Mexico with a New Direction

Cross Border Issues Affecting Mexico in a Time of Transition

in Mexico City, Mexico

JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City Santa Fe
Av Sta Fe 160, Santa Fe, Col Santa Fe, 01219
Ciudad de México, Mexico

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A full day program including lunch and concluding with a reception.

The program will be presented in English and Spanish, with simultaneous interpretation by Directum Translations.

Conference Co-Chairs

  • Carlos Velazquez
    Basham, Ringe y Correa S.C.
  • Jesus Colunga
    Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.
  • John M. Stephenson
    Frost Brown Todd, LLC
  • Larry Pascal
    Haynes and Boone, LLP


  • $195 USD - Non-Member
  • $95 USD - SWIICL Member
  • $0 - Academy Alumni (quantity limited)
  • $0 - Other Invited Guests (quantity limited)

Schedule and Faculty

9:15 am

Initial Remarks – Mexico – Challenges and Opportunities From the Perspective of a US Investor

  • Larry B. Pascal (Haynes and Boone, LLP)

9:30 am

USMCA Trade Panel

  • Simon Potter (McCarthy Tetrault)
  • Edward M. Lebow (Haynes & Boone, LLP)
  • Larry B. Pascal (Haynes & Boone, LLP) (Moderator)
  • Roberto Serralde (Basham Ringe & Correa)

10:35 am

Mexican Oil and Gas Panel – Oil and Gas Policy

  • Marco Antonio de la Peña (Cuatrecasas)
  • Eduardo Corzo (Haynes and Boone, LLP)
  • Jorge Anaya (Wintershall-DEA)
  • Homero Gonzalez (BHP Mexico)
  • Juan Carlos Zepeda (Mexico Infrastructure Partners)

11:35 am


12:00 pm

Infrastructure Panel – Infrastructure Considerations and Opportunities

  • Juan Carlos Serra (Basham Ringe & Correa)
  • Liliana Corzo (Cuatrecasas)
  • Oscar Chanona Garcia

1:00 pm

Personal Data Protection – Mexican, US, and EU Considerations

  • Victoria Beckman (Frost Brown Todd)
  • Lucia Fernandez Gonzalez (Gonzalez Calvillo)
  • Juan Carlos Carrillo (IBM)

1:45 pm


3:30 pm

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • John M. Stephenson, Moderator (Frost Brown Todd)
  • Luis Nicolau (Ritch Mueller Heather & Nicolau)
  • Thomas J. Spackman, Jr. (Mexcap LLC)

4:30 pm


4:45 pm

Labor Law - Impact on Recent and Pending Reforms

  • Jimena Olivera (Basham, Ringe & Correa)
  • Tania Terrazas (Litttler Mendelson)

5:30 pm

Real Estate – Industrial, Commercial and Hospitality

  • Paul M. Karon (Entrada Partners)
  • Rodrigo Canesa Labastida (Ritch, Mueller, Heather & Nicolau)
  • Floris Iking (Alvarez & Marsal)

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


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Gold Sponsor - $2,500 each

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