About us

Basila Abogados has broad experience in advising foreign and Mexican clients, in the incorporation of the most suitable vehicle for private equity funds operating in Mexico, as well as through the process of investment and disbursement of portfolio companies in several industries, such as: transportation by land or air, pharmaceutical, real estate, hospital, entertainment, education, among others. The members of the firm have broad experience advising clients in the issuance of debt and capital placements, including private placements. The firm also has experience in the structuring of new financial instruments and securities, such as Equity Development Certificates (CKD’s) and Investment Projects Certificates (CERPIS), to raise private equity and venture capital funds, for the financing of companies and real estate projects.

Also, the firm has a broad experience in representing national and international clients in initiating businesses in Mexico, advising in the incorporation and operation of new companies in Mexico, as well as negotiating and representing clients in several mergers and acquisitions of local and foreign companies. The members of the firm have broad experience in the drafting and negotiation of domestic and international contracts, including investment agreements, sales purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, debt restructuring agreements, trust agreements, among others.

Partners at the firm serve as Secretary of the Board of Directors for several private companies, managing their corporate governance and Technical Committees of Issuer Trusts.

The firm has experience in advising foreign and Mexican clients in the participation of foreign investment entities in regulated companies, as well as obtaining neutral investment authorizations from the General Direction of Foreign Investment of the Ministry of Economy.

Since its foundation, the Firm has complemented its financial practice with a consolidated litigation area that currently has more than 25 years of experience in complex specialized litigation of any size.

The litigation area focuses on financial-securities, commercial bankruptcy, administrative-constitutional and civil-commercial matters.

We advise our clients in the prevention, negotiation, mediation and transaction of all types of agreements and contracts, which allows us to avoid and prevent future controversies.

When litigation arises, we advise our clients throughout the process, explaining in detail the strategy and alternatives available for the best decision making, with the necessary support at all stages of the process. 

Legal practices area

Structuring of new financial instruments and securities, such as Equity Development Certificates (CKD’s) and Investment Projects Certificates (CERPIS), to raise private equity and venture capital funds, for the financing of companies and real estate projects. 


The members of the firm have broad experience advising clients in the issuance of debt and capital placements, including private placements.



The firm has experience in advising foreign and Mexican clients in the participation of foreign investment entities in regulated companies, as well as obtaining neutral investment authorizations from the General Direction of Foreign Investment of the Ministry of Economy





The firm also has experience in the structuring of new financial instruments and securities, such as Equity Development Certificates (CKD’s) and Investment Projects Certificates (CERPIS), to raise private equity and venture capital funds, for the financing of companies and real estate projects.







The members of the firm have broad experience in the drafting and negotiation of domestic and international contracts, including investment agreements, sales purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, debt restructuring agreements, trust agreements, among others.









The firm has a broad experience in representing national and international clients in initiating businesses in Mexico, advising in the incorporation and operation of new companies in Mexico, as well as negotiating and representing clients in several mergers and acquisitions of local and foreign companies.

BA litigates before the federal or common courts in Mexico City or several states of the Mexican Republic in aspects related to financial-securities matters; commercial bankruptcy and insolvency procedures before the District Courts Specialized in Commercial Bankruptcy; financial services contracts, conflicts between shareholders, special lawsuits for the execution of bonds and insurance claims; special maritime trials for salvage remuneration; collective or class actions, emotional distress damages, medical liability (torts), maquila service contracts, sports centers, hotel industry, executive trials, attachments, as well as judicial and extrajudicial collection and recovery of accounts receivable, among others. 


BA advises on preventive or administrative proceedings before the corresponding authority; nullity trials before the Administrative Justice Court (local or federal), as well as constitutional trials (amparo) before the District Courts in Administrative Matters, or those Specialized in Antitrust, Broadcasting and Telecommunications, as applicable; trials for state damages and liability and public actions for the nullity or defense of rights derived from administrative acts.

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Releases and Newsletters

02

Jan, 2024

Basila Abogados and JBV (José, Barhem y Villaseñor abogados) announce that members of JBV will become part of Basila Abogados as of January 1, 2024 

Basila Abogados and JBV are firms that have successfully collaborated for several years, now their close ties over the years have led both firms to consolidate a strategic alliance by integrating their teams in Basila Abogados as of January 1, 2024. This agreement allows them to strengthen their current practices and to reinforce their positioning in Mexico in the provision of high quality and specialized legal services
Read the full release here 

Jan 02, 2024

Mexico City

23

Oct, 2023

General Law of Commercial Corporations 

Amendments to the General Law of Commercial Corporations regarding Meetings through Electronic media and devices.
Publication links:
Read the full release here 

Oct 23, 2023

Mexico City

30

Aug, 2023

Chambers and Partners

 

We are thrilled to share that Chambers and Partners has again recognized Basila Abogados, and our partners Mauricio Basila Lago and Luis Fernando Serrallonga Kaim, in its Global 2024 Capital Markets ranking, highlighting their expertise handling private equity placements and IPOs, as well as the issuance of instruments such as CERPIs and CKDs.
Publication links:
https://chambers.com/department/basila-abogados-capital-markets-latin-america-9:8:144:1:309254
https://chambers.com/legal-rankings/capital-markets-mexico-9:8:144:1  

 

Aug 30, 2023

London, UK

30

Aug, 2023

Latin Lawyer 

We are pleased to share that Basila Abogados has been ranked as a Recommended firm in the Latin Lawyer 250 2024 edition.
Link: https://latinlawyer.com/rankings/latin-lawyer-250/profile/firm/basila-abogados

Aug 30, 2023

Mexico City

05

Dec, 2022

CERPIS

This memorandum analyzes some implications of the General Provisions on financial matters of the Retirement Savings Systems ("CUF") issued by the National Commission of the Retirement Savings System ("CONSAR"), to the issuance of trust bonds for investment projects ("CERPIS"). Read the full release here

Dec 05, 2022

Mexico City

30

Aug, 2022

IFLR1000 Recognition

We are honored to share the recognition granted in the IFLR1000 2022 rankings to our lawyers, Mauricio Basila Lago and Luis Fernando Serrallonga Kaim, as well as to our Firm in the practice of Capital Markets: Investment funds and Equity. Profile can be consulted in the following link:
https://lnkd.in/eQWJeyR

Aug 30, 2022

Mexico City

16

Feb, 2022

Client Alert: SAT debts requirements

Nullity trial and means of defense against SAT determinations for alleged debts and tax credits for payment of rights for inspection and surveillance services to the CNBV. Read the full release here

Feb 16, 2022

Mexico City

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Arcos Bosques
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