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    Fintech Trends: Investment Opportunities, Regulatory Challenges and the Outlook for Mexico

    1. What is Fintech? Fintech is the subsector of the financial services industry that employs new technologies not only to more efficiently deliver products and services but also to provide access to these services to underserved populations. Fintech does so by collaborating with traditional ...

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    Mexico’s Energy Revolution Series: A Liberalized Electricity Sector

    The policy changes to the electricity sector are grounded in amendments to articles 25, 27 and 28 of the Constitution, which narrowed the scope of activities to be defined as a public service, thus ceasing to be the responsibility of the state. While planning and control of the National ...

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    Mexico's Oil and Gas Exploration and Production

    The scope of Mexico’s 2013–14 energy reform is unprecedented. It touches legal, financial and operational aspects of upstream, midstream and downstream activities for the oil and gas sector. Likewise, it significantly overhauls the institutional scaffolding surrounding the operation ...

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    Mexican Healthcare System Challenges and Opportunities

    Mexico’s healthcare system is underfunded and inadequately organized to meet the needs of its population in light of increasing longevity and the growing challenges created by the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer.

  • 09.24.14

    Mexico’s Telecom Reform

    After months of a loud and often fractious debate, the Mexican Congress passed the implementing legislation for telecom reform nearly a year after the constitutional reform to the sector was approved. Reform of the telecom sector promises to be as transformative as that of the energy sector.

  • 07.14.14

    Twelve Surprising Facts About Mexico

    Think you know Mexico? Think again. Our neighbor to the south is growing exponentially, in ways you may not even be aware of.

  • 06.30.14

    Why Mexico? Why Now? Why ManattJones?

    Mexico is a key strategic partner of the United States and home to tremendous commercial, trade and investment opportunities. A democratic and economically stable neighbor with growth rates averaging 3.5 percent since 2010, Mexico accounts for more than $1.3 billion/day of trade with the United ...

  • 06.25.14

    Mexico’s New Competition Law: Attempt to Level the Playing Field Generates Uncertainty

    On April 29 the Mexican Congress passed secondary legislation to implement last year’s constitutional competition policy reform. The legislation was the same as that proposed by President Enrique Peña Nieto, with some modifications.

  • 06.24.14

    The Case for a Private Equity-Based Approach in Mexico

    Additional Authors: Robin Enrique Reyes For nearly ten years, U.S. investors have shied away from Mexico, preferring smaller Latin American markets, despite Mexico’s economy being the largest in the region after Brazil.