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Luis C. Carbajo

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Luis Carbajo is the head of the Mexican Tax Practice Group, a member of the North America Management and of the Latin American Tax Steering Committee, he advises multinationals on international tax planning, M&A, cross-border transactions and other business issues. Luis also is an adviser of the tax committee of the National Maquiladora Council.

Luis frequently authors tax articles in Tax Notes International and the Practical Mexican Tax Strategies magazine. He also speaks at various seminars organized by CANIETI, CANACINTRA, Tax Executives Institute, Executive Enterprise Institute, Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá and the local Maquiladora Associations across Mexico.

Luis focuses his practice on litigating and lobbying highly complex issues in the energy sector. He has extensive experience advising on permanent establishment issues, inter-company pricing, taxation of non-resident entities and individuals, and other corporate and tax matters such as VAT, assets tax, planning and litigation on social security contributions, and local and municipal taxes. His practice also covers tax planning and transfer pricing, particularly in the energy sector.

Practice Focus

Mr. Carbajo focuses his practice on litigating and lobbying highly complex issues in the energy sector. He has extensive experience advising on permanent establishment issues, inter-company pricing, taxation of non-resident entities and individuals, and other corporate and tax matters such as VAT, assets tax, planning and litigation on social security contributions, and local and municipal taxes. His practice also covers tax planning and transfer pricing, particularly in the energy sector.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas-Mexico Bar Association - Member
  • Harvard Law School Alumni Association - Member
  • Mexican National Association of Corporate Counsels - Member
  • International Fiscal Association - Member
  • Mexican Institute of Finance Executives - Member

Admissions

  • Mexico (1993)

Education

  • Harvard Law School (Joint Degree International Tax Program/LLM) (1995)
  • La Universidad de Guanajuato (J.D.) (1995)
  • Harvard University (Certificate on Special Studies of Administration and Management) (1994)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Previous Offices

  • Juarez