Author: Brenda Cordova


A Brief Overview of IMMEX and NAFTA Article 303

By Brenda Cordova, Mexico Attorney Currently, there are over 6000 companies operating under the IMMEX regime in Mexico.[1] The IMMEX play an important role in the Mexican economy, and therefore, the Mexican government promotes them among foreign investors by providing several benefits and advantages for companies that participate in the program. Generally, companies participating in

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ITAR Brokering Practical Challenges Pre-Export Control Reform

As defense manufacturers, exporters, and brokers await the issuance of new brokering rules, many continue to struggle with the very grey areas currently found in Part 129 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Much is left to interpretation when it comes to reporting and prior approvals. And, as is often the case, the

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Explaining the Mexican Pedimento

In Mexico, the pedimento is the most relevant custom form that importers or exporters use during the importation or exportation of their goods. The pedimento can only be completed by the Mexican customs broker (Agente Aduanal) at the request of the importer or exporter. Even though the pedimento can be reduced to one-page document, the

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