Fredrikson & Byron Signs Memorandum of Cooperation with Gabinete Corporativo in Mexico

July 8, 2014

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. and Gabinete Corporativo, S.C., one of the largest full-service law firms in the Bajio region in Mexico, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation describing their commitment to better serve their clients collaboratively across borders.

“Fredrikson & Byron is the only Minnesota law firm with an office in Mexico and our strategic collaboration with Gabinete will strengthen the array of services we are able to provide to our clients and others wishing to do business in Mexico,” said Luis Reséndiz, shareholder and co-chair of Fredrikson & Byron’s Latin America Practice.

“The clients of the Gabinete firm will benefit from our broad range of corporate and international expertise, including foreign investment execution in both the U.S. and in Mexico,” said Patrick Kelly, shareholder and co-chair of Fredrikson & Byron’s Latin America Practice. “This collaboration offers both firms’ clients efficient, cross-border coordination as well as a legal liaison between languages, business cultures and legal structures.”

Gabinete Corportivo provides advice in Mexico on the following areas: banking, corporate, energy, government relations, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, mining, real estate and tax among others. Gabinete’s mission statement includes focusing on “design and implementation of systems for business effectiveness”. The firm has 30 lawyers in Querétaro, Mexico. More information about the firm is available at www.gabinetecorporativo.com.

Fredrikson & Byron is a 275-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Fredrikson & Byron has a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet”. Our Mexico office advises clients on a broad range of corporate and international matters ranging from corporate structure, tax, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, finance, contracts, labor and employment, securing debt, manufacturing (including setting up maquiladoras), joint ventures, real estate and sales and distribution. Our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients, and operate as business advisors and strategic partners, as well as legal counselors. More information about the firm is available at www.fredlaw.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

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