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Noticias legales, percepciones y tips legales dados por expertos en el ámbito legal para ayudar a la comunidad binacional a mantenerse informada sobre los temas legales más recientes que son enteramente definidos por noticias legales significativas locales, regionales, nacionales y de alrededor del mundo

October, 2021

  • 21 October

    Intellectual property and the creative industries

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney. For the creative industries, it is increasingly important to know the law and implement practices that reduce the risk of claims in the day-to-day of their activity. There are many legal areas that impose obligations on these types of industries, however, copyright continues to …

September, 2021

  • 27 September

    Statement of use for trademarks

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Lawyer. Derived from the reforms to the Industrial Property Law in 2018, the figure of the declaration of real and effective use for distinctive signs was introduced in Mexico. This figure implies for the owners of registered trademarks the obligation to prove to the Mexican …

  • 13 September

    U Visa and Bona Fide Determination Process for Victims of Qualifying Crimes

    -Editorial U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services invites the public to participate in a webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern. During this webinar, USCIS representatives will provide an overview of the new Bona Fide Determination process, which allows eligible victims of crime in the United States …

August, 2021

  • 18 August

    Subcontracting Reform in Mexico Will Go into Effect

    Mexico City. – The tax provisions of the subcontracting reform will come into force on September 1st.  The decree was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) on April 23 of this year.  The modifications imply some changes to legal regulations, as well as to the Federal Labor …

  • 1 August

    Mexico on route to autocracy

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, social activist, philanthropist and law professor. The actions taken by the current President of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador show a great similarity to the path taken by the Ex-President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez, however, there is something we can differentiate between the two …

July, 2021

  • 8 July

    Elections 2021: a look into the future

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, social activist, philanthropist, and law professor. As each election day, the past June 6 marks a historic day for Mexico, citizenship participation is still not ideal, however, a large number of citizens responded to their call and fulfilled their civic duty to go out …

  • 7 July

    FOSTERING CONNECTIONS: HELPING ABUSED AND NEGLECTED TEENAGERS BECOME SUCCESSFUL ADULTS

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney. For most children, turning 18 is a rite of passage that is exciting and liberating. However, for children who have been taken from their parents due to abuse and neglect, leaving the care and custody of the social services department can be frightening and cause fears …

June, 2021

  • 30 June

    SCJN decriminalized the recreational use of marijuana

    MEXICO CITY. – This Monday the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) approved with 8 votes in favor and 3 against, the General Declaration of Unconstitutionality regarding the prohibition of the recreational use of marijuana, for which five articles of the General Health Law will remain without effect. …

  • 28 June

    How to hire an influencer?

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney. It is increasingly common for companies to choose to do advertising campaigns through influencers, especially when they directly reach the target audience they seek to attract to buy their products and/or services. However, most of the time brands forget that at the end of …

  • 21 June

    Same-sex marriage approved in Baja California

    MEXICALI, B.C.- After a bill to grant legality to same-sex marriages was defeated twice, it was approved last week by the Baja California Congress with 18 votes in favor, 4 votes against, and one abstention, the same marriage equality that gives rights to those involved in the civil union. Thus, …

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