FERNANDO PÉREZ CORREA

PARTNER

Fernando has over 30 years of experience in Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy & InsolvencyLitigationArbitration and Mediation. He is admitted to practice in New York and in the federal courts of the 2nd Circuit of the United States since 1995.

Currently, he is a conciliator and trustee before the Federal Institute of Specialists in Commercial Insolvencies (IFECOM), with over 17 years of experience in insolvency proceedings, and also a certified mediator before the Superior Court of Justice of the Federal District. Fernando has experience as counsel in more than 25 international commercial arbitrations and in more than 4 investment arbitrations. He is recognized as one of the best attorneys in Mexico in his areas of expertise by the most renowned international legal directories such as Chambers and PartnersThe Legal 500, Leaders League and Best Lawyers.

Fernando holds a law degree from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and an LL.M. from Cornell Law School.

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  • Represented GEAR Alimentos and RUBE Alimentos, companies specialized in the production, packing and distribution of tomatoes for export to the U.S. market, in the negotiation process for the sale of their assets to Agrofibra, reaching a value of $20 million dollars.
  • Represented Olarena Hospitality Group in the negotiations with Mextenis to hold Los Cabos Open Tennis Tournament at Cabo Sports Complex.

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

  • Represented Landsteiner Scientific, one of Mexico’s largest and most important pharmaceutical companies, in obtaining a financing agreement.
  • Represented MTI Transport in its insolvency proceeding as well as in the individual proceedings that some creditors have begun against our client.
  • Appointed as conciliator within the insolvency proceedings of the companies Grupo Almos and Soluciones Integrales Almos. These companies were two of the main fish and seafood import and distribution companies nationwide.
  • Appointed by the Mexican Government to act as an auditor to supervise the actions of the conciliator and trustee of Compañía Mexicana de Aviación and its subsidiaries.
  • Advised Turbo Limited in the processing of its bankruptcy proceedings under Mexican law, seeking to restructure its debts, as well as to obtain the signing of a creditors’ agreement.
  • Represents and advises TGC Ingeniería, in its own insolvency proceeding.
  • Appointed by the Federal Institute of Bankruptcy Specialists (IFECOM) of the bankruptcy estate of the company Presta-melo, which is a financial institution regulated by the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV).
  • Advised and acted as conciliator of Perforadora Oro Negro bankruptcy. This bankruptcy proceeding is one of the most important insolvency proceedings in Mexico.

Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation

  • Defended the rights and interests of the estate of a private client in a nullity action regarding the sale and purchase of land in Baja California Sur more than fifty years ago with a value of more than 25 million pesos.
  • Represented Investigación Farmacéutica S.A. de C.V. on legal actions to recover the possession of a property located in the city of Cuautla, Morelos.
  • Represented a private client in a summary collection action, securing a final ruling which ordered the defendant to pay the amount claimed plus ordinary and default interests accrued.
  • Represents Crowley Technical Management, Inc./ Marine Management Services, Inc. in the judicial proceedings for the enforcement of the award in Mexico, and other related procedures.
  • Represented Exportadora de Sal, S.A. de C.V. in a proceeding for the annulment of the award or the rejection of its enforcement.
  • Advised Japan Tobacco International in a series of disputes brought by and against a former distributor in Mexico. We also represent the Client in the proceedings for the enforcement and recognition of an arbitral award obtained issued in France, under the rules of the ICC.
  • Represented Exportadora de Sal in a series of multimillion disputes regarding the termination of certain contracts for the sale and distribution of salt brine and sea salt.
  • Advised Getman Corporation in a dispute brought by a former distributor in Mexico, regarding the distribution of mining equipment.
  • Represented Tuxpan Port Terminal, in a real estate dispute regarding the boundary limits of its property in the Tuxpan Port Terminal in Veracruz.
  • Represented Aceros Camesa in a series of disputes brought against different debtors in order to collect million-dollar debts regarding the sale of steel products in Mexico.
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LLM, Cornell Law School, United States of America, 1993
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Law degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, 1992

How to Obtain Recognition of a Foreign Insolvency Process and How to Enforce Insolvency-Related Judgments (Mexico), Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, 2023.

Nuevos juzgados en concursos mercantiles, una oportunidad de oroExpansión, Mexico City, 2022 (only available in Spanish).

¿Por qué empresas mexicanas van a tribunales de EU por su concurso mercantil?Expansión, Mexico City, 2022 (only available in Spanish).

Hacia un concurso mercantil más eficiente y eficaz. Un primer paso urgente: Debe desaparecer el recurso de revocaciónANADE, Mexico City, 2021 (only available in Spanish).

Altán Redes e Interjet, dos panoramas distintos sobre concurso mercantilExpansión, Mexico City, 2021 (only available in Spanish).

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements, Law Business Research, Getting The Deal Through, 2016, United Kingdom.

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements, The International Comparative Legal Guide, Global Legal Group, 2016, United Kingdom.

Obtaining Judicial Assistance From Courts in Mexico, Thomson Reuters Practical Law Publications. November 2014, United Kingdom.

Trends & Developments in Mexico, Chambers & Partners, Chambers Legal Practice Guides, 2014, United Kingdom.

El Alien Tort Statute: El imperialismo jurídico de los valores occidentales, Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, UNAM, Tomo LXII, No. 260, July-December 2013, Mexico City.

La Masa Concursal y los Actos Celebrados en Fraude de Acreedores por el comerciante Sujeto a Concurso, Obra Jurídica Enciclopédica, Editorial Porrúa y Centro de Investigación e Informática Jurídica de la Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2012, Mexico City.

Las Garantías en el Concurso Mercantil, Ventajas del Fideicomiso en Garantía Frente a las Garantías Reales, Obra Jurídica Enciclopédica, Editorial Porrúa y Centro de Investigación e Informática Jurídica de la Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2012, Mexico City.

La Revocación no es el Medio Idóneo para Impugnar las Sentencia que Resuelven Incidentes en los Concursos Mercantiles, Revista de Derecho Privado, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, 4ª Época, No. 2, July-December, 2012, Mexico City.

Análisis Comparativo de los Incoterms 2010 Frente a los Incoterms 2000, Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, UNAM, Tomo LXI, No. 256, July-December 2011, Mexico City.

La Ejecución de Solicitudes de Documentos Provenientes de Países del Common Law a la luz de la Reserva de México a la Convención de la Haya sobre la Obtención de Pruebas en el Extranjero en Materia Civil o Comercial, Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, UNAM, Tomo LX, No. 254, July-December 2010, Mexico City.

Reconocimiento y Ejecución de Sentencias Judicial y Laudos Arbitrales Extranjeros en México, Defense Counsel Journal, edited by International Association of Defense Counsel, Vol. 77, No. 3, Pag. 384, July 2010.

Author of the Mexico chapter of “Internacional Comercial Secured Transactions”, David Franklin & Steven A. Harms, Editores; Carswell, Toronto, Canada, 2010.

Author of the Mexico chapter of “World Insolvency Systems: a Comparitve Study”, Otto Eduardo Fonseca Lobo, Editor, Carswell, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd., Toronto, Canada, 2009.

La Confidencialidad del Abogado, autor del capítulo correspondiente a México de “International Law on Attorney-Client Privilege”, Emmanuèle Lutfalla compilador, International Association of Defense Counsel, USA, 2008.

Cómo Recuperar Crédito en México, autor del capítulo correspondiente a México de “International Commercial Debt Collection”, David Franklin, compilador, Thomson, Carswell, Toronto, Canada, 2007.

Crónica de una Expropiación no Anunciada: el Laudo Dictado en el Arbitraje Metalclad Corporation v. Estados Unidos Mexicanos, Revista Mexicana de Derecho Internacional Privado, Academia Mexicana de Derecho Internacional Privado y Comparado, No. 9, Marzo de 2001.

Litigios Relativos a Cláusulas de No-Competencia bajo el Derecho Mexicano, International Business Lawyer, International Bar Association, Vol. 29, No. 4, April 2001.

Ejecución de laudos arbitrales conforme a las Convenciones de Nueva York y Panamá, Shearman & Sterling, Litigation Reporter, 1995.

El papel de los tribunales estadounidenses en los procesos de arbitraje internacional, Shearman & Sterling, Litigation Reporter, 1995.

  • Represented GEAR Alimentos and RUBE Alimentos, companies specialized in the production, packing and distribution of tomatoes for export to the U.S. market, in the negotiation process for the sale of their assets to Agrofibra, reaching a value of $20 million dollars.
  • Represented Olarena Hospitality Group in the negotiations with Mextenis to hold Los Cabos Open Tennis Tournament at Cabo Sports Complex.

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

  • Represented Landsteiner Scientific, one of Mexico’s largest and most important pharmaceutical companies, in obtaining a financing agreement.
  • Represented MTI Transport in its insolvency proceeding as well as in the individual proceedings that some creditors have begun against our client.
  • Appointed as conciliator within the insolvency proceedings of the companies Grupo Almos and Soluciones Integrales Almos. These companies were two of the main fish and seafood import and distribution companies nationwide.
  • Appointed by the Mexican Government to act as an auditor to supervise the actions of the conciliator and trustee of Compañía Mexicana de Aviación and its subsidiaries.
  • Advised Turbo Limited in the processing of its bankruptcy proceedings under Mexican law, seeking to restructure its debts, as well as to obtain the signing of a creditors’ agreement.
  • Represents and advises TGC Ingeniería, in its own insolvency proceeding.
  • Appointed by the Federal Institute of Bankruptcy Specialists (IFECOM) of the bankruptcy estate of the company Presta-melo, which is a financial institution regulated by the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV).
  • Advised and acted as conciliator of Perforadora Oro Negro bankruptcy. This bankruptcy proceeding is one of the most important insolvency proceedings in Mexico.

Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation

  • Defended the rights and interests of the estate of a private client in a nullity action regarding the sale and purchase of land in Baja California Sur more than fifty years ago with a value of more than 25 million pesos.
  • Represented Investigación Farmacéutica S.A. de C.V. on legal actions to recover the possession of a property located in the city of Cuautla, Morelos.
  • Represented a private client in a summary collection action, securing a final ruling which ordered the defendant to pay the amount claimed plus ordinary and default interests accrued.
  • Represents Crowley Technical Management, Inc./ Marine Management Services, Inc. in the judicial proceedings for the enforcement of the award in Mexico, and other related procedures.
  • Represented Exportadora de Sal, S.A. de C.V. in a proceeding for the annulment of the award or the rejection of its enforcement.
  • Advised Japan Tobacco International in a series of disputes brought by and against a former distributor in Mexico. We also represent the Client in the proceedings for the enforcement and recognition of an arbitral award obtained issued in France, under the rules of the ICC.
  • Represented Exportadora de Sal in a series of multimillion disputes regarding the termination of certain contracts for the sale and distribution of salt brine and sea salt.
  • Advised Getman Corporation in a dispute brought by a former distributor in Mexico, regarding the distribution of mining equipment.
  • Represented Tuxpan Port Terminal, in a real estate dispute regarding the boundary limits of its property in the Tuxpan Port Terminal in Veracruz.
  • Represented Aceros Camesa in a series of disputes brought against different debtors in order to collect million-dollar debts regarding the sale of steel products in Mexico.
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LLM, Cornell Law School, United States of America, 1993
null
Law degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, 1992

How to Obtain Recognition of a Foreign Insolvency Process and How to Enforce Insolvency-Related Judgments (Mexico), Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, 2023.

Nuevos juzgados en concursos mercantiles, una oportunidad de oroExpansión, Mexico City, 2022 (only available in Spanish).

¿Por qué empresas mexicanas van a tribunales de EU por su concurso mercantil?Expansión, Mexico City, 2022 (only available in Spanish).

Hacia un concurso mercantil más eficiente y eficaz. Un primer paso urgente: Debe desaparecer el recurso de revocaciónANADE, Mexico City, 2021 (only available in Spanish).

Altán Redes e Interjet, dos panoramas distintos sobre concurso mercantilExpansión, Mexico City, 2021 (only available in Spanish).

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements, Law Business Research, Getting The Deal Through, 2016, United Kingdom.

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements, The International Comparative Legal Guide, Global Legal Group, 2016, United Kingdom.

Obtaining Judicial Assistance From Courts in Mexico, Thomson Reuters Practical Law Publications. November 2014, United Kingdom.

Trends & Developments in Mexico, Chambers & Partners, Chambers Legal Practice Guides, 2014, United Kingdom.

El Alien Tort Statute: El imperialismo jurídico de los valores occidentales, Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, UNAM, Tomo LXII, No. 260, July-December 2013, Mexico City.

La Masa Concursal y los Actos Celebrados en Fraude de Acreedores por el comerciante Sujeto a Concurso, Obra Jurídica Enciclopédica, Editorial Porrúa y Centro de Investigación e Informática Jurídica de la Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2012, Mexico City.

Las Garantías en el Concurso Mercantil, Ventajas del Fideicomiso en Garantía Frente a las Garantías Reales, Obra Jurídica Enciclopédica, Editorial Porrúa y Centro de Investigación e Informática Jurídica de la Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2012, Mexico City.

La Revocación no es el Medio Idóneo para Impugnar las Sentencia que Resuelven Incidentes en los Concursos Mercantiles, Revista de Derecho Privado, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, 4ª Época, No. 2, July-December, 2012, Mexico City.

Análisis Comparativo de los Incoterms 2010 Frente a los Incoterms 2000, Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, UNAM, Tomo LXI, No. 256, July-December 2011, Mexico City.

La Ejecución de Solicitudes de Documentos Provenientes de Países del Common Law a la luz de la Reserva de México a la Convención de la Haya sobre la Obtención de Pruebas en el Extranjero en Materia Civil o Comercial, Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, UNAM, Tomo LX, No. 254, July-December 2010, Mexico City.

Reconocimiento y Ejecución de Sentencias Judicial y Laudos Arbitrales Extranjeros en México, Defense Counsel Journal, edited by International Association of Defense Counsel, Vol. 77, No. 3, Pag. 384, July 2010.

Author of the Mexico chapter of “Internacional Comercial Secured Transactions”, David Franklin & Steven A. Harms, Editores; Carswell, Toronto, Canada, 2010.

Author of the Mexico chapter of “World Insolvency Systems: a Comparitve Study”, Otto Eduardo Fonseca Lobo, Editor, Carswell, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd., Toronto, Canada, 2009.

La Confidencialidad del Abogado, autor del capítulo correspondiente a México de “International Law on Attorney-Client Privilege”, Emmanuèle Lutfalla compilador, International Association of Defense Counsel, USA, 2008.

Cómo Recuperar Crédito en México, autor del capítulo correspondiente a México de “International Commercial Debt Collection”, David Franklin, compilador, Thomson, Carswell, Toronto, Canada, 2007.

Crónica de una Expropiación no Anunciada: el Laudo Dictado en el Arbitraje Metalclad Corporation v. Estados Unidos Mexicanos, Revista Mexicana de Derecho Internacional Privado, Academia Mexicana de Derecho Internacional Privado y Comparado, No. 9, Marzo de 2001.

Litigios Relativos a Cláusulas de No-Competencia bajo el Derecho Mexicano, International Business Lawyer, International Bar Association, Vol. 29, No. 4, April 2001.

Ejecución de laudos arbitrales conforme a las Convenciones de Nueva York y Panamá, Shearman & Sterling, Litigation Reporter, 1995.

El papel de los tribunales estadounidenses en los procesos de arbitraje internacional, Shearman & Sterling, Litigation Reporter, 1995.

CONTACT INFORMATION

PRACTICE AREAS