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Thania López-Flores

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Thania López-Flores has more than 9 years of experience advising domestic and multinational companies on tax matters, specifically in the areas of corporate taxes, foreign residents' taxation and indirect taxes. She worked at Ernst & Young before joining Baker McKenzie in 2015.

Practice Focus

Her practice covers the tax compliance of multinational companies; application of double taxation treaties; tax advisory on multinational reorganizations (sales of shares, mergers, spin-offs, liquidations); tax advisory on tax litigation in connection with tax audits, consulting and Constitutional actions regarding tax matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisted various clients of the digital economy sector in expanding its business into Mexico, focusing on VAT matters.
  • Assisted a pharmaceutical company to successfully deal with several audits from the Mexican tax authority.
  • Tax advisory in several M&A projects.
  • Assisted various clients of the hydrocarbons sector in developing a legal defense strategy, following up several tax audits and litigation procedures.

Corporate Responsibility

  • Assisted DEI Comunidad, A.C. to secure its authorization to receive donations from abroad.

Admissions

  • Mexico (2011)

Education

  • Universidad Panamericana (Master in Tax) (2014)
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey (Bachelor's Degree in Law) (2011)

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Co-author, "Facultades de comprobación. Revisión de pérdidas fiscales amortizadas", Puntos Finos, Julio 2018