EconomyFinancialThe Supreme Court does it again: dismisses an appeal...

The Supreme Court does it again: dismisses an appeal from Cofece that sought to stop the changes to the Electricity Industry Law

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed an appeal filed by the Federal Competition Commission (Cofece) to stop the reform of the Electricity Industry Law (LIE), sent by the executive and approved by Congress at the beginning of last year.

Cofece presented a constitutional controversy in April of last year, just a few days after the reform to the secondary law was approved in Congress. Cofece's main argument was based on the fact that the executive exceeded his powers by sending an initiative that, in his words, affected the agency's sphere of competence "by preventing it from guaranteeing competition and free concurrence in this sector," according to a press release. last April.

One of the main points of the LIE reform is based on a change in the order in which electricity is used, to prioritize power plants owned by the state-owned CFE. Cofece's appeal pointed out that this subsection annulled the ability of private companies in the generation market to compete and said that the reform to the LIE also violated the rule of open access to distribution and transmission networks.

But most ministers have considered that the antitrust regulator does not have the power to challenge the changes to the secondary law. And in a brief discussion, which barely lasted an hour, he has dismissed the appeal.


The shelters become the last resort to define the electricity policy

The appeals filed before competing judges have slowed down the changes in electrical matters. For this reason, they will continue to be the option after being dismissed by the Court, say lawyers in the sector.

Lithium batteries will be key to be in the Top 10 of car production

Mexico is today the seventh largest vehicle manufacturer globally, but to maintain this status, it is necessary to detonate a lithium battery production chain.

The president publishes the regulation to nationalize lithium in record time

The decree to reform the Mining Law was published this Wednesday in the Official Gazette of the Federation, three days after being sent to Congress.

Reform to the Mining Law: AMLO proposes the creation of a new body and...

The president has passed from the speech to the proposal of a law that seeks to place the State as the only one that will be able to exploit the mineral.

AMLO has a plan B to promote his electricity policy after the refusal of...

The refusal to reform leaves fewer ways to implement changes in the market. The president has said that the last decision of the Court could be enough, the specialists do not believe the same.