Obligation to withhold Value Added Tax for contractors of personnel supply services.

On October 17, the Report of the Finance and Public Credit Commission was published in the Parliamentary Gazette, which includes the addition of section IV to Article 1-A of the VAT Law to establish the obligation to the contractors of the services of labor outsourcing, to calculate, retain and find out, before the tax authorities, the VAT caused by these operations.

The Ministry of Energy published the modifications to the Guidelines that establish the criteria for the granting of Clean Energy Certificates.

On October 28, the Ministry of Energy published in the DOF the modifications to the Guidelines that establish the criteria for the granting of Clean Energy Certificates (CELs) and the requirements for their acquisition. This change allows CFE-owned power plants to receive CELs for all of the electric power they generate from Clean Energy sources regardless of the date they have entered into operation.

The lawyers’ vision of the labor reform plans in the Pacific Alliance by our leading partner in labor practice: Claudio Jiménez de León

Our partner Claudio Jiménez de León shares his opinion in the newspaper El Economista about the 4 laws related to labor reform that came into force recently.

COFECE issues regulations for the qualification of information derived from legal counsel provided to economic agents.

The Federal Economic Competition Commission issued the Regulatory Provisions for the qualification of information derived from legal advice provided to economic agents. These regulations will guide the actions of COFECE when in the exercise of its functions it obtains communications between a lawyer and an economic agent involved in a process brought before the commission.