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Baker McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Baker McKenzie Abogados, S.C., Ricardo Castro-Garza, Monterrey, MEXICO

Ricardo Castro-Garza

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Labor.

Position

Mr. Castro is a partner focused on strategic labor planning and on individual and collective employment-related litigation. He advises on preventive consultancy in human resources matters, particularly in complex, cross-border transactions. He has also counseled on employee benefits and executive compensation plans, executive mobility, pension plans, social security matters, and negotiations with unions. Mr. Castro is also experienced in labor relations in the automotive industry, particularly on individual and collective benefits.

Career

Ricardo Castro is a professor of labor law in the business law master’s program of the Universidad de Monterrey, and a member of the board of directors. He has been a member of the labor mission in Mexico since 2004, representing the Mexican business sector in Germany, the Netherlands, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Singapore, Switzerland and other countries. He has lectured on employment-related matters for business and union leaders in the state of Nuevo Leon. Mr. Castro represents the maquila sector in Mexico before the National Council of the Export Maquila Industry. He also represents businesses before the Mexican Permanent Labor Mission in the International Labor Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.

Languages

Spanish, English and Portuguese.

Member

Maquiladora Association of Nuevo Leon before the Labor Commission of the Confederacion Patronal de la Republica Mexicana - Representative Labor Commission of the American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (Monterrey) - Member Canada Chamber of Commerce (Monterrey Chapter) - Member Camara Nacional de la Industria de la Transformacion - Member Colegio de Abogados de Monterrey - Member Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos de Finanzas - Member Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa – Member National Association of Corporate Lawyers – Labor Committee coordinator Labor Relations and Productivity Council – Member.

Education

Admission Mexico (1981); Education Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (LD) (1981), Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (1986), Malaga, Spain (2001), The Kellogg’s School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. (2002).

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