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EC Rubio

International Trade/WTO

4 ranked lawyersBand 1MexicoLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

EC Rubio houses a market-leading international trade team that advises a stellar portfolio of clients from sectors including energy, manufacturing and consumer goods. With several offices across Mexico, the firm retains a stellar reputation in the market for its broad practice, covering matters such as IMMEX compliance and complex trade remedies matters such as anti-dumping investigations. Also sought out for expertise on related contentious proceedings against the customs authorities.

Strengths

"They really are available for clients and have a good attitude to client service; they always adapt to our needs, which makes our operations easier. They support our business, and they don't see things in black and white, but rather they are commercially aware and know how to adapt and find multiple solutions and alternatives," according to a client.

Another interviewee says: "They have a lot of experience due to the amount of international clients they have. Their business perspective is extremely accurate."

Work highlights

EC Rubio's Ciudad Juárez team was instructed by Foxconn to review its customs and international trade issues in Mexico, including its main maquiladora and its sub-manufacturers.

Notable practitioners

Mexico City-based department co-head Eduardo David Garcia is regarded by a client as "a very knowledgeable, professional and friendly lawyer." Eduardo David Garcia has experience assisting international clients with trade remedies matters including anti-dumping investigations, free trade agreement consulting and rules of origin.

A client lauds Felipe Mendoza Vidal as "extremely well rounded, knowledgeable and practical." Another respondent appreciates that he is "highly skilled, experienced and hard-working." Felipe Mendoza Vidal is based in Ciudad Juárez and is recognised as particularly involved with clients from the maquiladora sector, advising them on all aspects of the IMMEX programme.

Ciudad Juárez-based practitioner Fernando Holguin Casas co-heads the international trade department and is highlighted by an interviewee as "a lawyer with good client service and patience and who listens closely in order to understand you and provide solutions."

Revered practitioner and department co-head Juan Carlos Partida Poblador is "an excellent lawyer in international trade," a market commentator reports. Another interviewee highlights that "his work is straightforward, to the point, well founded and accurate." Juan Carlos Partida Poblador is based in Mexico City and is particularly active advising both international and domestic clients on trade remedies issues, representing them in anti-dumping investigations.

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Overview

Mexico has a wide network of free trade agreements, which grant reciprocal preferential access to over forty countries in the North American, European, Latin America, Israeli and Japanese markets.

The practice has substantial expertise in antidumping, countervailing duty, safeguard investigations, USMCA law - including chapter 10 panel reviews- origin determinations, and advanced rulings. It advises clients on customs-related investigations, litigation, and/or proceedings conducted by Mexican authorities; and represents clients on matters related to IMMEX (maquiladora) and Prosec programs, free trade zones, private rulings, certificates of origin, customs audits, and origin audits.

In addition, the firm has substantial experience advising clients on how to reduce or eliminate market access barriers for goods and services under existing international trade agreements to which Mexico is a party.

Industries

Aerospace, automotive and manufacturing

International Trade/WTO

EC Rubio

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Location

Río Duero 31

Colonia Cuauhtémoc

06500 Mexico City.

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

06500

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Mexico

International Trade/WTO


Eduardo David Garcia
Band 3
Felipe Mendoza Vidal
Band 2
Fernando Holguin Casas
Band 4
Juan Carlos Partida Poblador
Band 1