Legal actions


Pochteca Groupa distributor of raw materials for the chemical, food, automotive and many other industries, announced that it took legal action with the intention of normalizing the bank accounts that were suspended in October.

The company never said the reason for the suspension of said accounts, however, a report links it to an investigation by the Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF), together with the Secretary of the Navy (Semar) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). from the United States to some 50 companies for alleged irregular imports of chemical precursors to sell them to drug cartels.

On November 12, Pochteca informed the Stock Exchange of the suspension of the PMP accounts and a week later said that its accounts were already operating normally and that it would maintain its cooperation with the investigation, so it is not clear to what extent or at what time. faced the problem again.

It said the investigation affected sales at its most relevant subsidiary, as growth from 18% in the first quarter of 2021 moderated to 6% in the fourth quarter.

Pochteca Raw Materials represents 60% of the group’s sales through its five divisions: inorganic chemicals, solvents and mixtures, food chemicals, lubricants and greases, as well as personal and home care.

The new one The Walt Disney Company’s theme park offering aims to make visitors forget they’re in Florida and feel like they’re on a luxury vacation in a galaxy far, far away.

The two-night “Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser” experience, which opens Tuesday at Walt Disney World in Orlando, places guests in a story set on the Halcyon, a sleek spaceship said to be the where Princess Leia and Han Solo spent their honeymoon.

Disney designers hope that guests will embrace the opportunity to play a role in the fictional world created by George Lucas. Visitors to the Halcyon will be able to interact with the space droids or Chewbacca, Han’s furry sidekick, and meet new characters.

Royal Credita lender with liquidity problems, reduced its profits by 83% during 2021 to count 126.8 million pesos, as part of a process of reorganizing assets and prioritizing businesses with which it seeks to clean up its finances.

The net result of the company, which in January failed to pay a bonus of 180 million dollars, was the lowest in at least 13 years, or since the company has public information.

The cost of risk of the multiple purpose financial company went from 6.3% at the end of 2020 to 10.4% in 2021, partly due to operations of its business in Honduras. For its part, administrative expenses grew 25.5%, based on inflation and legal expenses associated with the recovery.

Who is in a real dilemma is the president of the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV), Jesús de la Fuente Rodríguez, since his strong letter to occupy the Legal Vice Presidency of this organization, Vicente Fernández, has apparently declined the proposal to occupy said charge.

As we discussed a few days ago, Fernández still does not have the approval of authorities from the Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Mexico to occupy the legal vice-presidency of the CNBV.



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