G&M Consulting, SC

Full-Service Corporate Law Firm in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico

G&M Consulting, SC

Jose Clemente Orozco 335, Suite 306
Col. Valle Oriente

San Pedro Garza Garcia 66269
Mexico

Phone+52 (81) 8989-8300
Fax +52 (81) 8378-6345

Website www.consultinglaw.net

Law Firm Overview

G&M Consulting, S.C. is a general practice law firm located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico. Our practice includes corporate counsel, domestic and international trade programs to foster exports, commercial transactions, real estate transactions, projects, and concession titles, immigration and naturalization for business people and families, labor, intellectual property including trademarks and copyrights, incorporation, mergers and acquisitions, dissolution and liquidation, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, national and international tax issues and tax litigation, environmental law, finance structures, and administrative law. We also provide Mercantile Notary Public and State Judiciary translation services. (As a matter of internal policy, the firm is not engaged in criminal practice.)

Our lawyers combine their diverse knowledge, skill, and expertise to provide clients with legal services and representation that is suited to their needs and that meets their objectives.


Languages: Spanish, English

Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Tax Litigation; Mercantile Notary Public; Translation Services.


Areas of Law Description

Our practice includes:

- Corporate

At G&M Consulting, the general corporate practice of is envisioned to provide counsel and assist its clientele in matters associated with incorporations, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, dissolution and liquidation of various types of corporate entities, joint ventures, shareholders agreements and to assist them in their financing structures.

- Domestic and International Trade

In the area of international trade and commercial transactions, G&M Consulting has helped importers and exporters from North America and Mexico to comply with the new trade framework established under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The members are well acquainted with programs established by the Mexican government to foster exports and programs to obtain preferential duty rates such as maquiladora, pitex, altex, ecex, and prosec's.

- Real Estate

In the real estate practice, the partners of the firm have been actively engaged in real estate purchases, trusts, real estate developments for residential, tourist, condo regime and timeshare purposes (including projects in the so-called "restricted zones"), industrial parks, unilateral and multilateral mortgages, zoning and leases, among others, involving full domain and ejido (farming) property.

- Intellectual Property

The intellectual property practice of the Firm provides assistance to domestic and foreign clientele in the filing of their trademarks, service marks and protection of copyright in Mexico. In franchising transactions, attorneys of the Firm have represented both franchisors and franchisees on a wide variety of negotiations that have led to the establishment within Mexico of individual and master franchises in industries.

- Immigration and Naturalization

The Firm's immigration services are envisioned to aide Asian, European, North American and other businesspeople and their families acquire appropriate visa status to live and work in Mexico. The Firm also advises on customs procedures to facilitate their transfer.

- Environmental

With the passage and enforcement of increasingly stringent environment regulations, our attorneys have advised clients on new standards for land use, product development, and air pollution controls for their operations within Mexico.

- Tax and Tax Litigation

This practice area is engaged in almost all transactions of our firm that have a substantial tax impact. The members of the Firm have developed a tax practice to support and enhance all other areas and to assist our clientele in connection with their national and international tax issues. The litigation are of the Firm is currently devoted to the fields of administrative law and taxation. However, the Firm does get involved in other selected areas of litigation.



Partners

Mr. Moises Gonzalez-Santillan
Lawyer
Administrative Law, Agency and Distributorship, Arbitration, Asset Protection, Business and Industry

Ms. Maria G. Martinez-Garza
Lawyer
Agency and Distributorship, Asset Protection, Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, Business Formation

Mr. Bismark Ortega-Moyron
Lawyer
Administrative Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, Estate and Trust

  

Affiliations

  • Mexican Bar Association
  • US-Mexico Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

Articles Published by G&M Consulting, SC

 A Few Keynotes on Mexican Labor Law

Enacted on May 1, 1970, the Mexican Labor Act (the “MLA”) governs all labor relations in Mexico falling under the scope of article 123, section A, of the Federal Constitution (which refers to private employment as opposed to bureaucratic employment). The spirit of the law is to provide protection to employees and this explains the basis for numerous provisions of restrictive and prohibitive nature.

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 Real Estate Transactions in Mexico in a Nutshell

The Mexican Constitution expressly forbids the direct acquisition of real estate by foreign individuals or foreign entities in the so-called “restricted zone”. The restricted zone comprises an area of 100 kilometers along the borders and 50 kilometers along the seashores. In this restricted zone, only Mexican individuals and Mexican companies (notwithstanding any foreign investment in them) may directly acquire land and buildings.

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