Carlos E. Arzola Ch.

Carlos is a Mexican lawyer with strong experience in commercial litigation, corporate law, regulatory compliance and lobbying. Our clients are mostly international enterprises that do businesses or want to start doing businesses in Mexico and we assist in landing their projects. That includes labour contracts and recruitment, legal and administrative procedures before tax authorities, corporate governance, and intellectual property protection.

I also represent financial institutions with collection matters and help clients that need to fund projects through loans and loans guarantees by providing the legal contracts. We advise mining companies on legal matters regarding any sort of administrative procedures, such as obtaining and renewing mining concessions, and in general complying with all the legal requirements related with mining activities such as securing surface rights, due diligence, incorporation of mining companies and drafting agreements related to mining concessions.

Areas of expertise
Corporate and legal advice to mining companies with presence in Mexican business.
 Loan agreements and guarantee agreements, guaranty trusts, mortgages, among others.
 Advice and litigation on consumer protection matters and the supplier-client relations.
 Legal advice and planning on legal strategies related to the optimization of human resources and labour relations.
 Legal defense against acts of tax authorities such as IMSS, SAT, INFONAVIT, PROFECO, etc.

Academic background
 Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). Bachelor of Laws.
 Washington Center. Internship program.

Professional memberships
 Cámara Nacional de Comercio de Chihuahua Former Board Member: CANACO Chihuahua is an institution with more than 125 years of history formed by the best business man of the region.
 Comisión Estatal contra Riesgos Sanitarios Former Board Member: Entrusted to prevent and minimise health risks in the State of Chihuahua through the application of preventive measures.
 Grupo Norte 30, A.C. Former Chairman of the Board: GN30 is a civil association in Chihuahua that is formed by businessman leaders seeking to influence positively on the political, economic and social development of the region.

 Best performance as delegation of the PROFECO in the period of 2008-2009.

English and Spanish