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Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton

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Managing Partner: Joseph B Newton
Senior Partners: Rene Cacheaux, Daniel Cavazos, Joseph B Newton
Number of partners worldwide: 23   Number of other lawyers worldwide: 47

Firm Overview:
Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton (CCN) is an international law firm with offices throughout Mexico and in Texas dedicated to serving clients engaged in business transactions primarily within the NAFTA region. The firm is comprised of both Mexico-licensed and US-licensed attorneys. CCN represents entities and individuals doing business in Mexico, as well as Mexican and other international investors doing business in the US. The firm publishes three newsletters, the CCN Mexico Report, Mexican Automotive and Mexican Energy Law.

Contacts:
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:
Joseph B Newton
Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Felipe Chapula
Energy & Natural Resources: Serigo Ostos, José Maria Lujambro
International Trade/NAFTA: Miriam Name
Labour & Employment: Pablo Saenz
Real Estate: Jorge Ojeda
Tax: Rene Cacheaux

Areas of Practice:
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
Dispute Resolution: Litigation: 10%
Energy & Natural Resources: 10%
International Trade/NAFTA: 10%
Labour & Employment: 15%
Real Estate: 20%
Tax: 15%

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:

CCN has a long history of involvement with cross-border and multi-jurisdictional mergers, acquisitions, reorganisations, transformations, and related, tax, regulatory and antitrust issues.

Litigation:
CCN’s litigation practice encompasses commercial, civil, real estate, intellectual property, labour, bankruptcy and antitrust litigation. CCN has developed a strong track record representing clients before the Mexican tax, customs, administrative and labour authorities and serving as expert witnesses on Mexican law in foreign courts.

Energy & Natural Resources:
CCN has developed its energy practice offering legal support for electricity generation projects, particularly with wind and solar resources, including grid interconnection, all types of permits and authorisations, and land use issues; also, advising generators, suppliers and large industrial end users in the negotiation of power purchase agreements, as well as supporting clients in the regulations applicable to midstream and downstream activities involving natural gas and refined products.

International Trade/NAFTA:
CCN assists clients on international trade law issues involving tariffs, quotas, subsidies, licenses, free trade agreements, trade policies, rules of origin, transportation and trade finance, among others. The firm synthesises tax, customs, regulatory and foreign investment considerations with its clients’ international trade strategies.

Labour & Employment:
CCN maintains complete Mexican labour and employment law resources. CCN assists its clients throughout its Mexico offices, offering immediate service on labour and employment issues.

Real Estate:
CCN has a broad-based and very active real estate practice. The firm handles property acquisitions, industrial, commercial and recreational leases, mortgages, finance, lending, real property trusts and property development and subdivisions. CCN’s participation in real estate projects may involve tax, zoning, environmental, foreign investment and water rights.

Tax:
The firm’s tax services include international tax planning, tax consulting and advisory services, requests for rulings, opinions and refunds, government consultations, fiscal legislative consulting and tax litigation.

Languages:
English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Japanese.

Clients:
CCN primarily represents, entities and individuals in the automotive, real estate, manufacturing, agribusiness, tourism, electronics, financial services and other sectors. A list of representative clients may be obtained upon request.