Summer 2020: COVID & the Region.

Summer 2020 is nearly at an end, without many of the vacations and festivities that usually characterize this time of year.   Over the past months, our lives have been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic and its destructive economic consequences. With so many changes, we at White & Case are committed to helping our clients manage any business impact that…

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America First policy in Latin America undermines U.S. interests for democracy and prosperity in the region

The following piece first appeared in The Dallas Morning News. You can find it here, or continue reading below. Latin America has been rocked by protest movements, the rise of populist leaders and economic stagnation. The region has witnessed dramatic ups and downs, at times taking bold steps to confront corruption, promote human rights, and strengthen rule of law,…

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USMCA in the time of COVID

As we enter the summer, the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences continue to shape our lives. Here at White & Case in Mexico City, we remain fully committed to serving our clients during these difficult times and helping manage any business impact and legal risks that may arise. Tomorrow, July 1st, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will enter…

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Mexico: Ready to launch, AMLO minus…

It’s been over a month since President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador swept the election to become Mexico’s next leader. With 53 percent of the votes, López Obrador won every Mexican state except Guanajuato, and received a higher percentage of the overall vote than any of the past four presidents. The electoral mandate wasn’t only at the federal…

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Mexico: About Sunday Night…

Amid persistent chants of “presidente” from his supporters, Andrés Manuel López Obrador took the stage Sunday night to give his acceptance speech and make history as the country’s first president who was not part of the country’s two major political parties. Amid persistent chants of “presidente” from his supporters, Andrés Manuel López Obrador took the…

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A scorcher’s a coming…

We are only a few weeks into what is shaping up to be a long hot summer, with increasing turmoil around the world: U.S.-North Korea Summit, the G7 Summit, protests in Nicaragua, Brazil’s upcoming elections, and the ongoing economic and political collapse in Venezuela. Within regional relations, it hasn’t been much calmer. The highest profile spat was Donald Trump’s twitter attacks…

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