On September 18, 2023, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit ("SHCP" as per its acronym in Spanish), published the Sustainable Financing Mobilization Strategy (the "Sustainable Financing Strategy").
October 3rd, 2023
Associate since 2017
Paula is specialized in environmental law with more than fourteen years of experience in that practice. She has a comprehensive vision of environmental, administrative and regulatory matters since she has worked in both, public and private sectors. Paula has specialized in providing advice on compliance with legal obligations regarding environmental impact, concessions in the Mexican federal maritime zone, water, hazardous and non-hazardous waste management, soil pollution, environmental risk, forestry and land use changes, health and safety, urban development and other regulatory matters, such as the emerging regulations of cannabis and its derivatives. She has participated in multiple environmental audits for clients related to different industries, such as renewable energy, hydrocarbon, food and beverages producers, forestry and paper, chemistry, real estate and construction, consumer product manufacturing, tobacco, pharmaceutical and tourism, among others. Likewise, she has experience in litigation and administrative matters before act of Environmental authorities (Federal, State and Local). Paula has particularly worked with the environmental liability system entered into forced with the Federal Law of Environmental Liability.
As part of the ESG specialization, Paula has focused on designing tools for the development and implementation of regulatory management and environmental compliance systems, as key tools in our clients' ESG strategies.
Awards & Recognitions<span style="font-family: " segoe="" ui",="" system-ui,="" "apple="" color="" emoji",="" "segoe="" ui="" sans-serif;="" font-size:="" 14px;"="">Environment: Associate to watch - Chambers & Partners 2022
October 3rd, 2023
August 1st, 2023
We invite you to refer to Chapter 20 "Compliance as the Foundation for ESG Oversight," published in the latest edition of "The Guide To Corporate Compliance" by Latin Lawyer, in which our partner Martín Sánchez, Counselors Gabriel Calvillo and Adriana Morales, and our Associate Paula Pérez collaborated.
May 11th, 2023
On May 8, 2023, several amendments to the Mining Law, the National Waters Law, the General Law of Ecological Balance and Environmental Protection, as well as the General Law for the Prevention and Integral Management of Waste, regarding the mining industry (the “Mining Reform”) were published in the Official Gazette of the Federation.
March 29th, 2023
Mexico's Sustainable Taxonomy (the "Taxonomy"), a classification tool created through a broad, participatory, and coordinated three-year process to identify and define activities with positive effects on the environment and society, following technical criteria and international standards was presented on March 16, 2023 by Gabriel Yorio, assistant secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit “Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público” (“SHCP”) within the framework of the 2023 Banking Convention.
October 21st, 2022
We have been recognized again by Legal 500 as a leading law firm in Mexico.
Professional Related: Aisha Calderón , Alejandro Díaz , Carlos Jiménez , Carlos Orcí , Enrique Ramírez , Everardo J. Espino , Francisco Fuentes Ostos , Francisco Glennie , Horacio M. de Uriarte , Lorenza Langarica , Manuel Echave , Martín Sánchez , Nora Morales , Patricio Trad , Patrick Meshoulam , Paula Pérez , Ricardo Maldonado
August 4th, 2022
On Friday, July 29, 2022, the Decree establishing the immediate action plan to address the emergency due to the shortage of drinking water for urban and domestic public use in the Municipalities affected by the pandemic was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation. low availability in its supply sources and due to drought in the State of Nuevo León (the “Decree”), which establishes certain provisions as part of the action plan to address the emergency due to the shortage of drinking water, the most relevant being:
March 11th, 2022
The Official Mexican Standard NOM-001-SEMARNAT-2021 (the “NOM”), was published today in the Federal Official Gazette, such NOM sets forth the permissible limits of pollutants in wastewater discharges to national water bodies; the NOM leaves without legal effect the first regulation on wastewater discharge published twenty-five years ago.
October 21st, 2021
This year our firm was recognized as a leading law firm in Mexico by the publication Legal 500. We invite you to learn more about our recognized practice areas.
Professional Related: Aisha Calderón , Carlos Jiménez , Carlos Orcí , Enrique Ramírez , Francisco Fuentes Ostos , Francisco Glennie , Manuel Echave , Martín Sánchez , Nora Morales , Pablo Mijares , Patrick Meshoulam , Paula Pérez , Pilar Mata , Ricardo Maldonado
August 30th, 2021
We continue to be recognized by Chambers and Partners for demonstrating leadership and for our excellent customer service.
Professional Related: Carlos Orcí , Enrique Ramírez , Everardo J. Espino , Francisco Fuentes Ostos , Horacio M. de Uriarte , Lorenza Langarica , Manuel Echave , Martín Sánchez , Nora Morales , Pablo Mijares , Patricio Trad , Patrick Meshoulam , Paula Pérez , Pilar Mata , Ricardo Maldonado
April 27th, 2021
On April 26, 2021, the Decree (the "Decree") amending several provisions of the Sustainable Forestry Development General Law (the "Law") was published in the Federal Official Gazette ("DOF" by its acronym in Spanish). The main amendments published in the Decree include the following matters:
January 13th, 2021
Know more about the Regulations of the General Health Law on the subject of health control for the production, research and medical use of cannabis and its pharmacological derivatives, which was published in the Official Journal of the Federation on January 12, 2021.
August 24th, 2020
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June 3rd, 2020
May 4th, 2020
April 20th, 2020
April 16th, 2020
The amendment to the Sustainable Forest Development Law extends the federal jurisdiction for forestry land use change authorizations that now include urban areas and certain agricultural lands and extends corporate criminal liability associated to environmental crimes.
April 15th, 2020
March 26th, 2020
On March 24, 2020, a Decree was published in Mexico’s Federal Official Gazette in order to determine the period considered as non-business days regarding administrative acts and procedures managed by the SEMARNAT and its administrative agencies (the “Decree”).