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Dieguez-Orozco, Andrea

Andrea Dieguez-Orozco

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Andrea Dieguez Orozco has over ten years of experience in international commercial & trade matters. She started her practice working in international business and supply chain management departments of multinational companies in the dietary, electric and energy solutions sectors. She also worked for three years as a senior lawyer in the international trade and customs area of Chevez Ruíz, Zamarripa y Cia., S.C. She teaches international logistics and introduction to international business law at Universidad Iberoamericana and has acted as counsel of the International Business Law Master's Degree Program.

Practice Focus

Ms. Dieguez focuses her practice on customs and international trade matters, including international logistics, special import and export customs regimes such as temporary imports of drilling platforms and vessels, international purchase agreements, tariff classification, non-tariff regulations, rules of origin, verifications of origin, customs audits, customs valuation, programs for the promotion of imports and exports, anti-dumping procedures and procedures before the bi-national panel of Chapter XIX of NAFTA. She also has experience in litigation of customs and tax matters before the Federal Court of Tax and Administrative Justice, and organisms of the Federal Judicial Power.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented foreign clients in verification of origin procedures practiced by the Mexican tax authorities in order to demonstrate NAFTA origin.

  • Represented international and Mexican clients in litigations in connection with temporary imports of drilling platforms.

  • Conducted internal audits of foreign trade operations to prevent and correct breaches to the Mexican legislation.

  • Represented Mexican clients in Importers' Registry suspension matters.

  • Coordinated the reconstruction process of Annex 24 inventory control system and regularization of expired balances of temporary imports.

  • Represented Mexican clients in audit procedures carried out by the customs and tax authorities.

  • Represented several clients in customs litigation.

  • Implemented IMMEX and PROSEC programs for several clients.

  • Advised several clients on customs valuation, NAFTA origin, tariff classification, non-tariff regulations, and new business development.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Chamber of Commerce - Customs & Logistics Committee
  • International Chamber of Commerce - International Trade Committee Member

Admissions

  • Mexico (2009)

Education

  • Universidad Iberoamericana (Master's Degree International Law) (2013)
  • University of Guadalajara (Law Degree) (2007)
  • Instituto Technologico De Estudios Superiores De Occidente A.C. (International Trade) (2005)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish