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Duane Morris Welcomes Hernan Gonzalez Moneta

Hernan Gonzalez Moneta has joined Duane Morris as a partner in the law firm’s Corporate Practice Group in its New York office. Prior to Duane Morris, he was an attorney at Reed Smith.

Hernan Gonzalez Moneta advises clients with respect to Mexican and international tax and corporate matters, including all aspects of cross-border transactions, interpretation and application of tax treaties, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, permanent establishment issues, licensing structures, tax compliance, transfer pricing, foreign tax credit planning and expatriates’ tax regime, as well as research and development of tax incentives.

He concentrates his practice on international tax planning and guides clients in the implementation of their multijurisdictional business structures.

Gonzalez Moneta also has broad experience in advising individuals and international families, celebrities and entertainers with their international endeavours.

He is recognised as a trusted advisor for ultra-high-net-worth individuals and global families with focus on cross-border gift and estate planning structuring and succession governance.

In addition, he has substantial experience in representing taxpayers undertaking voluntary disclosures under the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program.

He also assists clients with the negotiation of private letter rulings concerning international transactions, including the lobbying and prosecution of administrative matters before Mexican federal and state authorities.

Gonzalez Moneta has drafted tax reform proposals concerning clients’ benefits, which were discussed and passed by the Mexican Legislature. Likewise, he has advised Mexican federal government agencies regarding compliance given to legal and payment obligations under major media campaigns.

Gonzalez has also determined for the Mexican operations of major international groups value-added tax-efficient strategies for imports and exports, as well as assisting them in securing large VAT refunds. In addition,

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