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Energy regulation under Mexico's energy-sector reforms are of great interest to investors, since autonomous regulators — protected from political pressures and able to make and sustain technical decisions — can guarantee greater legal consistency than government authorities exposed to political pressures. The difficulty was finding an alternative model that ensured the institutional strengthening of the agencies without relinquishing too much control of the executive branch.
June 10, 2014, 2:06 p.m.