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Hector Gaspar Diaz Santana Iturrios

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Hector Gaspar Diaz Santana Iturrios has more than twelve years of experience in tax. He has given legal advice in both international and Mexican tax matters and has participated as a speaker in several seminars organized by universities, professional associations and industrial chambers on matters related to taxation.

Practice Focus

Mr. Diaz Santana Iturrios’ practice focuses on the development of tax-related services including solving of consultations, tax planning, issuance of expert opinions for both private and public use, development of promotions before Mexican tax authorities, and obtaining tax stimuli benefits among other linked services for legal entities as well as individuals. He has vast experience in handling Mexican as well as international taxation topics addressed to several industry sectors including energy, naval, manufacturing, aeronautic, financial, real state, as well as other areas of practice of the Firm such as corporate, real state, litigation, labor and banking.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Participated in several tax audit processes conducted by Mexican Tax Authorities in the development of fundamental answers in order to detract the undue positions argued by said authorities to entities of different industry sectors, as well as in the subsequent litigation procedures, when applicable.
  • Involved in multiple due diligence procedures for the acquisition of corporate groups as well as of individual entities.
  • Assisted in the structuring of operations in Mexico.
  • Provided analysis of tax effects of international transactions such as service rendering, royalty agreements, financial operations, loan transactions, corporate restructuring, etc.
  • Assisted in the determination of tax attributes and tax basis of shares in entities sale transactions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Tax Planning Association - Member
  • Mexican Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member
  • Mexican Lawyers Bar - Member
  • Mexican Tax Law Academy - Member
  • National Association of Corporate Lawyers - Member

Admissions

  • Mexico (2005)

Education

  • Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (Post Graduate Degree Maritime Law) (2015)
  • University Regiomontana (Law Degree) (2012)
  • University Regiomontana (Master's Degree Tax Law) (2009)
  • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Degree Accounting & Finance) (2005)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish