Code, which generally regulates all commercial acts and transactions; the Federal Civil Code, regulating relationships between individuals and private or public companies; the Corporations Law, regulating company structuring and mergers; the Bankruptcy Law, regulating corporate restructuring; and the Law of Negotiable Instruments and Credit Transactions, which provides the legal framework for the possession and transfer of shares and other negotiable instruments. All of these laws have a nationwide scope of application in their Federal character. © Published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London