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Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda

Mexico > International trade and customs Tier 1

Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda fields a team focused exclusively on international trade and customs law, regularly counselling on compliance with customs obligations, the IMMEX program, anti-dumping and countervailing duties, free trade agreements, export controls, and all related dispute resolution. The firm also handles tax, corporate business and regulatory matters. The practice boasts a wealth of specialists: in Mexico City, managing partner Adrián Vázquez and senior partner Eduardo Zepeda are the key figures, with Verónica Vázquez Bravo also handling regulatory and customs matters, and Emilio Arteaga Vázquez focusing on international trade and dispute resolution. Elsewhere, Olga Torres (in Dallas, TX), handles export controls and customs matters; Dora Luz Galindo (in Pubela) combines her international trade and customs practice with corporate matters; Edgar Corona (in Reynosa)is focuses on customs work; and Ricardo Salas (in León) also undertakes the full range of IT&C matters. Since publication, the practice has been further strengthened with the incorporations of IT&C specialist Miguel Ángel Martín and associate Julian Luna (from Martinez Ochoa Abogados, S.C.); the firm has also hired Ivan Szymanski (formerly at Santamarina y Steta), to open a new competition and compliance practice - effective as of January 2024.

Mexico > Competition and antitrust

Vazquez Tercero & Zepeda (VTZ) has been for 50 years at the forefront of economic law, international trade, and customs matters in Mexico, including active participation in Mexico’s accession to GATT in 1986.

For the past decades, VTZ has been a leader in matters related to WTO, NAFTA, trade remedies, IMMEX, customs verifications, regulatory and tax-related litigation.

The firm is best known for its anti-dumping, trade policy and customs practices, and has actively participated in the most important trade investigations and policy development for the past thirty years, including acting as host to an international conference on WTO20, the development of IMMEX legal framework and Authorized Economic Operators certification.

Department Name Email Telephone
International Trade and Customs Eduardo Zepeda eduardo@vtz.mx +52 5555343636
International Trade and Customs Adrian B. Vazquez adrian@vtz.mx +52 5555343636
IBA (International Bar Association)
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