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Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

BATALLON DE SAN PATRICIO NO.109, PISO 16, COL. VALLE ORIENTE, SAN PEDRO, GARZA GARCIA NL 66269, MEXICO
Tel:
Work +52 81 8299 2100
Fax:
Fax +52 81 8299 2109
Email:
Web:
www.basham.com.mx
Mexico City, Monterrey, Queretaro
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C., Mario Barrera, Monterrey, MEXICO

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Mario Barrera

Tel:
Work (52 81) 13 40 88 04
Email:
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

Work Department

Tax, Consulting & Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Partner of the firm in the tax area in the Monterrey office. Focuses on tax planning, consulting, and tax strategy, both nationally and internationally, including tax treaties, transfer pricing and corporate reorganizations, among others. Author of various papers for specialized journals such as Tax Notes International, Puntos Finos, IDC and Practical Mexican Tax Strategies, and has participated as speaker in the Asociacion Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, the Camara Franco-Mexicana de Comercio eIndustria, the Asociacion Venezolana de Derecho Tributario, Thomson Reuters, the Colegio Nacional de Economistas, the International Bar Association, and the Consejo de la Industria Maquiladora y Manufacturera.

Languages

Spanish, English and French

Member

Active member of:
The Asociacion Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, A. C.
The Harvard Club of Mexico
The Colegio Nacional de Economistas, A. C. Comision de Precios de Transferencia
The International Fiscal Association
The Harvard Law School Student Association, A. C.

Education

Graduate of the Universidad de las Americas, where he earned his law degree, summa cum laude. He successfully undertook the International Tax Program of study at Harvard Law School as well as the Master of Laws in Taxation program at Universidad Panamericana (summa cum laude).


Mexico

Tax

Within: Tax

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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