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GUILLERMO SÁNCHEZ CHAO

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PARTNER, INTERNATIONAL TRADE & CUSTOMS, REGULATORY & ADMINISTRATIVE STRATEGIC LITIGATION

Guillermo Sánchez Chao joined Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa in 1995 and was admitted to the partnership in 1998. His professional practice focuses on advising clients in the development of projects and maximization of strategies that facilitate and make foreign trade transactions more efficient in order to promote production, importation and exportation of goods as well as proper compliance with regulations established in local laws and international treaties signed by Mexico. He is an expert in matters related to supply chain, regulatory law, litigious matters, free trade agreements, rules of origin, promotion programs, unfair practice and international arbitration.

He has been a lecturer in the master’s Course on Foreign Trade at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).

Guillermo has received recognition from several international publications, which include Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.  

Credentials

  • Co-Chair of the Committee on International Trade and Customs of the International Bar Association (IBA).
  • Member of the Mexican Bar, College of Attorneys-at-law of Mexico (BMA).
  • Member of the Committee on Corporate Governance of the Mexican Institute of Financial Executives (IMEF).
  • Former Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Trade of the College of Mexican Public Accountants (CCPM).
  • Former Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Trade of the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants (IMCP).
  • Active member of the Mexican Business Board on Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE).


Education

  • Lawyer’s degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México - UNAM).
  • Course on International Law at the University of Texas, Dallas, Tex.