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Fernando Moreno

Partner


Partner of Von Wobeser y Sierra with almost 30 years of experience advising major global corporations in their foreign investment activities and their most substantial matters and transactions in Mexico. He has guaranteed hundreds of clients' commercial success via strategic and preventive advice particularly in the area of Tax but more particularly in regards to double taxation treaties to avoid double taxation. He has extensive expertise in International Trade & Customs as well as M&A. His work includes counseling companies with their most sophisticated deals including the Anheuser Busch InBev acquisitions of Grupo Modelo a deal worth 20.1 billion.

 

Tax: Consulting, Planning & Litigation, National & International Commercial Arbitration

He has advised and developed strategies for multinational and Mexican companies in order to help them reach their aggressive business goals while complying with international taxation and Mexican legal tax obligations and corporate governance matters. His expertise in Tax consulting includes: developing and implementing preventive tax strategies and structures in order to minimize unnecessary taxes and applying international treaties to avoid double taxation and thus help companies in their tax responsibilities. His work experience in Tax litigation includes amparos, tax, audits and administrative procedures with Mexican authorities on a local and federal level among others. He is a leading expert with construction companies. He has been involved in several construction arbitration matters and is a recognized expert.

 

International Trade & Customs: Consulting, Planning & Litigation

In International Trade & Customs he has aided hundreds of companies in the negotiation and reduction of all types of taxes including tariffs and duties on goods such as the Mexican Value Added Tax (VAT). Furthermore, he is an expert in customs classification, origin of goods as well as in creating import/export strategies and programs, and dealing with international illegal practices including antidumping and countervailing duties.

 

Main Practices

Fernando Moreno is engaged in the following practice areas:


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Languages

Spanish and English.

Education, Professional Affiliations and Academic Activities

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

International Fiscal Association (IFA Mexican Chapter). 

Mexican Bar Association (BMA).

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

 

Recognitions

Chambers and Partners Latin America, Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, International Tax Review, Who

Pro Bono and Diversity

He is actively involved in the firm´s Pro Bono activities.