Alberto de la PenaPartner
Alberto de la Pena heads the Mexico Cross-Border Practice of Haynes and Boone. He has more than 14 years of experience in cross-border work with Mexico, including investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities transactions, financing, secured transactions, telecommunications, franchising and distribution. Mr. de la Pena also chairs the Financial Services Committee of the U.S.-Mexico Bar Association.
Languages: Joined the Law Firm in:
Areas of Practice
Private Clients and Estate Planning
- Corporate Strategic M&A
- Import Relief
- International and Domestic Intellectual Property Strategic Counseling and Management
- International Franchise and Distribution
- International Law
- Latin America/Caribbean
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Multi-Currency/Cross Border Financings
- Private Clients and Estate Planning
- Public Company Transactions
- Securities/Capital Markets
- U.S. Inbound Investment
Represented public and private companies in Mexico cross-border legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, acquisition and servicing of distressed debt, anti-trust, regulatory, exports and international law. Representation in different industries, including manufacturing, maquiladora, hospitality, financial and franchising.
Represented public company in the issuance of a multi-million dollar debt in connection with Mexican law regulations, and antitrust compliance.
Represented American and Canadian banks in cross-border financing, including lending to, and obtaining security interest in Mexican companies.
Represented franchisors in corporate transactional work, regulatory, administrative filings, and trademark infringement procedures in Mexico.
Represented U.S. airline in Mexico.
Represented clients acquiring commercial and industrial real estate in Mexico.
Represented clients in corporate transactional and regulatory work in the oil sector in Mexico.
Represented Mexican carrier before the Local Carriers Board under the Mexican Telecommunications Regulations, as well as companies providing value added services.
Assist arbitrator in NAFTA International arbitration regarding NAFTA and commercial law.
Texas, New York, Mexico
- LL.M., Southern Methodist University, 2001
- J.D., Escuela Libre de Derecho, 1994 with highest honors