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Basila Abogados has broad experience in advising foreign and Mexican clients, in the incorporation of the most suitable vehicle for private equity funds operating in Mexico, as well as through the process of investment and disbursement of portfolio companies in several industries, such as: transportation by land or air, pharmaceutical, real estate, hospital, entertainment, education, among others. The members of the firm have broad experience advising clients in the issuance of debt and capital placements, including private placements. The firm also has experience in the structuring of new financial instruments and securities, such as Equity Development Certificates (CKD’s) and Investment Projects Certificates (CERPIS), to raise private equity and venture capital funds, for the financing of companies and real estate projects.

Also, the firm has a broad experience in representing national and international clients in initiating businesses in Mexico, advising in the incorporation and operation of new companies in Mexico, as well as negotiating and representing clients in several mergers and acquisitions of local and foreign companies. The members of the firm have broad experience in the drafting and negotiation of domestic and international contracts, including investment agreements, sales purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, debt restructuring agreements, trust agreements, among others.

Partners at the firm serve as Secretary of the Board of Directors for several private companies, managing their corporate governance and Technical Committees of Issuer Trusts.

The firm has experience in advising foreign and Mexican clients in the participation of foreign investment entities in regulated companies, as well as obtaining neutral investment authorizations from the General Direction of Foreign Investment of the Ministry of Economy.

Since its foundation, the Firm has complemented its financial practice with a consolidated litigation area that currently has more than 25 years of experience in complex specialized litigation of any size.

The litigation area focuses on financial-securities, commercial bankruptcy, administrative-constitutional and civil-commercial matters.

We advise our clients in the prevention, negotiation, mediation and transaction of all types of agreements and contracts, which allows us to avoid and prevent future controversies.

When litigation arises, we advise our clients throughout the process, explaining in detail the strategy and alternatives available for the best decision making, with the necessary support at all stages of the process. 

Legal practices area

Structuring of new financial instruments and securities, such as Equity Development Certificates (CKD’s) and Investment Projects Certificates (CERPIS), to raise private equity and venture capital funds, for the financing of companies and real estate projects. 


The members of the firm have broad experience advising clients in the issuance of debt and capital placements, including private placements.



The firm has experience in advising foreign and Mexican clients in the participation of foreign investment entities in regulated companies, as well as obtaining neutral investment authorizations from the General Direction of Foreign Investment of the Ministry of Economy





The firm also has experience in the structuring of new financial instruments and securities, such as Equity Development Certificates (CKD’s) and Investment Projects Certificates (CERPIS), to raise private equity and venture capital funds, for the financing of companies and real estate projects.







The members of the firm have broad experience in the drafting and negotiation of domestic and international contracts, including investment agreements, sales purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, debt restructuring agreements, trust agreements, among others.









The firm has a broad experience in representing national and international clients in initiating businesses in Mexico, advising in the incorporation and operation of new companies in Mexico, as well as negotiating and representing clients in several mergers and acquisitions of local and foreign companies.

BA litigates before the federal or common courts in Mexico City or several states of the Mexican Republic in aspects related to financial-securities matters; commercial bankruptcy and insolvency procedures before the District Courts Specialized in Commercial Bankruptcy; financial services contracts, conflicts between shareholders, special lawsuits for the execution of bonds and insurance claims; special maritime trials for salvage remuneration; collective or class actions, emotional distress damages, medical liability (torts), maquila service contracts, sports centers, hotel industry, executive trials, attachments, as well as judicial and extrajudicial collection and recovery of accounts receivable, among others. 


BA advises on preventive or administrative proceedings before the corresponding authority; nullity trials before the Administrative Justice Court (local or federal), as well as constitutional trials (amparo) before the District Courts in Administrative Matters, or those Specialized in Antitrust, Broadcasting and Telecommunications, as applicable; trials for state damages and liability and public actions for the nullity or defense of rights derived from administrative acts.

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Mar, 2024

Decree amending, adding and repealing several provisions of the Credit Instruments and Operations General Law ("LGTOC") and the Credit Entities and Auxiliary Activities General Law ("LGOAAC") 

On March 26, 2024, the Decree amending, adding and repealing several provisions of the Credit Instruments and Operations General Law and the Credit Entities and Auxiliary Activities General Law (the "Amendment Decree" or the "Decree") was published in the evening edition of the Official Gazette of the Federation
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Mar 26, 2024

Mexico City

28

Feb, 2024

Initiative with draft decree amending and adding article 129 of the Income Tax Law (“LISR”) 

On February 28, 2024, it was published in the Parliamentary Gazette of the Chamber of Deputies of the Mexican Congress, the initiative with draft decree, which amends and adds Article 129 of the Income Tax Law (the "Amendment")
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Feb 28, 2024

Mexico City

16

Feb, 2024

Resolution amending the General Provisions applicable to issuers of securities and other participants in the securities market (the "Amendments to the CUE" or the "Amendments")

On February 7, 2024, the Resolution amending the General Provisions applicable to issuers of securities and other participants in the securities market (the "Amendments to the CUE" or the "Amendments") was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation ("DOF")

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Feb 16, 2024

Mexico City

16

Feb, 2024

AMENDMENTS AND ADDITIONS TO THE GENERAL PROVISIONS ON FINANCIAL MATTERS OF THE RETIREMENT SAVINGS SYSTEMS (“CUF”) 

On February 16, 2024, the Amendments and Additions to the General Provisions on Financial Matters of the Retirement Savings Systems (the "Amendments to the CUF" or the "Amendments") were published in the Official Gazette of the Federation ("DOF")
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Feb 16, 2024

Mexico City

02

Jan, 2024

Decree amending, repealing and adding several provisions of the Securities Market Law ("LMV") and the Investment Funds Law ("LFI")

On December 28, 2023, the Decree amending, repealing and adding several provisions of the Securities Market Law and the Mutual Funds Law (the "Amendment Decree") was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation
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Jan 02, 2024

Mexico City

02

Jan, 2024

Basila Abogados and JBV (José, Barhem y Villaseñor abogados) announce that members of JBV will become part of Basila Abogados as of January 1, 2024

Basila Abogados and JBV are firms that have successfully collaborated for several years, now their close ties over the years have led both firms to consolidate a strategic alliance by integrating their teams in Basila Abogados as of January 1, 2024. This agreement allows them to strengthen their current practices and to reinforce their positioning in Mexico in the provision of high quality and specialized legal services
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Jan 02, 2024

Mexico City

23

Oct, 2023

General Law of Commercial Corporations

Amendments to the General Law of Commercial Corporations regarding Meetings through Electronic media and devices.
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Oct 23, 2023

Mexico City

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