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AV. PEDREGAL NO 24 10TH FLOOR, MOLINA DEL REY, 11000 MEXICO DF, MEXICO
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Since 1975, Ritch Mueller has actively participated in the development and growth of Mexico’s financial and securities markets and is regarded as having played a significant role in advising clients regarding the financing of Mexico’s private and public sector needs. Ritch Mueller is a multi-disciplinary firm considered to be a market leader in each of its practice areas. The firm represents and provides sophisticated, high-value specialized legal advice to domestic and international clients in respect of their business transactions in Mexico. This year it reached a milestone with the opening of a tax consulting practice.

Areas of practice

Aircraft and equipment finance: the firm has developed significant experience and expertise in all aspects of aviation law, representing clients in the development of Mexican airport infrastructure and in the financing of aircraft objects and space assets.

Alternative dispute resolution: the firm has built a solid reputation in the field of institutional and ad hoc mediation and arbitration. Several partners are members of the Mexican Mediation Institute. Partners have chaired international panels under the ICC Court of Arbitration in Paris.

Antitrust: the firm has experience representing Mexican and international clients in connection with a variety of Mexican antitrust issues, specifically in the field of merger control and unfair competition cases.

Banking and finance: the firm represents international and Mexican banks and other financial intermediaries in secured and unsecured, bilateral and syndicated lending transactions of different levels of complexity.

Capital markets: the firm represents international and local broker dealers and investment banks, as well as issuers, in respect of private and public offerings, both domestic and international.

Corporate governance and compliance: through our Corporate Governance & Compliance practice, Ritch Mueller has advised Mexican and international clients in connection to their corporate practices relating to their Mexican operations. We have a strong practice through which the firm advices companies and their shareholders to develop and implement compliance programs and corporate governance mechanisms seeking to effectively mitigate legal and regulatory risks in Mexico.

Energy and infrastructure projects: the firm focuses on advising sponsors and consortiums in all stages of the implementation of their projects in Mexico.

Environmental and social impact: the environmental and social impact group is fully integrated with all other practice areas. Services are focused on environmental, regulatory and sociocultural aspects of energy, industrial, infrastructure and real estate projects

Financial institutions: the firm has participated in the incorporation of most of the financial affiliates (banking and broker dealers) and representative offices of foreign financial institutions currently established in Mexico and provides advice in respect of diverse regulatory issues.

M&A: the firm advises purchasers and sellers (including local and international private equity firms) on mergers and acquisitions involving publicly traded and private companies in Mexico.

Real estate: the firm represents developers, lenders and private equity investors in connection with real estate projects involving all asset classes.

Restructurings: the firm has been a leader in major corporate restructurings, having participated in some of the largest and most complex national and cross-border restructurings and insolvencies that have arisen in Mexico. The firm has successfully reorganized businesses in the fields of aviation, satellite communications, housing and real estate development, industrial production and telecommunications.

Tax: the firm has a multidisciplinary tax practice that provides targeted tax advice in transactions within all other practice areas. The team of tax professionals is active in structuring and implementing projects, seeking tax-efficient solutions within the confines of regulatory compliance and in line with recent Mexican court precedents.

Partners: 20

Total staff: 106

Above material supplied by Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C..

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