Bridging Legal Borders

A Law Firm for North America

NAFTA Expertise Since 1994

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.

U.S. Government Publishes Rules for Investigating Mexican Carriers Operating in the United States

On April 8, 2021, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) published details on its implementation of rules with respect to the investigation of Mexican carriers providing cross-border trucking services in the United States.  The purpose of the investigations is to determine whether the operations of Mexican carriers will cause or threaten to cause material harm to U.S. carriers. The new rules arose from complaints by the ITC and various trucking associations in the United States with respect to the manner in which cross-border trucking services were regulated in the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”). As a result of negotiations on the issue, in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (“USMCA”) the parties agreed on the possibility of the ITC issuing new … read more