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Purchasing Communal Lands in Mexico

Mexican law provides for the possibility of purchases of land in the ejido system. Still, investors face risks that may be compounded by common errors made by foreigners, some Mexican lawyers and the authorities. Converting communal land into private property and successfully purchasing and holding land...

The Use of Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements in Mexico

Excerpt: During the 1980s, the Mexican government decided to open its real estate and personal property market to foreign investors, after many other countries had done so during the 1970s. The objective was to increase the flow of productive investments and thereby to boost employment. Like many...

Civil Law & Mixed Jurisdictions Toolbox

For students of the law of all ages and lawyers faced with transactions involving foreign law in Civil Law or Mixed Jurisdictions perhaps for the first time, we at LexisNexis can provide you with fundamental tools and sources to enable you to grasp the concepts of non-common law based legal systems....