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PASEO DE LOS TAMARINDOS 60, 4TH FLOOR, COL. BOSQUES DE LAS LOMAS DEL. CUAJIMALPA, 05120, MEXICO
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Work +52 55 5258 1000
Web:
www.vonwobeserysierra.com

Fernando Moreno

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Work 52 (55) 5258-1008
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Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC

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Von Wobeser and Sierra

Position

Partner. Fernando Moreno is engaged in the following practice areas: Competition & Antitrust, Energy & Natural Resources, Government Procurement & Public Works, International Trade & Customs Maritime, Air & Transport, Public-Works Arbitration, Social Security, Tax Advice & Litigation.

Career

Professor, Tax Law at Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA), Mexico City (1992-1994).

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

International Fiscal Association (IFA Mexican Chapter).
Mexican Bar Association (BMA).

Education

He obtained his Law Degree (J.D. equivalent), Escuela Libre de Derecho (ELD), Mexico City, 1988. 

Master of Corporate Laws Degree (LL.M.), Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City.


Mexico

International trade and customs

Within: International trade and customs

The eight-strong international trade and customs team at full-service Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC is especially strong in maquiladora and NAFTA-related mandates, while also having built expertise in disputes before the tax authorities and the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice and in verification-of-origin issues. For one market commentator, ‘the advice is top notch and extremely practical. The firm always has depth in each area of expertise’. In a highlight case, the firm successfully assisted a client operating in the pharmaceutical sector with the restructuring of its inventory control system during the course of a tax audit, successfully reducing the possible tax contingency from $70m to $250,000; and the Takata Group with an IMMEX-compliant customs and tax strategy for its $75-100m sale of Key Safety Systems. In addition to this, the lawyers handled IMMEX-related matters for Yokohama Americas, the Saargummi Group and the Trimas Group. Luis Miguel Jiménez leads the team; an expert in verification-of-origin and maquila matters, with a niche focus on the automotive and auto-parts sectors, he also has expertise in consumer products, food, technology, and hygiene, beauty and health. Key support comes from tax partner Fernando Moreno, who is an expert in preventive tax strategies, the application of international treaties to avoid double taxation, and tax litigation; and senior associate María de Lourdes Salazar. Belén Barroeta joined the practice as an associate from Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.. Other clients include BMW, Fresenius Medical Care, Mars, Vicrila International, Siemens Servicios, Abra Focus Investment, and IMI Europa.

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Tax

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Fernando Moreno - Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC

Within: Tax

The tax team at Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC is fully integrated with the firm’s other practice areas. It handles preventive measures, consulting and litigation. The core team is formed by practice head Fernando Moreno and senior associate Jorge Diaz Carvajal, who generally work together on all deals. Recent stand out mandates saw the pair continue to assist BMW with all tax aspects of the company’s $1bn investment in a new luxury car factory in San Luis Potosi; provide tax advice to Italian company Gualapack regarding the ideal structural vehicle for the acquisition of Mexican target entities for its expansion in the country; counsel Mitsui on a resolution issued by a government agency regarding fees that were unpaid by a company acquired by the client; and advise Brazilian start-up PrimeiroPay on its e-business and the best tax structure to adopt considering the clients’ transactions with companies in other countries. The team can also call on support from head of litigation, Marco Tulio Venegas. Clients include Grupo Modelo, Cámara Nacional de las Industrias Azucarera y Alcoholera, Burger King, Horizon Global, Procter & Gamble, Cimentaciones Mexicanas, Bosch, Anheuser Busch InBev, and Mars.

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