According to the IMF’s March 2012 report, Mexico’s banking sector was hit hard in the financial crisis, with economic activity falling in 2009 and financial markets experiencing a significant dip. However, effective fiscal management and good public administration has led to a strong recovery in the sector, and continued positive bilateral relations with the US have resulted in a productive foreign investment regime. Lawyers expect the financial recovery to accelerate as the government proposes reforms to develop Mexico’s capital markets. The banking legal market is relatively competitive, say our sources, but with clear leaders in the field, 30 of whom we list below.
Mexico has a booming aviation sector. The country now has the second largest share of available airline seat capacity in Latin America after seeing an 8 per cent rise in domestic traffic over the last four years. With Mexican airlines working hard to expand their international reach, it seems the future is bright for this flourishing industry. In this chapter, we list 10 “superb” aviation lawyers who are all “well known” for their “technical expertise and client focus”.
Arbitration remains an attractive form of dispute resolution in Mexico. As the legal market evolves to keep pace with international trends, more and more commercial parties are recognising the benefits of having conflicts dealt with by an expert arbitration forum. Our research highlights 19 practitioners, selected for their excellence and experience in domestic and international arbitrations for a wide range of corporate and commercial parties.
With the benefit of over 15 years of research and tens of thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the regulatory communications legal marketplace worldwide. We identify the growing trend in convergence between technology sectors, data privacy developments and a changing client base.
With the benefit of over 10 years research and thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the banking legal marketplace worldwide. This year we identify the shifts in activity relating to restructuring and refinancing, the decline of bank lending and the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III provisions.
In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide. Allen & Overy LLP features heavily for its international expertise in this field, as do Clifford Chance LLP. Linklaters LLP and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP also perform exceptionally well this year.
In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide. The investment and hedge funds powerhouse, Maples and Calder tops the tables with an impressive 15 listings, followed by Debevoise & Plimpton and SJ Berwin LLP with 14 inclusions each.
With the benefit of over 15 years of research and tens of thousands of voted from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at shifts in the legal marketplace and developing trends and activity, worldwide.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.