By Javier Lopez de Obeso, Associate Attorney On January 1, 2019, Mexico’s Decree of Fiscal Incentives of the Northern Border Region (the “Decree”) became effective, and on January 30, 2019 the Mexican Tax Administration Service (“SAT”) published the general rules (“the Rules”) for the application of the Decree, establishing tax benefits to the taxpayers of Mexico’s income tax (“ISR”) and its value-added tax (“VAT”). The...
Matthew T. Armendariz, Attorney & Shareholder Zach Daw, Associate Attorney I. Introduction An increasing number of landowners in Texas have begun to recognize the importance groundwater plays in the value of their real property. As such, there has been a steady increase over the past several years in the size and volume of private groundwater transactions in Texas, and especially in West Texas. Whether you...
By Henry J. Paoli, Attorney & Shareholder; Chair, Litigation; Chair, Appellate Law On some occasions, business disputes are based on disagreements as to the terms of the written agreement or contract between the parties. But what happens when the dispute arises from a verbal agreement that is not corroborated by any written document that is signed by the parties?
The 11th annual ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar is set for Thursday, March 7th at the El Paso Community College (EPCC) Administrative Services Center. The theme for this year’s seminar is “Back to School: Making Complex Human Resources Issues as Easy as 1-2-3”. The seminar, which is designed for human resource professionals, managers, supervisors, executives, business owners, and in-house legal counsel, will cover a...
THIS NOTICE APPLIES ONLY TO EMPLOYERS THAT CURRENTLY USE E-VERIFY The federal government is currently shut down. This has resulted in the suspension of operation of many government offices and programs. The E-Verify program is one of the federal programs that is currently unavailable due to the lapse in government appropriations. While the federal government remains shut down, employers will not be able to access...
As many of you are aware, there have been many changes to U.S. tax law this year with numerous opportunities and pitfalls. To help you avoid the pitfalls and take advantage of the opportunities, we wanted to provide a list of tax issues you should be considering before the end of the year.
ScottHulse PC is pleased to announce that eleven attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no than five percent of attorneys in Texas. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected...
By James M. H. Feuille, Associate Attorney Creditor’s Rights Section – White Paper – September 2018 In the words of Michael Scott, the infamous over-spender on NBC’s The Office: “I declare bankruptcy!” As a commercial landlord, those three words can be terrifying, but they do not need to be. Word of a tenant’s bankruptcy can fill a landlord with fear of the unknown – namely,...
October 10, 2018 Javier Lopez de Obeso ScottHulse Mexico licensed Attorney, Javier Lopez de Obeso, contributed on the article “Bright Ideas? AMLO’s Electric Power Plans”, a publication by BN Americas. The article provides the insights of the Mexico’s president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador plans for the future of the country’s electricity sector. The article can be downloaded here.
September 26, 2018 More than eighty attendees participated in the Fall Employment Law Update, presented by ScottHulse Law Firm in partnership with the El Paso Society for Human Resource Management (EPSHRM) on September 26, 2018. Labor & Employment attorneys from ScottHulse PC, a full-service commercial firm based in El Paso, San Antonio, and Las Cruces, presented topics specific to Human Resource professionals for the half-day...