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Escuela Libre de Derecho, Law (1994); Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Master in International Relations (2006).

Partner, Aguilar & Loera, S.C. (June 2016); Director General of International Trade Rules - Secretariat of Economy (May 2008 - May 2016); Director General of Legal Affairs - Secretariat of Culture (Jan 2007 - Apr 2008); Economic Counsellor - Permanent Mission of Mexico to the WTO (June 2002 - Dec 2006); Deputy Director General of Regulations and Norms - Directorate General of Norms (Jan 2002 - May 2002); Director of Standardization - Directorate General of Norms (Oct 1996 - Dec 2001); Legal Advisor - Under secretariat of Competitiveness and Regulatory Affairs, Secretariat of Economy (Aug 1995 - Sep 1996); Deputy Director of Legal Affairs - National Institute of Copyright (Feb 1993 - Jul 1995). Prior to Feb 1993, he served as paralegal in different law firms, such as Ortega & Videgaray, S. C. and Zaldivar & Aramburu, S. C.

In 2003 he was elected Chairman of the WTO Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade and, in 2006, as Chairman of the WTO Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures.

In 2008, he was appointed panelist in the WTO dispute brought by the U.S. against the People’s Republic of China related to “Measures Affecting Trading Rights and Distribution Services for Certain Publications and Audiovisual Entertainment Products (WT/DS363)”. More recently (2015), he was designated again as a panelist in the WTO dispute on “Russian Federation - Measures on the Importation of Live Pigs, Pork and Other Pig Products from the European Union (WT/DS475)”.
  Since 2011, he has been professor in the subject of “Mexico’s recent Free Trade Agreements” at the Seminar on International Trade organized on an annual basis by the International Chamber of Commerce and he speaks regularly on matters related to international trade, administrative law and public international law at events sponsored by private sector and civil society organizations and government institutions.  

Spanish, English, French.

International Trade Law -including Technical Barriers to Trade (Technical Regulations, Standards and Conformity Assessment Procedures), Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Regulatory Cooperation, Regulatory Coherence, Trade and Environment, Trade and Labor, Intellectual Property Rights, Trade and Competition Policy, State Owned Enterprises, Government Procurement, Trade Remedies, Trade Facilitation, Trade in Services, and Dispute Settlement-; Public, International Law, Administrative Law, Regulatory Law.
  • Deffence of trade interests, both in Mexico and abroad.
• Design of regulatory initiatives, proposals and solutions
• Assessment, lobbing and development of legislative initatives
• Crafting of market access strategies,
• Advice with regard to international trade negotiations and implementation of Trade Agreements.