1. Canales Auty appointed by an international regional agency and a ministry of hydrocarbons to provide technical assistance in the revision of the fiscal and regulatory framework for the oil sector in the Dominican Republic.
  2. Elise Groulx Diggs from Doughty Street Chambers London has joined Canales Auty as Of Counsel.
  3. Canales Auty appointed as lead counsel for the development of the Mexico-US Cross Border Green Belt Solar Project.
  4. Canales Auty appointed by an international agency to provide a high level oil & gas course to governmental officials throughout Latin America.


Canales Auty is committed to the continuous study and progress of natural resources law. Members of the firm actively published articles in academic journals and submit papers to international conferences. Recent publications include:

  • Cross-border reserves benefit from collaboration on rules, fiscal regimes. Oil & Gas Journal, Sept 2016 by D. Auty and C. Canales / Preview
  • Mexico’s E&P Reform – An Opportunity Missed for Petroleum Conservation? OGEL volume 14 March 2016 by D. Auty and C. CanalesĀ / Download PDF


Canales Auty is committed to the communities in which we live and work. Helping non profit organizations on topics of human rights and the environment is a big part of our commitment to the Latin America region. We provide hours of pro bono legal services to those in need.

  • SDA Derechos Humanos, A.C.
  • Mundos Posibles, A.C.
  • Comunidad Socialab, A.C.