Alfonso Cortez-Fernandez

Alfonso Cortez is the managing partner in Baker McKenzie's Monterrey office, member of the Litigation and Government Enforcement Steering Committee for North America and Chair of that practice at the five Mexican offices. He has over 24 years of experience. Also he is highly regarded in a wide range of litigation and arbitration matters. Alfonso specializes in domestic and international litigation and arbitration proceedings. He has experience in administrative litigation, particularly in relation to energy matters, in public tenders. He also handles litigation in the areas of insolvency, civil, commercial, real estate and constitutional law, and frequently advises on alternative means of dispute resolution.

In brief The 2021 amendments to the Amparo Law, published in the Official Federal Gazette on 7 June 2021, are regarding the creation of new entities for the federal judicial power and a new jurisprudence system that overly empowers the Supreme Court of Justice. _______________________________ The new jurisprudence system overly empowers the Supreme Court of Justice In the new jurisprudence system, the Supreme Court’s resolutions will be mandatory immediately, instead of the five consistent judgments…