Blog & Legal Updates


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May 2019

Pushed by USMCA, Mexico Overhauls Federal Labor Law in Workers’ Favor to Improve the Labor Justice System

On May 1, 2019, International Workers’ Day, Mexico published amendments to its Federal Labor Law in the Federal Official Gazette and secured the right of Mexican workers to organize, enter into collective bargaining agreements and a new justice system that will replace and improve the current labor boards. A summary and explanation of the amendments to the Federal Labor Law can be found here. Javier...

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May 2019

Empujado por el T-MEC, Mexico Aprueba Modificaciones a la Ley Federal del Trabajo en Favor de los Trabajadores y para mejorar el sistema de justicia laboral

El 1 de mayo de 2019, como parte de la celebraciones día internacional trabajo, México publicó en el Diario Oficial de la Federación modificaciones a la Ley Federal de Trabajo, con lo que se garantiza el derecho a los trabajadores a organizarse, firmar acuerdos colectivos de trabajo, así como un nuevo sistema de justicia laboral que reemplazará y mejorará a las actuales Juntas...

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30

May 2019

City of El Paso Receives Texas Award for Performance Excellence

***El Paso Becomes Largest Municipality to Win State Award in the Nation*** EL PASO, TEXAS — The City of El Paso has earned the Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE), from the Quality Texas Foundation (QTF), which recognizes organizations for sustained performance excellence across seven key categories. The award, which is the statewide version of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor...

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Apr 2019

The Original Contractor’s Basic Guide to Filing a Lien in Texas

By Stephen Venzor, Associate Attorney Thanks to the Texas lien laws being written so poorly, one of the most frequently asked questions that we receive is, “What must I do to get a valid mechanic’s lien in Texas?” Luckily, once you are able to decipher the language of the statute, the underlying requirements are not that complex. First, the type of contractual relationship you have...

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Apr 2019

Borderland Tax Tips: Issue #1: Last Chance for Maximum Opportunity Zone Benefits

By David S. Hansen, Attorney/Shareholder Background: On December 22, 2017, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “TCJA”) was passed into law in an atmosphere of bitter partisanship. So bitter in fact, that Democrats successfully initiated a maneuver to change the official name of the TCJA to “The Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution...

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12

Apr 2019

ScottHulse Attorney Rosemary M. Marin Elected as Board Chair of the United Way of El Paso County

Rosemary M. Marin has been elected as Board Chair of the United Way of El Paso County for 2019-2020. Ms. Marin is a Shareholder, Director, and Chair of ScottHulse Law Firm’s Labor and Employment and Education Practice Groups. For than 93 years, United Way of El Paso County has focused on creating long-term, lasting change to make El Paso a better community for everyone....

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08

Apr 2019

The Shortage of Fuels in Mexico

Javier Lopez de Obeso, an international business attorney and Mexico Energy lawyer licensed in Mexico, recently published an article titled “The Shortage of Fuels in Mexico – Managing Crisis and Compliance” in Risk & Compliance, an e-magazine dedicated to the latest developments in corporate risk management and regulatory compliance. Published quarterly by Financier Worldwide, Risk & Compliance draws on the experience and expertise of leading experts...

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01

Apr 2019

What’s Happening with NAFTA?

Forbes.com magazine publishes this article by Nathaniel Parish Flannery, a political analyst, and writer whose writings spotlight Latin America, and who provides his point of view of the current status of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (“USMCA”). The USMCA was signed by U.S. President Donald Trump, former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on November 30, 2018. Each country’s legislature still must ratify...

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Apr 2019

¿Qué está pasando con el NAFTA?

La revista Forbes.com publica este artículo por Nathaniel Parish Flannery, analista político y escritor cuyos escritos destacan América Latina, y en el que brinda su punto de vista sobre el estado que guarda actualmente el tratado Estados Unidos, México y Canadá (“EUMCA”). El USMCA fue firmado por el presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, el expresidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, y el primer ministro...

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Mar 2019

PEMEX Partners to Invest $250 Million in Two Onshore Blocks in Mexico

Reuters publishes that two private partners of Mexico’s state-run oil company Pemex will invest a combined amount of $250 million in two projects over the next four years as they aim to quickly ramp up crude output, according to plans approved by the National Hydrocarbons Commission. These investments may generate business opportunities to the oil services companies. You can find the article here. Javier López...

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