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Our lawyers have participated directly in the following projects and activities:

  • Mexican Federal Government (Communications & Transport Ministry)
    PPP for Urban Elevated Toll Road
    Advice on 30-year PPP project for the construction, operation, use and maintenance of the “La Raza-Indios Verdes-Santa Clara” Urban Elevated Toll Road in Mexico City (first project to be in a bidding procedure by the Federal Government under the new PPP Legislation).
  • Mexico City Government
    CETRAMS Program
    Advice on the structuring and implementation of a legal framework in order to develop a program for the renovation of 8 transport hubs in Mexico City, through the selection of the investors and the awarding of concessions for the use for profit of public property.
  • Bombardier Transportation Mexico
    Public Biddings for Rolling Stock
    Advice on client's participation in four public bidding procedures for the provision, installation and launch (and/or overhaul) of rolling stock.
  • Grupo Modelo
    Mercado González Ortega, Zacatecas
    Advice on the drafting of two concession titles for the use of the González Ortega public market, in the historic center of Zacatecas, Zacatecas.
  • Mexico City Government
    Indios Verdes Transport Hub
    Advice on the granting of a concession to a private investor for the use for profit of an 82,000 m2 plot of land, property of the Mexico City Government on which to develop a 60,000m2 transport hub that shall include a subway, inter-city bus transport, taxis, metrobus, collective transport, BRT, a hotel, office space and a shopping center, representing a total private investment of approximately MXN $6 billion.
  • Banco del Bajío
    Loan for Mercado Corona
    Advice on the granting of a loan for the construction of Mercado Corona, a mixed-use building with government offices, a public market and a public parking lot in Guadalajara Jalisco. WLL drafted, negotiated and implemented the loan agreement as well as the warranties.
  • Consortium formed by Grupo Indi, Cintra and Meridiem
    Toll Road Concession
    Advice on the acquisition, through a private competitive bidding, of a concession granted by the Government of the State of Puebla for the construction, operation, use for profit, conservation and maintenance of the a 65km state toll road.
  • Construcciones y Desarrollos Inmobiliarios Santa Fe (CODESA)
    Construction of platform for Automotive Assembly Plant in Puebla

    Advice on the negotiation and implementation of a Public Works Contract with the Ministry of Infrastructure of the State of Puebla, as well as on obtaining the necessary financing for the project.

  • Expansion of Public Works Contract for Automotive Assembly Plant

    Advice on negotiating the expansion of the public works contract for the construction of the platform for the Audi automotive plant, under the modality of “investment project”, with the Government of the State of Puebla

  • Communications and Transport Ministry
    PPP for Express Way on Mexico-Acapulco Highway

    Advice on the planning, bidding procedure and granting of a 30-year PPP project for the construction, operation, use and maintenance of an “Express Way” on the Mexico-Acapulco federal highway (first highway project to be executed under the PPP legislation). Construction of a new toll road and maintenance and operation of an existing highway in a densely populated urban area

  • Government of the State of Guanajuato
    Financial Equilibrium of the Celaya Bypass Concession
    Advice on the financial equilibrium of the Celaya Bypass concession, due to acts of nature and force majeure; advice on the drafting of the Ministry’s decree and modification of the concession title.
  • Consortium integrated by Grupo INDI, Grupo Hermes and IDINSA
    Optimization and Maintenance of Circuito Interior
    Advice on the public bidding procedure and granting of the long term services agreement for the optimization and maintenance of the Mexico City Circuito Interior freeway.
  • Consortium of private investors
    Irrigation infrastructure in Sinaloa
    Advice on the preparation of an unsolicited proposal for a Public Private Partnership (PPP) with CONAGUA for the modernization, rehabilitation, operation and maintenance of 658 km of irrigation infrastructure in the State of Sinaloa.
  • Mexico City Government
    Taxqueña Transport Hub
    Advice on the acquisition by the Mexico City Government of a 26,000 m2 plot of land, property of the Collective Transportation System, which currently holds the Taxqueña Transport Hub, for its subsequent concession to a private investor on which to develop and use for profit a transport hub that shall include a subway, inter-city bus transport, collective transportation, BRT, taxis, a 8,500m2 shopping center, 13,770m2 of office space, a 120-room hotel and a 608-space parking lot.
  • World Bank
    Water and Sewage Modernization Program, Oaxaca
    Advice on the design and implementation of a Water and Sewage Modernization Program in the State of Oaxaca, through the modernization of the institutional and legal framework within the sector
  • Mexico City Government
    Bordo Poniente Landfill closure
    Advice to the Mexico City Government on the public bidding procedure and granting of a concession regarding Mexico City’s solid urban waste found in the Bordo Poniente Stage IV Landfill, for the definitive closure of said landfill.
  • Grupo Indi
    Concession for Underground Parking Lot in Mexico City
    Advice on the granting of a concession of public properties for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of an underground parking lot and additional commercial services
  • Private Investor
    BRT system in Puebla
    Advice on participation in a public bidding procedure for a 30-year concession for the operation of lines 2 and 3 of the massive Bus Rapid Transit system in the city of Puebla.
  • SITUSA
    Financial Equilibrium - Corridor 3 of Mexibus

    Advice to the concessionaire of the collection and dispatch of corridor 3 of Mexibus, in the State of Mexico, on the financial equilibrium of the concession due to force majeure

  • Mexico City Government
    Zaragoza Transport Hub
    Advice on the acquisition by the Mexico City Government of a 21,000 m2 plot of land, which currently holds the Zaragoza Transport Hub, for its subsequent concession to a private investor on which to develop and use for profit atransport hub that shall include a subway, inter-city bus transport, metrobus, collective transportation, BRT, taxis, shopping center, sports and recreation facilities and a 332-space parking lot.
  • Grupo Gorsa and JayCashman
    Public bidding for expansion of breakwaters in Tamaulipas

    Advice to Grupo Gorsa and JayCashman on their joint participation in a public bidding process for the expansion of breakwaters at Puerto de Matamoros, in the state of Tamaulipas

  • Dexia Crédito Local
    Financing and development of the “Ciudad Victoria High Specialty Regional Hospital” PPS
    Advice on the financing and implementation of a high specialty regional hospital project and support unit in Ciudad Victoria under a PPS contract
  • Financing of water treatment plants
    Advice on the refinancing of several water treatment plants in San Luis Potosi.
  • Banco del Bajío
    Financing and development of the “Tlalnepantla Regional Hospital” PPS
    Advice on the design, structuring, allocation and implementation of long term service agreements for the development of eight federal prisons
  • Public Security Ministry (SSP)
    Public-private partnerships for the development of 8 federal prisons
    Advice on the design, structuring, allocation and implementation of long term service agreements for the development of eight federal prisons
  • Mexico City Government
    Constitución de 1917 Transport Hub
    Advice on the expropriation of the plots of land on which the Constitución de 1917 Transport Hub is located, for its subsequent concession to a private investor on which to develop and use for profit a 55,000m2 transport hub that shall include a subway, metrobus, collective transportation, taxis, a shopping center and a children’s museum.
  • Public Security Ministry (SSP)
    Public-private partnerships for the development of 8 federal prisons
    Advice on the design, structuring, allocation and implementation of long term service agreements for the development of eight federal prisons
  • Cemex / Grup INDI / Ascendi
    "Arco Oriente" Freeway Concession
    Advised the consortium on the drafting, negotiation and implementation of the concession certificate and procurement of financing for a 30-year concession for the construction, operation and maintenance of an elevated portion of the Mexico City main freeway
  • Grupo Tradeco
    PPS for the new facilities of Military Airbase Academy in Zapopan, Jalisco
    Advice on client’s participation in the public bidding process for a long term services agreement for the development of the new facilities for the Military Airbase Academy in Zapopan, Jalisco, and on obtaining financing for the implementation of the project (Military Airbase No. 5 and Military Academy).
  • Communications and Transport Ministry
    Ciudad Obregon Highway Concession
    Advice on the preparation and development of the litigation process for a 30-year concession for the Ciudad Obregon highway project located in the state of Sonora, as well as evaluation of bidders’ proposals and drafting of the bidding award.
  • Mexico City Government
    Martin Carrera Transport Hub
    Advice on the granting of a concession to a private investor for the use for profit of a plot of land, property of the Mexico City Government, on which to develop a 28,500m2 transport hub that shall include 2 subway lines, city buses, collective transportation, taxis and a shopping center.
  • Grupo INDI
    Negotiation of an agreement for developing a public transportation project in Mexico City
    Advice on the negotiation of the terms and conditions of a long term services agreement for the development of a public transport (“Eje Central, Cero Emisiones”) under the PPS program.
  • Government of the State of Zacatecas
    PPP Law
    Advice con the drafting of the PPP Law of the State of Zacatecas
  • Mexican Federal Government
    PPP Legal Framework
    Advice on the drafting, negotiation and approval of the new Federal PPP Regulations
  • Government of the State of Oaxaca
    PPP Law and Regulations
    Advice on the drafting, negotiation and approval of the new PPP Law for the State of Oaxaca and its Regulations. Even though the State of Oaxaca was among the first two states in Mexico that introduced changes to the legal framework in order to accommodate PPP, the Government of the State of Oaxaca is determined to strengthen their legal framework and incorporate some of the changes that have been introduced by the Federation for PPP, including unsolicited proposals, value for money analysis and scope of services.
  • World Bank
    Promotion of public-private partnership (PPP) programs for infrastructure development
    Advice on the generation of promotional materials and model agreements in order to train public officials and other stakeholders throughout the world under the MP3IC program
  • Government of the State of Chiapas
    PPP Law and Regulations
    Advice on the drafting, negotiation and approval of the new PPP Law for the State of Chiapas and its Regulations. Even though a new PPS Law and their regulations were passed in 2006-07, the Government of the State of Chiapas is determined to strengthen their legal framework for PPP and incorporate some of the changes that have been introduced by the Federation, including unsolicited proposals, value for money analysis and a broader scope of services.
  • Government of the State of Veracruz
    PPP Law and Regulations
    Advice on the drafting, negotiation and approval of the new PPP Law for the State of Veracruz and its Regulations. Even though a new PPS Law was passed in 2007, the Government of the State of Veracruz is determined to strengthen their legal framework for PPP and incorporate some of the changes that have been introduced by the Federation, including unsolicited proposals, value for money analysis and a broader scope of services.
  • Government of the State of Michoacán
    PPP Law and Regulations
    Advice on the drafting, negotiation and approval of the new PPP Law for the State of Michoacán and its Regulations. Even though a new PPS Law was passed in 2005, the Government of the State of Michoacán is determined to strengthen their legal framework for PPP and incorporate some of the changes that have been introduced by the Federation, including unsolicited proposals, value for money analysis and a broader scope of services.
  • Government of the State of Quintana Roo
    PPS Regulations
    Advice on the drafting, negotiation and approval of the new PPS Regulations for the State of Quintana Roo. The State Government issued the regulations in order to implement new PPS projects.
  • ADO
    Line 3 of the Mexico City Metrobus
    Advice on the negotiation of terms and conditions for the concession of Line 3 of the Mexico City Metrobus
  • Industrial Catering Company
    Integral services for 11 prisons
    Advice on the drafting, negotiation and implementation of integral services agreements for 11 prisons
  • Mexican Federal Government
    Concession of the Celaya Bypasses
    Advice on the allocation of the first highway concession in the State of Guanajuato for the Celaya North and South bypasses
  • Grupo INDI
    Negotiation of an agreement for developing a public transportation project in Mexico City
    Advice on the negotiation of the terms and conditions of a long term services agreement for the development of a public transport (“Eje Central, Cero Emisiones”) under the PPS program.
  • Alstom, Grupo INDI and others
    PPS for the Mexico City Tramway
    Advice on the participation in the public bidding process
  • IDINSA and Grupo INDI
    Financing and development of the Nueva Italia-Apatzingán federal highway
    Advice on the financing and execution of the "Nueva Italia-Apatzingán" PPS highway project.
  • Grupo INDI and Calidad de Vida, Progreso y Desarrollo para la Ciudad de México, S.A. de C.V.
    PPS for Prisons in Mexico City
    Advice INDI and Calidad de Vida on the structuring and implementation of two PPS projects for the Mexico City Government regarding matters of public security
  • World Bank
    Promotion of public-private partnership (PPP) programs for infrastructure development
    Advice on the generation of promotional materials and model agreements in order to train public officials and other stakeholders throughout the world under the MP3IC program
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
    PPP Course
    Advice on the preparation of Module 1 (“Types of PPP and Legal Frameworks for Concessions”) of the online PPP Course carried out by the Technological and Superior Studies Institute of Monterrey (ITESM) and by the PIAPPEM.
  • Training of public officials regarding PPP programs in Mexican states
    Implementation of workshops and training to government officials of various Mexican states regarding the structuring of PPP projects under the PIAPPEM
  • Government of the Municipality of Irapuato
    Legal reform regarding PPS
    Advice on the negotiation and drafting of a reform initiative to incorporate the PPS program in the Municipality of Irapuato, Guanajuato
  • Government of the State of Guanajuato
    PPS Regulations
    Advice on the drafting, negotiation and approval of the new PPS Regulations for the State of Guanajuato, in order to allow the implementation of new projects under the state’s PPS Law.
  • Communications and Transports Ministry (SCT)
    Granting of the Southwest Bypass package (FARAC VI)
    Advice on the design, structuring and allocation of the Southwest highway package concession under the asset utilization program
  • Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF)
    Program for developing social housing under the PPP program
    Advice on the design and implementation of a PPS program for social housing at a state and municipal level through the development of regional macro projects with private financing
  • Government of the State of Jalisco
    Allocation of the agreement for developing infrastructure for mass public transport in Guadalajara
    Advice on the allocation of the PPP for the design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the necessary infrastructure for a public transportation project in Guadalajara
  • Government of the State of Tamaulipas
    Allocation of the agreement for developing a state prison in Ciudad Victoria
    Advice on the structuring and awarding a PPP to design, finance, build, operate and maintain a prison under the PPP program in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas
  • Government of the State of Zacatecas
    Allocation of the agreement for developing the state governmental offices
    Advice on the allocation of the first PPS agreement, designed to finance, construct and maintain a building complex to hold the Public Administration of the State
  • Government of the State of Aguascalientess
    Allocation of the agreement for developing 47 public schools in the State of Aguascalientes
    Advice on the structuring and awarding a PPP to design, finance, build, operate and maintain 40 public schools under the PPP program in Aguascalientes. Project called "Educational Spaces."
  • Government of the State of Guerrero
    PPP and PPS Legal Framework
    Advice on carrying out a diagnosis of the existing legal framework for PPP and on the drafting of a legal, regulatory and institutional reform initiative in order to adjust and modernize said framework.
  • Governments of the States of Quintana Roo, Campeche and Veracruz, FIDESUR
    Legal reform regarding PPP and PPS
    Advice on the discussion and development of an initiative for constitutional and legislative reforms in order to incorporate the PPS program and strengthen other PPP programs in the States and the Municipalities of Quintana Roo, Campeche and Veracruz
  • Government of the State of Aguascalientes
    Legal reform regarding PPS
    Advice on the drafting and discussion of an initiative for legislative reforms in order to incorporate the PPS program in the State and Municipalities of Aguascalientes
  • Government of the State of Tamaulipas
    Legal reform regarding PPS
    Advice on the drafting and discussion of an initiative to reform the state’s PPS Law.
  • Finance Ministry of the Republic of Colombia
    Manual for the implementation of infrastructure projects with private participation
    Advice on the design and drafting of a manual for the implementation of infrastructure projects with private participation in Colombia.
  • Communications and Transports Ministry (SCT)
    Allocation of the first PPP highway projects in Mexico
    Advice on the design, structuring and allocation of the first two highway projects implemented under the PPS program in Mexico: Queretaro-Irapuato and Irapuato-La Piedad.
  • Mexican Federal Government (Finance Ministry & Mexican Presidency)
    Incorporation of the PPP / PFI program in Mexico under the term “PPS”
    Advice on the promotion and development of the PPP/PFI program in Mexico, which was given the term Projects for the Provision of Services or PPS.

 

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