Marcos Carrasco Menchaca

 

Academic background

 

Mr. Carrasco is a graduate of the Universidad Panamericana, where he obtained his degree in Law in 2000.


Professional practice

 

He began his professional practice in March 1996 when he joined the firm Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C., attorneys at law, where he practiced in the areas of tax litigation and intellectual property.

 

In 1999, he joined Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cia., S.C., where he was admitted as an associate in the customs and foreign trade department beginning January 2003 and until October 2005.

 

Mr. Carrasco is founder partner of the firm CARRASCO, GARCIA ABOGADOS, S.C., attorneys at law, focusing in providing advisory and consulting services related to international trade, customs, Free Trade Agreements, and taxation on foreign trade, as well as in rendering services in international contracting, commercial arbitration, intellectual property and administrative litigation.

 

He is currently advisor on foreign trade of major multinational and national companies, such as Procter & Gamble, Honda, Bos Automotive Products, Tiendas Soriana, Groupe SEB, Ermenegildo Zegna, Tous, Transcanada, AMK Healthcare, FBM, among others, to whom he provides advice regarding available foreign trade programs, tax implications of foreign trade operations, implementation of Free Trade Agreements entered into by Mexico, customs procedures, unfair practices and customs litigation.

 

In matters concerning international unfair practices, he has successfully participated defending the interests of importing companies in proceedings such as antidumping and safeguards investigations, sunset reviews, among others, before the Unit of International Trade Practices of the Ministry of Economy.

 

Other relevant activities

 

He has participated in several courses and conferences on alternative means for the solution of disputes and has been invited as a speaker on this subject at an international level.

 

Moreover, he is registered as an arbitrator of the Mexico City’s Chamber of Commerce (CANACO) as of January 2002.

 

He has been a professor at the Universidad Panamericana (UP), Universidad Anahuac del Sur, Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA), and Centro Universitario México Division of Higher Studies, where he has taught international trade law, international contracts and international commercial arbitration.