TLA Times | February 05, 2019

LATIN AMERICA – Sony decides to cut the cord on Latin American version of Crackle | ARGENTINA – Cattlemen struggles after difficult year, but steaks are a bargain | BRAZIL – Amazon begins selling directly to consumers in Brazil | MEXICO – Maquiladora plants near Brownsville hit with major strikes.


The Benefits to Secured Parties of Real Estate Transactions in Mexico

Mexico´s Law of Trusts and Mortgages may afford lenders and creditors the opportunity to enter into a loan transaction governed by California law but secured by Mexican real estate under favorable provisions that are not available for Californian real estate collateral. To understand the benefits of securing credit transactions with real estate in Mexico, lenders and borrowers should consider…


TLA Times | November 06, 2018

ARGENTINA – Soybean, grain, other farm exports offset some effects of recession | BRAZIL – Brazilian state oil company selling operations in Nigeria | PERU -Electric bus operating in Lima’s San Isidro district | MEXICO – Carlos Slim among big losers from airport project’s cancellation. | Proposed Maya railroad project possible boom for Yucatan real estate.


TLA Times | October 23, 2018

Bolivia – Bolivia sees potential for lithium extraction from salt flats. | Peru – Officials from Singapore, Peru sign Open Skies deal. | Cuba – Havana to play host to Latin American-Russia conference. | México – State-owned oil company announces 180-million barrel find. -Fibra Inn buys beach-front land on Playa del Carmen.


Risks and Benefits to Using Escrow Services in International Trade

First, what is an escrow service? An escrow service is a third party contractor that will agree to facilitate a transaction between a buyer and seller. The escrow service accepts funds from the buyer and when payment is verified, notifies the seller that payment has been made. The seller is then expected to ship conforming goods to the buyer, and the escrow service uses tracking information to…