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White & Case S.C.

TORRE DEL BOSQUE - PH, BLVD. MANUEL AVILA CAMACHO #24, COL. LOMAS DE CHAPULTEPEC, 11000 CIUDAD DE MÉXICO
Tel:
Work +52 55 5540 9600
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Fax +52 55 5540 9699
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www.whitecase.com
White & Case S.C., Guillermo Aguayo, Mexico City,

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Guillermo Aguayo

Tel:
Work +52 55 5540 9609
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Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions

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Local Partner

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Tax

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Guillermo Aguayo - White & Case S.C.

Within: Tax

Growing in strength’, according to one market commentator, White & Case S.C.’s tax team ‘always shows great knowledge as pertains to the matters we are consulting on, the industry and country environment and tendencies. The lawyers have a sense of urgency, accountability and availability’. A relatively new practice, but one that includes three partners and six associates, the group divides its time mostly between transactional and litigation work. Guillermo Aguayo heads the team (and played a leading role on all mandates); according to clients he’s ‘one of the best tax lawyers, he is useful, efficient and effective, and is able to foresee issues that may generate difficulties in the future’. Key partner-level support comes from Ismael Reyes-Retana whose expertise lies in litigation, administrative and regulatory matters; and Antonio Cárdenas (litigation, administrative, regulatory and constitutional matters); while senior associate Juan Ignacio Lopez handles both litigation and transactional work. In a recent highlight, the Mexico and New York offices teamed up to assist Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) (including tax advice) with its MXN$16.38bn global offering of energy and infrastructure investment trust certificates in Mexico and abroad (pursuant to Rule 144A/Reg S); Aguayo’s team handled all tax aspects of that issuance as well as assisting the same client with its July 2017 offering of MXN$7bn in cebures. The group also acted as Mexican tax counsel to Kansas City Southern in a private ruling case before the SAT related to VAT charged on global transport services that begin outside Mexico and terminate in the country; and on the tax structuring of its joint venture agreement with Bulkmatic Transport Company for the construction and operation of a refined-energy-products fuel terminal in Nuevo León. Other matters included assisting Deutsche Bank with the tax structuring for the sale of its Mexican mortgage portfolio assets to Alsis Funds.

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