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EPN Announces Tax Reform

On September 9, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto (“EPN”) released his proposed tax reform, which is aimed at fulfilling promises 69-73 of the Pacto por Mexico. Those promises are: 69: increase efficiency of tax collection 70: strengthening of federalism 71: … Continue reading

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Energy Reform Proposals – the Pact for Mexico Gets Serious

As previously discussed, the Mexican government’s reform agenda – the Pact for Mexico – has pursued a ‘staged’ approach to fulfilling the 95 promises on which the three major political parties agreed after last year’s presidential election. Thus, the first reforms addressed … Continue reading

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How Should Mexico Fight Corruption?

One of the major areas targeted for reform in the Mexican government’s Pact for Mexico is “Transparency, Accountability, and the Fight Against Corruption” (section 4 of the Pact). The reforms in this area foresee the following: greater accountability of government … Continue reading

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Strawmen Will Be Considered Money Launderers

President Enrique Pena Nieto sent an initiative to the Congress of the Union in order to strengthen the actions against money laundering, and terrorism and its financing, which address recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering. The … Continue reading

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