Practice Areas  
  Customs and Foreign Trade  

Imports and exports require strategy implementations to seek advantages and reduce risks regarding foreign trade duties, value added tax, excise tax and compensatory quotas.

  • We provide advice concerning importation and exportation strategies, as well as application of free trade agreements, rules of origin, exporter support programs (IMMEX –maquila-, Sector Programs, Draw Back, etc.) and their interaction federal taxation.
  • We participate in classification issues regarding foreign trade duties, customs evaluation, temporary imports and rules of origin, having obtained innovative and favorable resolutions for importers.
  • We have been given the task of filing and/or following diverse formal foreign trade aspects, such as to obtain support programs for exporters, authorizations, permits, request amendments, registration, etc.
  • Counseling is provided regarding audits in foreign trade and rules of origin from domestic and foreign authorities, as well as in filing administrative remedies (including PAMAs), annulment lawsuits and amparo writs against various foreign trade resolutions.