Planning of Corporate Transfers by Foreign Partners

What should I do when I want to transfer my shares of a Mexican company? Whether by sale, merger, acquisition, spin-off or dissolution of one of the partners, the transfer of shares abroad without taking into consideration the prior legal compliance…

Latin America’s Unicorns – Rapidly Growing Startups and New Innovations

Over the last years, Latin America has established itself as one of the most important regions for the foundation of new companies. Many startups have been founded in Mexico as well as in other LATAM countries and they are growing rapidly and…

250,000 Jobs Restored in Mexico’s Tourism Industry

The pandemic has affected tourism around the whole world. But while most countries continue to suffer from the effects of various travel restrictions, Mexico is already looking ahead. Between April and June of this year, 250,000 jobs in the…

Joe Biden’s Infrastructure Plan – An Opportunity for Mexico?

Recently, the U.S. Senate approved Biden's plan to expand the US infrastructure. It is part of the new U.S. president's "American Jobs Plan" and is intended to help the US economy recover after the pandemic. However, this project also offers…

Rising Export Figures as a Promising Sign for Economic Recovery – Mexico’s Getaway from the Crisis

The pandemic has taken its toll on the world´s economy, however, economic recovery has finally begun for Mexico. During the first half of this year, exports were 3.85% higher compared to those reported in 2019 before the pandemic onset. In…

Why programmers are the future of Mexico.

Digitization in Mexico is making quick progress. Whereas in 2018 only 23% of the companies located in Mexico implemented digitalization platforms as part of their business, the figure has increased up to 69% since the pandemic in 2020. Digital…
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Faces of WMP | WMP Legal

To help you get to know our teams and employees better, from now on we will introduce them to you on our blog. This month, the WMP Legal team. WMP Legal WMP Legal is a German-Mexican law firm and part of the WMP Mexico Advisors Group, which…

Mexico ranked among the 10 countries featuring the highest overseas direct investment.

In 2020, Mexico was ranked 9th amongst the countries featuring foreign direct investment. Moving up 5 places since 2019 according to UNCTAD data. In addition to Mexico, USA, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Luxembourg, Germany, Ireland, and…

Opening of liaison office in Shanghai

We are pleased to open our WMP Representation Branch Office in Shanghai. WMP Mexico Advisors is expanding its portfolio to also enable Chinese companies to enter the Mexican market. In an interview, WMP’s Managing Director and Founder Thomas…
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Tax effects of the Outsourcing Reform

The Outsourcing reform approved on April 20 has not only legal but also tax implications for companies in Mexico. The changes, which affect the CFF, the LIVA and the LSR, will come into effect on August 1, 2021. What will change at the tax…