Restructurings & Bankruptcies in Mexico: Responding to the Economic Side Effects of the Pandemic

Wednesday, July 22 12:00 PM EDT to 1:00 PM EDT


The Paul Hastings Latin America team, in partnership with the United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Chapter, hosted a webinar to explore how restructurings in Mexico will respond to the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The topics covered include:

  • Overview of the legal and business framework for Mexico’s local and cross-border restructurings and bankruptcies;

  • The current situation and outlook for Mexican distressed companies and industries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic;

  • The role of the IFECOM and other entities and authorities in these proceedings;

  • Workout and capital market perspectives on restructuring processes, negotiations, risk management and lenders protection;

  • Recent experiences and outcomes on U.S.-Mexico cross-border restructurings and bankruptcies; and

  • Practical challenges for proceedings under the COVID-19 environment.

The following panelists participated in the discussion:

  • Edgar Bonilla- Director General, Mexico's Federal Institute of Commercial Bankruptcy Specialists (IFECOM)

  • Michael Fitzgerald - Partner, Paul Hastings

  • Joy Gallup - Partner, Paul Hastings

  • Juan Carlos Machorro - Partner, Santamarina y Steta

  • Daniel Nicolaievsky - Co-Head Mexico, Rothschild & Co.

  • Jeremy Warren - Head of Financing Solutions Group, HSBC

To view a recording of the webinar, click here.

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