Practice Areas

Dispute Resolution

Our litigation practice—focused exclusively on assisting on real estate and hospitality industry clients resolve their disputes—draws on the expertise of both our litigation attorneys and our real estate and corporate lawyers.  This two-pronged approach makes us well-equipped to deal with novel issues of law and industry-specific complex factual circumstances in the most effective and efficient…

Aviation & Marine

More private jets land in Cabo than any other airport in Mexico. The marinas of Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Los Cabos in San Jose harbor hundreds of high-end yachts and sport fishing boats.   Rosen Law advises private jet owners and yacht owners on transacting across borders, tax, customs and regulatory matters including yacht…

Labor and Employment

Mexican employment law, founded in the Constitution, is extremely protective of the worker. Foreign companies hiring Mexican employees and contractors should be aware of non-waivable severance obligations, statutory benefits, and workplace rights.   The Mexican labor law also regulates union-employer relations. Unions and collective bargaining agreements are the norm for almost all large plant operations…

International Trade

NAFTA and Maquiladoras Maquiladora, is derived from the word maquila, which is defined as “the price (multure) that a miller traditionally charged for milling” or “the act itself of milling someone else’s grain.” This is similar to the way in which most maquiladoras provide services to their foreign affiliates and to the manner in which the…

International Tax

The making of business decisions in Mexico—such as whether to acquire assets or shares, how to establish tax basis on real estate; the most appropriate corporate vehicle for your investment; whether to export directly or through an intermediary; the contractual framework governing your relationships with related companies, customers and suppliers; and the daily operation of…

Immigration

All foreigners visiting, staying or carrying out activities in Mexico are subject to Mexican immigration law and regulations. Failure to comply with immigration provisions may be punishable by fine, prison and/or deportation. Acts (such as signing contracts, bids, permits or other public and private documents) performed in Mexico by foreigners not holding the proper visa…

Project Development

Project Development, Environmental & Entitlements Wherever you are, the difference between successful and failed projects and developments often lies in the entitlement and development phase. Time is money, and projects cannot afford significant delays or obstacles in the granting of project permits, land use and environmental approvals, forming condominium regimes, processing timeshare program registrations, and…

Corporate

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance & Foreign Investment With attorneys admitted in both the United States and Mexico, Rosen Law can structure, form and manage corporate transactions and entities in both countries, seamlessly. Businesses and individuals wishing to form a Mexican entity have a variety of corporate vehicles at their disposal, but each may result…