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Investor Relations and Mexican politics

The still preliminary results from mid-term elections on Sunday confirmed how polarized Mexico has become politically. About half the country supported the populist Morena and its allies, with the other half backing a…

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Do publicly traded companies need a personal trading policy?

In this post we are going to discuss a topic that is particularly relevant for companies that are listed on the Stock Exchange (BMV or BIVA). I am specifically referring to the handling of privileged information and relevant events, which directly influence personal trading by managers and other employees who work for the organization.

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Investor Conferences

This week we focus on Investor Conferences – which ones to go to, who to send, and how they may evolve in the post pandemic world. We are also….

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Do you recycle?

This week, we celebrated the International Recycling Day. Because of it, this week we would like to share some interesting data on the subject. In

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Business Ethics. Does corruption kill?

In this post we are going to discuss a topic that is very relevant – business ethics and its day to day use. I will specifically address the unfortunate event that occurred a few weeks ago on Line 12 of the CDMX metro, which deeply affected our society.

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El Pulso de los Medios – Mayo

This month El Pulso de los Medios brings you the latest on changes in organizations such as Mexicanos Contra la Corrupción y la Impunidad; conflicts between journalists and public officials (including President López Obrador); and additional complaints of sexual and labor harassment at El Heraldo de México.

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Are Compliance Officers Obligatory?

In this post we are going to address a very relevant topic for financial institutions, Compliance Officers in the area of ​Money Laundering Prevention (PLD in Spanish). This role has gained importance in the past few decades and is very important for regulation and our society.

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El Pulso de los Medios – Abril

La pandemia de coronavirus sigue impactando de manera directa al mundo de los medios de comunicación mexicanos, sin embargo, también las decisiones y el comportamiento de directivos y actores relevantes inciden en los resultados de sus empresas y en la percepción que los propios periodistas tienen de sus centros y equipos de trabajo. 

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Learning about ESG?

This week, I want to answer a question we frequently get: where can someone learn about ESG and the right way to think about sustainability?

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Why is independence and empowerment important for a Compliance program?

When proposing, establishing, or implementing a Compliance program, many questions arise, such as: which area should the Compliance unit be in within the organization?; who should head the division or program?; or what kind of resources should be allocated to it? All of these are valid questions and should be answered, but first I would like to raise some more general than practical ideas to keep in mind before answering those questions.

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What are vulnerable activities?

This week in the blog we are going to discuss an issue of concern for the SAT (Mexican Tax Administration Service) and many entrepreneurs, regarding the topic of vulnerable activities (this is a Mexican concept that describes financial activities that present a higher risk for financial crime such as money laundering).

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