Marcos Carrasco Menchaca



Marcos Carrasco-Menchaca provides advisory and consulting services related to international trade compliance, customs, free trade agreements, customs litigation, and taxation on foreign trade, as well as rendering services in international business transactions, regulatory matters and administrative litigation.

Marcos has broad experience in advising the implementation of governmental exportation programs, such as the registration of companies in the Mexican Maquila Program (IMMEX), VAT certification, Sectorial Promotion Programs (PROSEC) and Drawback, among others. 

A recognized international trade lawyer, Marcos is currently an advisor on foreign trade of major multinational and national companies in the retail, fashion, oil and gas, automotive, auto parts, and manufacturing industries.

Because of his background dealing with international contracting and cross-border litigation, companies and fellow attorneys constantly seek for his advice on a broad picture of business-related implications and consequences. 

Marcos also has relevant knowledge in customs valuation and has assisted global brand name companies determining whether or not the payments of royalties, insurance, and freight fees must be considered as incrementing the customs value of imported goods.

Professional Affiliations

  • Arbitrator,  Mexico City’s Chamber of Commerce (CANACO, 2002-present)
  • Professor,  Universidad Panamericana (UP, 1999-2002)
  • Professor,  Universidad Anahuac del Sur (2001)
  • Professor,  Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA, 2002)
  • Professor,  Centro Universitario Mexico Division of Higher Studies (1999-2001)

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized, The Best Lawyers in Mexico (Steven Naifeh & Gregory White Smith eds., Woodward/White Inc.)
    • Trade Law
  • Recognized,The Legal 500 Latin America
    • International Trade and Customs (2017)


  • J.D., Universidad Panamericana (2000)


  • Spanish