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Haynes and Boone Mexico City Grows with Two Respected Attorneys

MEXICO CITY - The Haynes and Boone, LLP Mexico City office capabilities have been expanded with the addition of Mauricio Sanders and Julio Planas.

“The arrival of these two respected attorneys helps bolster our ability to help clients achieve business goals and objectives,” said Luis Moreno, Mexico City office administrative partner. “We have no doubt that the experience of Mauricio and Julio will prove invaluable.”

Sanders, who comes to the firm as a senior attorney in the Capital Markets and Securities Practice Group, focuses on corporate law, contracts, civil law, corporate finance, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and e-commerce. In 2011, he was awarded the Level B2 Pass in the International Legal English Certificate by the Council of Europe. Additionally, Sanders has served as the Negotiable and Credit Transactions Instruments Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

He received his law degree from National Autonomous University of Mexico in 2000 and his LL.M. from Duke University, School of Law in 2005.

Planas, joining Haynes and Boone as of counsel in the Business Planning and Tax section, focuses on tax and foreign trade litigation and consultation, tax and custom treaties, administrative and regulatory issues, IMMEX (Maquiladora) and export programs, transfer pricing compliance, antidumping matters and corporate law and tax effects of contractual matters.

Planas has led educational courses including “International Taxation Frame” and “International Commercial Treaties and International Law” in the masters program in auditing and international taxation at the Universidad Panamericana, where he received his law degree. In addition, he achieved his Diplomate in International Taxation at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico and Duke University.

The Mexico City office of Haynes and Boone has been listed for many consecutive years as one of Latin Lawyer’s 250 leading business law firms in Latin America, and three of its partners, Antonio Franck, Jorge Labastida and Luis Moreno, have been included in the list of the foremost legal practitioners in the international legal marketplace in the practices of Banking and Real Estate law, as published in Chambers, Latin America, 2011 Edition, and the Who’s Who Legal’s: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, 2011 Edition, a publication made by the International Bar Association and the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association.