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Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

PASEO DE LOS TAMARINDOS NO. 400-A, PISO 9, COL. BOSQUES DE LAS LOMAS, MEXICO D.F. 05120, MEXICO
Tel:
Work +52 55 5261 0400
Fax:
Fax +52 55 5261 0496
Email:
Web:
www.basham.com.mx
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C., Gerardo Nieto, Mexico City, MEXICO

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Gerardo Nieto

Tel:
Work +52 (55) 52610455
Email:
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

Work Department

Tax, Consulting and Litigation, Social Security

Position

Partner.

Career

Partner of the firm since 2000 and member of the Executive Committee. Focuses on
international transactions, tax audits, transfer pricing, and tax planning. Has
represented clients in tax litigation at both federal and state levels. Various
important court precedents have been created by cases in which he has been
involved.
Has been a participant in seminars organized by the Mexican Institute of Foreign
Trade, the American Bar Association, the Mexican Bar Association, numerous
chambers of commerce, the National Association of Business Lawyers, and the
International Tax Association where he has also been a reporter for Mexico in
various world congresses.
Currently, is lecturer in tax law in the master´s program of the Universidad
Panamericana in Mexico City and Guadalajara.

Languages

English and Spanish

Member

National President of the National Association of Corporate Lawyers (Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Colegio de Abogados A.C.) for the two-year period 2011-2012. Is an active member of the International Tax Association and the Taxation Section of the Mexican Bar Association.

Education

National President of the Tax Committee of the National Association of Business Attorneys. Is an active member of the International Tax Association and the Taxation Section of the Mexican Bar Association.


Mexico

Tax

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Gerardo Nieto - Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

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Clients and peers sing the praises of the ‘outstandingBasham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. tax team. The firm – with offices in Mexico City, Monterrey, Querétaro and León – is especially rated for its tax dispute resolution expertise, although in the last few years it has been developing its practice to include preventative issues, tax planning and transactional tax, as well as transfer pricing matters; it also maintains its reputation as leader in mining-sector tax issues. The lawyers (26 in total) are ‘extremely precise; their in-depth knowledge is great, and they have the ability to translate complex matters into the client’s language so that complex situations can immediately be understood’. The group’s impressive list of clients includes Colgate Palmolive, Saint Gobain, Aeromexico, Herbalife, Eli Lilly, Volkswagen, IMM Research México (Immunotec), Sandvik, British Columbia Investment Management, Tesa Tape México, Sumitomo Corporation (Serviláminas), Costco, Greyhound Lines, Lafarge Holcim, and Petrofac; recent work involved complex litigation, VAT, legal planning, royalties, transfer pricing, and administrative appeals relating to tax liability. Senior practice partners Gerardo Nieto, Gil Alonso Zenteno and Alejandro Barrera all have over 25 years’ experience in fiscal matters. Nieto handles consulting, litigation, audits, restructuring and planning and is considered ‘one of the best tax litigation lawyers in the country’; Zenteno handles complex litigation; and Barrera is head of tax consulting, planning and strategy, and regarded as ‘as very capable in this area – a real standout practitioner’, both nationally and internationally. Wealth management specialist Victor Barajas is identified as a ‘first class tax advisor. He has strong knowledge of international law and cross-border transactions and a very good understanding of foreign investment vehicles such as funds, trusts, and the like’. Mario Barrera left to join Thompson & Knight LLP.

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