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Tax, Customs & International Trade

Tax, Customs & International Trade

Posse Herrera Ruiz provides comprehensive tax, customs and cross-border trade services associated with ongoing business operations and tax planning for investment projects.

Our services include support for tax and customs filings and compliance, as well as the review of financial investment models for the purpose of optimizing tax liabilities.

We represent national and foreign companies before Colombian authorities, with respect to filings, authorizations, appeals, tax benefit recognition, and tax litigation.

Tax planning is an integral part of our comprehensive legal support for restructurings, sales and acquisitions of Colombian entities. We are active in analyzing international treaties regarding double taxation and free trade, the development and approval of free-trade zones, the negotiation of stability agreements with the Colombian government, and the structuring of investment and private equity funds.

Posse Herrera Ruiz is heavily involved in tax matters related to finance, capital markets, infrastructure, natural resources and energy.

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Juan Guillermo Ruiz

Partner

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Juan Guillermo Ruiz

Partner

Juan Guillermo Ruiz is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. He heads the Tax Customs & International Trade practice group. His practice focuses on taxation, including consultancy, tax planning for cross-border transactions, wealth management, tax litigation and transfer pricing. He also has ample experience in developing tax structures for M&As,project finance, public and private infrastructure bids, tax disputes, and in the creation of free trade zones. He has worked for more than 25 years...

Juan David Barbosa

Partner

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Juan David Barbosa

Partner

Juan David Barbosa is a partner  of  the International Trade Practice Area at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Juan David has more than 15 years of experience in customs and international trade proceedings and litigations as well as in the development of import-export tax efficient strategies. Juan David has also worked in several international unfair trade practices (dumping) and safeguard investigations, as well as in the negotiation and implementation of free trade agreements. Before joining Posse Herrera...

Juan Camilo De Bedout

Partner

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Juan Camilo De Bedout

Partner

Juan Camilo De Bedout is a Partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. He leads the ​​tax, customs and transfer pricing litigation and controversy area. His professional practice focuses on tax planning, taxes, transfer pricing, tax and customs dispute and litigation. Juan Camilo has extensive experience in administrative and judicial discussions with national and territorial tax authorities, as well as international issues. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he worked as a senior lawyer in an international ...

Juan David Velasco

Partner

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Juan David Velasco

Partner

Juan David Velasco is a partner and co-heads the transactional tax practice at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Juan David has advised numerous public and private companies, as well as private equity and venture capital firms on multi-jurisdictional tax-related aspects of investment, project finance, mergers and acquisitions/dispositions of business interests. Juan David works with high-net-worth individuals in private wealth management and tax-efficient estate planning strategies. Another focus in his pra...

Angie Padilla

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Angie Padilla

Associate

Angie Padilla is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on tax litigation and controversy. She has a JD and Conciliator studies from Fundación Universitaria Los Libertadores....

Carlos Garcia

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Carlos Garcia

Associate

Carlos Garcia is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His professional practice focuses on tax consulting, particularly in the areas of infrastructure and energy projects. Carlos has 7 years of experience in corporate consulting. Prior to joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he was a manager of legal and tax services at PwC Colombia. He has a J.D. and a postgraduate degree in tax law from the Universidad del Rosario. He speaks Spanish and English....

Daniela Lozada

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Daniela Lozada

Associate

Daniela Lozada is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her legal practice focuses on tax, customs and international trade proceedings and litigations. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked at a local law firm in taxation and international trade law. She has a JD from Universidad del Rosario and a postgraduate degree in administrative law from Universidad de Los Andes. She speaks Spanish and English....

Diego Rodríguez

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Diego Rodríguez

Associate

Diego Fernando Rodríguez is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Tax Planning and Tax Litigation and Controversy. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he worked as Tax Senior Lawyer in a multinational firm, advising national and international corporations on tax matters and tax litigation and controversy. He has a JD from Universidad Santo Tomas and a degree in taxation from Universidad del Externado de Colombia. His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English....

Felipe Pardo

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Felipe Pardo

Associate

Felipe Pardo is an associate in Posse Herrera Ruiz and is the leader in the area of Accounting Consulting within the firm. Graduated as Public Accountant of the National University of Colombia, he is certified internationally since 2013 by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wale- ICAEW. He has worked as a consultant in national accountancy firms and his professional practice has focused on the implementation, training and consulting of IFRS. He has provided advice in several ...

Jaime Enrique Gomez

Director

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Jaime Enrique Gomez

Director

Jaime Enrique Gomez is a Director at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Tax Planning and International Commerce. He has worked on the tax planning for mergers, acquisitions and other major projects, and in investment transactions for several industries, including among other infrastructure, oil and gas, mining, energy, finance, real estate and hotels, and retail. He has also experience in developing tax structures for cross-border restructurings, the settlement of free trade zones, tax li...

Juan David López

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Juan David López

Associate

Juan David López is an associate in Posse Herrera Ruiz. His professional practice focuses on foreign exchange, customs and foreign trade. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, Juan David worked both in the private and public sector assessing foreign investors and national companies. He is a lawyer from Universidad de los Andes and has a specialization in International Business Law from the same university. He speaks Spanish and English....

F4. Boletín Bancos y Entidades Financieras Mayo

Counsel

F4. Boletín Bancos y Entidades Financieras Mayo

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F4. Boletín Bancos y Entidades Financieras Mayo

Counsel

Luisa Floréz

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Luisa Floréz

Associate

Luisa Fernanda is an Associate at Posse Herrea Ruíz. Her practice focuses on tax and tax litigation and controversy. Luisa Fernanda has 7 years of experience in tax, litigation and controversy. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruíz, she worked at local law firm and an international company in taxation. She has a JD from Universidad del Rosario and a graduate degree in Tax Law from the same University. She speaks Spanish and English....

Pablo Fernández

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Pablo Fernández

Associate

Pablo Fernández is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on tax planning and international investments. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he worked at a local law firm. He has a JD from Universidad de los Andes and a graduate degree in Tax Law from the same university. He speaks Spanish, English and German....

Ana Isabel Mejía

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Ana Isabel Mejía

Associate

Ana Isabel Mejía is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on tax litigation and controversy. Prior to joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked at a local law firm in private law. She has a JD from Universidad EAFIT and a graduate degree in taxation from Universidad Externado de Colombia. She speaks Spanish and English....

Ana María Vega

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Ana María Vega

Associate

Ana María Vega is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on International Trade and Customs. Ana María has more than 8 years of experience in customs and international trade issues. Prior to joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was working at a professional services global firm, advising local and foreign clients in matters related with free trade zones, commercial agreements, customs valuation and customs regimes; as well as the request of qualification and authorization of foreign...

Max Murillo

Associate

Tax, Customs & International Trade

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Max Murillo

Associate

Max Murillo is a Junior Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on the tax consulting and advice of  Colombian and Foreign companies and entities. Max has 3 years of experience in matters related to national and foreign taxation, as well as the application of International Agreements to Avoid Double Taxation. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he was Senior Consultant at Deloitte Colombia. He has a JD from Universidad del Rosario and a graduate degree in Taxation from Universid...