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Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

Gerardo Nieto Martinez

Gerardo Nieto Martinez



  • Tax, Consulting & Litigation

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Specialized in tax and administrative issues, consultant and litigant, strategist and business advisor.

Gerardo has more than 30 years of professional experience attending tax, administrative, social security and constitutional matters.

He has given conferences in Mexico and abroad for multiple organizations on tax, administrative and social security topics.


He obtained his law degree from Universidad del Nuevo Mundo.
He has postgraduate studies in Tax Law at the Universidad Panamericana and International Tax Law at the University of St. Thomas, in Houston.
He has a Certification course in Finance from Universidad Iberoamericana.
Areas of Practice

Tax, Consulting & Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

He has been recognized by Chambers & Partners Latin America, Legal 500, Whos Who Legal and Tax Disputes Leaders as one of the best tax lawyers in Mexico.
Gerardo Nieto leads the tax practice, his brilliant work covers advice and litigation.Clients considered him assertive and effective, with a huge experience and education.- (Chambers Latin America 2011).
He has been designated: Mexican Tax-Transfer Pricing Lawyer of the year, by the recognized international publication: Lawyer Monthly.
He has been nominated as a leading consultant in tax disputes in Mexico for the International Tax Review, magazine and recognized as a Tax Prominent Lawyer, by the international magazine Best Lawyers.
Gerardo Nieto holds one of the most recognized tax practices in Mexico.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
    Mexican Institute of Foreign Trade
    National Association of Business Lawyers
    Mexican Bar Association
    International Tax Association

Former Chair of the Mexican Corporate Counsel Association (ANADE).
Former World Chair of the Tax Committee of Lex Mundi, the worlds largest alliance of Independent law Firms.
He is an active member of the International Fiscal Association. (IFA).
He is an active member of the Tax Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).
Gerardo is also member of the Tax Committee of the International Chambers of Commerce, Mexico Chapter.
He is member of the International VAT Association.
Former Chair of the Tax Committee of the Mexican Corporate Counsel Association (ANADE).


He is also frequently invited as a speaker in differents forums in Mexico and abroad by different universities, as well as by organizations such as the Mexican Corporate Counsel Association, different chambers of industry and commerce, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association, Lex Mundi, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, the International VAT Association, the Colegio de Abogados of Madrid, Spain, among others.

Tax Incentives to Eliminate the Tax Withholding on Interest Paid Abroad and to Encourage Productive Investment Projects in Mexico
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C., January 2019

An executive order to eliminate the income tax withholding for interest paid abroad on bonds listed in a stock exchange, as well as to grant tax incentives to taxpayers investing in a capital market in Mexico was published in the Federal Official Gazette on January 8, 2019. The following tax incentives were created for productive investment projects: Corporate Bonds...

Additional Articles

Is the author of the essay: Unconstitutionality of the Assets Tax Law.
Is the creator of the Perimetric Principle (Principio Perimetrico), a legal tool for the interpretation and application of tax treaties to avoid the double taxation, which has been analized even by the Supreme Court of Justice.
He has been author of many legal-technical articles that have been published in specialized magazines.

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