Banking & Finance

Torres Lindsey serves as counsel to foreign and domestic financial institutions lending in Mexico, and to Mexico-based borrowers. The firm’s services broadly cover the drafting and negotiation of financial instruments to ensure their compliance with and enforceability under Mexican law, and range from due diligence and credit background reviews to the perfection and registration of security interests in all types of real and personal property. Torres Lindsey has particular expertise in the Mexican real estate industry.

Torres Lindsey regularly represents both foreign and domestic creditors in Mexican loan recovery, restructuring, and foreclosures, and has developed particular expertise in collections, workouts, and settlement agreements, including the assignment of litigation rights over secured assets. The firm’s approach to collections ranges from amicable, out-of-court negotiation to the filing of criminal charges when debtors have engaged in fraudulent activity. As a result, the firm’s attorneys have experience coordinating their efforts with those of government enforcement agencies on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border.