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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
Mexico City, Monterrey, Queretaro
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C., Alejandro Barrera, Mexico City, MEXICO

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Alejandro Barrera

Tel:
Work +52 (55) 52610458
Email:
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

Work Department

Tax, Consulting and Litigation.

Position

Partner.

Career

Focuses on tax planning, consulting, and tax strategy, both nationally and internationally, including corporate and individual taxation, among others. Author of various articles and co-author of the book, “Introduction to International Taxation,” College of Mexican Public Accountants, 2006. Has published numerous articles and essays on different subjects in the United States Review, “Privacy Law Adviser, Managing Intellectual Property, World Finance and The Mexican Law Review, The Forum."

Languages

Spanish, English and Portuguese

Member

Member of and active participant in the Mexican Bar Association, the International Tax Committee of the College of Mexican Public Accountants, the National Association of Corporate Attorneys, Mexican Chapter of the International Fiscal Association, and of the Fulbright Scholars Association.

Education

Graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico with specialized postgraduate studies at the Universidad Panamericana in intellectual property and in Constitutional, Commercial, Tax and Administrative Law. Has a master´s degree in international taxation from New York University and studied under a Fulbright Scholarship. Candidate for the Doctor of Laws Degree from the Universidad Panamericana.


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Alejandro Barrera - Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

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The leader on mining sector-tax matters ‘from Peñoles to Goldcorp’ Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. fields a 26-strong practice which offers a full range of tax services. Long best known for its litigious capability, over the last few years the department has re-oriented its practice towards preventative issues, tax planning and transactional tax matters, while more recently, the firm’s transfer pricing group has also been strengthened with the addition of an ex-SAT accountant. The department’s stellar corporate client list includes the likes of, Minera Peñasquito, Desarrollos Mineros San Luis, Coca Cola Export, Colgate-Palmolive, Aerovías de México, Sumitomo and Volkswagen, which it serves from offices in Monterrey, Querétaro and Mexico City. Senior practice partners Gerardo Nieto (consulting, litigation, audits, restructuring and planning), Gil Zenteno (complex tax litigation), and Alejandro Barrera (head of tax consulting, planning and strategy) all have over 25 years’ experience in fiscal matters; and further strength comes from Victor Barajas and Mario Barrera, whose primary specialisations are wealth management and transfer pricing, respectively. As a whole the team is reported as ‘alert to opportunities’, ‘efficient, technically sound’ and service oriented. Recent matters include successful constitutional proceedings (amparos) against new mining fees introduced in 2014; advising a mining sector player on the preparation of a tax-efficient sales strategy in which withholding tax matters were critical; and British Columbia Investment Management on a corporate reorganization to ensure the retention of its exempt status. Monterrey-based senior associate Luis Alejandro Casarín, whose tax practice reaches in to patrimonial matters; and experienced associate Sergio Arrellanes G, are also noted. Other matters include contesting a multimillion-dollar tax liability resulting from an SAT change of criteria; the contesting of the ruling-out of transfer pricing-derived deductions; and matters related to direct sales.

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