Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes is pleased to announce that Everardo J. Espino Guerrero has been admitted to the Firm as partner effective March 1st, 2018. Everardo will head the Litigation Practice, which will now be made up of a group of nine attorneys.
On December 2017, the First District and Federal Proceedings Court of the State of Queretaro issued the first court resolution that enforces the provisions set forth in the Federal Law of Environmental Liability (Ley Federal de Responsabilidad Ambiental or “LFRA” per its acronym in Spanish), against a real estate development that was subject to a sanctioning administrative proceeding by the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Procuraduría Federal de Protección al Ambiente or “PROFEPA” for its acronym in Spanish).
On February 22, 2018, the Investigative Authority of the Federal Economic Competition Commission (the “COFECE”) informed the beginning of the investigation derived from a claim on the possible commission of absolute monopolistic practices in the distribution and commercialization of liquefied petroleum gas market in Mexico. The investigation will be conducted under file number DE-022-2017.