Mexico Sets Approval Criteria For Public-Private Projects

Law360, Washington (January 2, 2014, 2:36 PM EST) -- Mexico’s government on Tuesday issued guidelines for how it will determine the suitability of planned public infrastructure projects for public-private partnerships, codifying its criteria for the partnerships after passing a law approving such collaborations in 2012.

The guidelines, set out in the Diario Oficial de la Federacion — a government journal equivalent to the U.S. Federal Register — require Mexico’s Ministry of Finance to assess certain planned public infrastructure projects to determine their suitability for a public-private partnership, or PPP, allowing the state to build and...
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