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Benjamín Torres-Barrón leads Baker McKenzie's Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice Group in Mexico. Mr. Torres-Barrón is listed as a recommended lawyer by Who’s Who Legal for oil, gas, and project finance in Mexico and was named by Chambers Latin America as one of the country's leading lawyers in the energy and natural resources practice. For several years, he has been acknowledged by the magazine Petróleo & Energía as one of the 100 leaders in Mexico's energy industry. He is a professor of the Master’s Degree in Energy and Sustainability Law at Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon and of the Diploma Degree in Energy at Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez.

In brief The Mexican government published a Decree that amends and incorporates several provisions of the Power Industry Law (“Amendment”) in the Federal Official Gazette on 9 March 2021. The Amendment will severely affect the business of private entities investing in the power industry. Recommended actions We consider that the…

The Latin America energy, mining and infrastructure industry is transitioning to a New Normal. The evolving market conditions drive the need for new regulations and business strategies to be addressed by governments and multinational and local companies in the sector. We invite you to listen to our Latin America Energy,…

The PACMA is a group of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental care projects, works and actions, to promote sustainable development, as well as strengthen relations between communities and oil and gas (O&G) companies in order to obtain and extend the Social License to Operate (Licencia Social de Operación “LSO”).…