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Ricardo Salas Méndez

Local Partner, Mexico City

Ricardo Salas is a specialized Attorney in Foreign Trade and Customs. He is an advisor import and export companies, specialist in foreign trade development programs IMMEX and Certification on VAT and IEPS.

Practice Areas

International Trade

• Trade remedies
• Regulations and nontariff restrictions
• Prior import and export permits
• Free Trade Agreements
• Freight logistics consulting

Customs Lawt

• Duty Deferral and Export Programs
• Preventive audits
• Customs Defense
• Customs certification
• VAT certification
• Customs valuation

Experience

Mr. Salas has over 14 years of experience as foreign trade specialist, is actively involved in providing legal advice on international trade and customs matters for domestic and foreign companies. Particularly, he provides operative services, management and advice to IMMEX, PROSEC, and other companies with import and export activities, looking for good practices on foreign trade matters. Mr. Salas has ample experience in defending companies against customs authorities, as well as carrying out customs audits. Specialist on VAT/IEPS Certification, also its continuous compliance and renovation.

Languages

Spanish, English

Education

Academic Degrees
LL.B., Universidad de Guadalajara (2010)
Bachelor in International Trade, Universidad de Guadalajara (2001)

Additional Academic Experiences
Seminar in Amparo Law, Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación / Universidad de Guadalajara (2012)
Seminar in International Logistics, Universidad de Guadalajara (2000)
Seminar in Customs operations in U.S.A. (2008)

Memberships

• Member of the Committee of International Trade of INDEX Guanajuato