Bauer Business Focus

Why Houston Energy Companies Should Do Their Homework Before Doing Business In Mexico

Mexico’s energy reforms have paved the way for U.S. firms but they need to be aware of the different laws that govern business there.

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Jaime Treviño with law firm JATA says U.S. companies should be aware of stricter labor laws in Mexico.

Editors’ note: This story was originally published on Oct. 21, 2016.

The effort to reform the energy sector in Mexico has opened up new opportunities for American oil and gas companies. But there are serious questions about how to conduct business south of the border.

Jaime Treviño is managing partner at J.A. Treviño Abogados, a law firm with offices in Houston and Monterrey, Mexico.

For this week's Bauer Business Focus, News 88.7's Florian Martin spoke with him about the peculiarities of Mexico's legal system.

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Florian Martin

Florian Martin

Business Reporter

Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters, the Houston Press Club, National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Public Radio...

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