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Poder y Negocios Magazine
"Juan Francisco Torres Landa is 'one of the 13th most influential lawyers in Mexico.'"
Juan Francisco Torres Landa has helped many companies establish a presence in Mexico and grow over the years. Throughout his career, Juan Francisco has excelled in civil, commercial, and corporate areas. He also helps clients with the financing of projects and acquisitions, foreign investments, foreign trade, arbitration, migration, environmental matters, economic competition, mining, taxation of non-residents, and telecommunications.
Juan Francisco has been senior lecturer at several universities, including National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), and Universidad Iberoamericana. He has also been a keynote speaker in numerous forums, both in Mexico and abroad.
Juan Francisco joined Barrera Siqueiros y Torres Landa (currently Hogan Lovells) in September 1983 and became partner in 1995. He also spent time as an associate foreign lawyer in Washington, D.C. in 1990.
He has been instrumental as legal consultant in several foreign investments in Mexico by easing their incorporation, development, expansion, and consolidation processes.
"Juan Francisco Torres Landa advises 'foreign investors who come to do business in Mexico to facilitate all stages of birth, development, expansion and consolidation."
Assisting Carso Energy with the cross-border project of the Presidio gas pipeline from Texas to Chihuahua.
Assisting Imerys with the corporate reorganization of all local subsidiaries.
Handling the reorganization of Procter & Gamble Mexico in a multi-jurisdiction strategy involving sophisticated corporate, tax, labor, and foreign trade.
Assisting Grupo BAL in the review of new investments in the financial and energy sectors; coordinating advice to proceed with project's evaluations.
Assisting Affinia Group in the divestiture process of its brake parts-related division.
Assisting Honeywell in the implementation of projects related to the opening up of the energy sector.
Advising Valoreo in the initial round of financing for US$50m, as well as in the operations for its establishment and growth in Latin America.
Represented Cooper Tire in the acquisition of the minority stake of local investors in Coocsa, for approximately US$50m.
- Postgraduate Degree, Taxation, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, 1992
- LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1990
- Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Law School, 1988