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Acedo Santamarina strengthens, as of today, its Probono and Family Litigation practices

We are very pleased to inform you that Acedo Santamarina strengthens, as of today, its Probono and Family Litigation practices, with the incorporation of Guadalupe Díaz S.G., as coordinator of these practice areas. She was the founder and led the Bufete Jurídico Gratuito Social, A.C. for nearly 20 years. This association is part of the probono work […]

Implications of a possible change of telecommunications’ authority in Mexico

On February 5th, the President of Mexico submitted, for consideration of the Mexican Congress, several initiatives to amend the Mexican Constitution. Among them, the “organic simplification” or extinction of certain autonomous constitutional bodies (“OCAs” for its initials in spanish) in order to pursue republican austerity and avoid duplication of functions (between these and the Federal […]

Broadcasted signals with coverage of 50% or more of the national territory are updated.

On February 7, 2024, the “Resolution by which the Plenary of the Federal Telecommunications Institute updates the broadcast signals with coverage of 50% or more of the national territory in terms of the General Guidelines in relation to the provisions of section I of the Eighth Transitory Article of the Decree by which several provisions […]

Publication of the Public Bid No. IFT-13.

On January 24, 2024, the Plenary of the Federal Telecommunications Institute approved the “Call to the Public Bid to grant a concession for the commercial use, utilization and exploitation of the radio electric spectrum segment available in the Frequency Band 2483.5 – 2495 MHz for the provision of the Complementary Ground Service of the Mobile […]

World’s first artificial intelligence regulation is born in Europe.

There is no doubt that the tool that will shape our generation in the coming years is artificial intelligence (“AI“). Recently, the development of AI at a global level has had a very accelerated growth. Although it is not an exclusive subject of study of the 21st century, considering that scientists of the 20th century […]

The Court has confirmed the constitutionality of the Controlling Beneficiary. [Update]

In Mexico, all entities, whether individuals, corporations, trusts, foundations, or other similar structures, are required to identify their Controlling Beneficiaries. These individuals are those who receive benefits from the entity or exert influence over it, as detailed in the previously published article by Aliza Palatchi. Failure to comply with this obligation may result in fines […]


A controversy before the Courts of the country is always complicated because it involves factors such as lawyers’ fees, personal resources, bureaucracy, long times to obtain a judgment and factors such as the excessive workload that the Authority has at the local or federal level, which makes access to the administration of justice difficult.   […]

Entry into force of the decree prohibiting added trans fats in the industrial manufacturing process of edible oils and fats, food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Mexico City, September 5, 2023.   Trans fats are produced through a process of partial hydrogenation of vegetable oils and have been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and other health problems when consumed in excess, according to the World Health Organization. In response to this situation, in Mexico, as of the second […]

The Civil Code of Mexico City, moves towards inclusion.

On August 8, 2023, the plenary session of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (the “Court“), invalidated provisions of the Civil Code in force of Mexico City (the “Code“), in testamentary matters that allow people with disabilities to testament by electronic means. In the world, according with the World Health Organization, approximately 15% […]