General Corporate
& Transactional Practice

  • Commercial
  • Corporate Governance
  • E-commerce
  • Franchise & Distribution
  • International Investment
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Shareholders’ Disputes
  • Trusts

Franco Duarte Murillo Arredondo regularly advises local, national and international clients in virtually all areas of corporate and commercial transactions, corporate financings, and securities law compliance matters, including:

  • commercial transactions
  • construction & procurement
  • corporate governance
  • derivatives & structure finance
  • due diligence activities
  • exempt securities offerings
  • international investments
  • franchise and distribution agreements
  • government contracts
  • incorporations
  • joint ventures & strategic alliances
  • labor relations
  • leveraged lease transactions
  • mergers and acquisitions (both negotiated and hostile)
  • non-compete undertakings
  • privatization of government facilities
  • project finance
  • public bids
  • real estate transactions
  • rights of minorities
  • secured and unsecured lending and financing
  • securitization & asset-backed finance
  • spin-offs
  • structuring and organizing private investment funds
  • tender offers

Our transactional lawyers have extensive experience with complex mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, auctions, financings, private and public placements, spin-offs, joint ventures, restructurings and similar transactions for clients in a broad range of industries, and have been involved in all aspects of leveraged buyouts, managed buyouts and distressed sales.

The Firm represents corporations from the energy, automotive, real estate, construction, telecommunications and healthcare industries, as well as financial entities, manufacturing and processing enterprises, banks and bank holding companies, broker-dealers, service companies, insurance companies, high technology businesses, loan institutions and broadcasters, among others.

The Firm is very active in advising and assisting clients in all kinds of infrastructure and tourism projects, including the implementation of legal, tax and financial structures related thereto.

We also counsel our clients in their affairs with official regulators, including all kinds of proceedings before the Federal Competition Commission (Cofeco), the Federal Consumers Protection Agency (Profeco), the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), the National Commission of Foreign Investment, the Federal Telecommunications Commission (Cofetel), the National Commission of Banking and Securities (CNBV), the Mexican Institute of Intellectual Property (IMPI), the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT), the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), the Ministry of Health and other authorities of the Mexican government.