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About the Firm


  

Izaza Abogados is a Mexican law firm formed by a group of lawyers dedicated to providing legal advice and expertise at the highest levels, strongly focused on resolving the most important problems of our clients'. We provide advice on matters that require the attention, experience and sophistication of our lawyers. Our structure and approach enable us to achieve excellent results for our clients in complex and critical matters. We represent domestic and foreign companies in a wide variety of industries and we have experience representing public entities. We have experience in the fields of administrative and constitutional law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, antitrust law and policy and human rights. We promote excellence in client service and we have the conviction that building a true business alliance with our clients is the best approach to handle their legal affairs building a long-term relationship.


Pro Bono


  

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Our firm is committed to supporting pro bono matters in all our areas of practice. Our primary activity regarding pro bono matters is to provide legal advice and counsel to institutions promoting education, health, continuing legal education and support to improve the Rule of Law.

The pro bono matters that are handled by our attorneys go through a thorough selection process which has allowed us to support projects providing real social impact on Mexico and around the world. Our aim is to provide our pro bono clients better and adequate access to justice, providing them with information and assessment about their rights and how to appear before the authorities. We have provided legal advice to private welfare institutions, nongovernmental organizations, foundations, agencies, and professional associations. Our pro bono matters are handled with the same professional standards of the firm.

Community Activities
Izaza Abogados is honored of the considerable contributions to the legal profession and the social impact we have on our community through the participation of our attorneys on not-for-profit boards and on several philanthropic and public policy causes.

Practices

Our deep experience means we regularly handle large and complex transactions in Mexico. We counsel both domestic and foreign acquirors and targets, advising on a wide range of corporate matters, including Strategic Investments and Mergers and Acquisitions. In addition, we have experience in matters in corporate law in general and corporate restructures.
Our firm represents our clients in Administrative disputes in various matters, as well as in constitutional and administrative litigation. We provide counsel and represent our clients in amparo litigation proceedings (juicio de amparo).
Human rights laws impose the obligation to assess every process of a business, not only to ensure the protection of their own fundamental rights, but at the same time, ensuring that such processes and activities, in turn, do not violate third party human rights. Our lawyers have experience in providing counsel for such prevention and remedies, which ensure strict compliance with the law, reducing the exposure a business may suffer.
Our Antitrust Law & Policy practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and investigations by the Mexican government. We analyze all of the mergers and acquisitions in which we are involved to determine whether they raise antitrust issues, develop strategies to address potential concerns and represent clients before the Federal Antitrust Commission (Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica) and the Mexican Specialized Antitrust and Telecommunications Court (Primer Tribunal Colegiado en Materia Administrativa Especializado en Competencia Económica, Radiodifusión y Telecomunicaciones).















Lawyers


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Juan Carlos Izaza

Juan C. Izaza is a founding and managing Partner of Izaza Abogados, concentrating on constitutional and administrative law and human rights matters, including consulting and litigation in each of these areas. Mr. Izaza has been the principal tax lawyer on numerous domestic and cross border transactions in a wide range of industries. Mr. Izaza has more than 30 years of experience in different tax matters including structuring and advising on national and international acquisitions, mergers and cross-border transactions, and implementation of tax planning structures. Prior to forming the firm, Mr. Izaza served as the head of the Department of Legal Services of Deloitte Mexico from 1997 to 2010 as well as Chairman of its Board of Directors from 2002 to 2010. He earned a Bachelor of Laws (Licenciado en Derecho) from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), in 1977.

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Luis Enrique Izaza

Luis E. Izaza is a founding partner of Izaza Abogados, concentrating on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, administrative law, antitrust law and policy and human rights. Mr. Izaza has been involved in many major domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and capital market transactions. He represents public and private companies in a wide variety of industries. Mr. Izaza has extensive experience representing major companies in each of these areas. He represented a U.S. telecommunications company in its appointment as administrator of the mobile number portability server in Mexico. He represented a large Mexican business conglomerate in the acquisition of a soccer club of the First Division Soccer League of Mexico. He represented one of the largest mobile telephone companies in Mexico in its successful delisting process with the Mexican Stock Exchange and the cancellation of the registry of its shares with the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission. He advised and negotiated with competent Mexican authorities the incorporation of a Mexican Broker Dealer. He represented a Mexican subsidiary of a U.S. financial services company in the issuance of Development Capital Certificates in the Mexican market for the investment in infrastructure projects. Prior to forming the firm, Mr. Izaza served as a junior associate at Jáuregui y Navarrete in Mexico City from 2007-2011.

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