Gardere, Arena y Asociados S.C. Recognized as Leading Tax Law Firm in Mexico by Tax Directors Handbook

16 April 2013 News

MEXICO CITY - Gardere Wynne Sewell's Mexico City office, Gardere, Arena y Asociados S.C., has been named a leading tax law firm in Mexico by Tax Directors Handbook 2013.

The Tax Directors Handbook is a leading international tax guide that rates tax law firms by jurisdiction and analyzes their capabilities. The handbook describes the Firm's tax practice as offering advice on "all aspects of tax planning" and also as having "comprehensive litigation capabilities in the sector."

Gardere's Mexico City-based tax practice is led by Partners Roberto Arena and Fernando Camarena. The office, along with Mr. Arena and Mr. Camarena, also has been ranked for tax law by both Chambers Latin America: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500.

Mr. Arena has over 20 years of tax experience, including extensive experience in business and tax planning. He handles a wide range of income tax-related matters such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and international inbound and outbound transactions. He also has experience in international tax planning, including the interpretation of treaties to avoid double taxation, and litigation-related matters.

Mr. Camarena's practice includes tax consultation and tax litigation. He has been involved in major business transactions representing Mexican and foreign clients. He also has handled tax suits, both local and federal, and he has helped major foreign and Mexican clients with their Mexico tax planning.

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