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CCN guides international clients doing business in Mexico and Texas

Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton (“CCN”) is an international law firm based in San Antonio, with additional offices in Austin and McAllen, Texas, and throughout Mexico in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Tijuana, Queretaro, Ciudad Juarez, Reynosa and Matamoros. CCN’s attorneys are bicultural, bilingual and are licensed to practice in the U.S. and Mexico.  The firm helps international clients navigate a broad range of legal issues in the increasingly integrated North American market. CCN’s clients include large global companies, as well as small and medium-size businesses, which the firm advises in a wide array of practice areas in both the United States and Mexico.

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Adverse Possession Rights in Agrarian Matters, by Jorge Ojeda

  In Mexico, lands subject to the social system known as “ejido” occupy more than 50% of the national territory. It is possible for individuals to acquire such lands by complying with a series of requirements. Among them, that the titleholder abides by the rights set forth in Article 84 of the Agrarian Law in favor of “…the family members of the seller, the persons who have worked these plots of land for more than a year,  the member ejido residents (ejidatarios), the non-member ejido residents and the ejido population.” The Agrarian Law establishes a particular method of notification to interested parties and specifically when notifying the Ejidal Comisariado. It also establishes that “if the notification is not done in … read more