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Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Agencies

Miriam Grunstein

Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Agencies.

Mexico’s 2013 energy reform, which opened its hydrocarbon and electricity industries to private investors, increased the autonomy and independence of its regulatory commissions. However, recent decisions by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador now threaten these institutions, writes nonresident scholar Miriam Grunstein.