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Graco Sáenz-Andapia

Graco Sáenz is a senior associate and member of Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice Group in Mexico City. A George Town graduate, Graco has 16 years of experience and has served on practice in the private sector. He has actively collaborated with large firms in Mexico that represent multimillion-dollar tax restructuring / tax assessments and tax litigations, giving fresh and innovated solutions. In addition to his practice, he taught as a professor at the Univeridad Humanitas for the LLM Tax Law course, and as a professor assistant at the Universidad Iberoamericana for Financial Law course. He has authored numerous publications on subjects related to his field. He has authored two academic thesis: "Green Taxes in Mexico" and "The Unconstitutionality of the Mexican Flat Tax." Graco's clients include multinational companies in the real estate, gas and oil, energy, manufacturing, media and entertainment, telecommunication, bank, financial services, food industry, insurance and pharmaceutical industries.

On 30 November 2022, Legislative Decree Number 111 was published in the Official Gazette of the Government of the State of Guanajuato.
The Decree, which came into effect 1 January 2023, added “Ecological Taxes for Environmental Remediation,” to the Finance Law for the State of Guanajuato under Chapter Eight, Title Two and established three ecological taxes