Luis is a partner at Gonzalez Calvillo and is focused in the administrative, constitutional, financial and telecom regulation practices at the firm. Also, he is specialized in government negotiation, high level litigation, compliance, AML, government procurement and boutique tax issues. In 2020, he was elected member of the firm’s Compensation Committee.
Throughout his career, he has acquired in depth experience both in the public and private sectors, enabling him to have a full and comprehensive knowledge of financial public law, the financial and telecom industries, as well as governmental and tax regulation.
He specializes in constitutional and administrative law and litigation, constitutional relief proceedings (amparo), telecommunication disputes and constitutional controversy procedures, several of them creating ground-breaking precedents decided by the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice.
“all the experience one could hope for,” Chambers and Partners
Prior to joining the firm, he held various high-level positions in the public and private sectors, serving as General Counsel and Chief Tax Prosecutor, as well as Chief of the Banking and Savings Unit at the Ministry of Finance in Mexico. In these capacities he was Mexico’s representative to the Financial Action Task Force (OECD) and supervised the Financial Intelligence Unit. While he served as Chief Tax Prosecutor he worked in Constitutional, Administrative and Fiscal Litigation as well as in public finance and tax fraud matters. As well as acted as counsel to the Federal Administration in matters of constitutional, governmental, administrative, tax, budgetary, financial, and public debt law.
Moreover, he was also a member of the governing bodies of the National Banking Commission (CNBV), the National Insurance and Bonding Commission (CNSF), the National Retirement Savings Commission (CONSAR), and interacted as invitee to the Bank Savings Protection Institute (IPAB)
His private sector experience includes working as Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Telecom Affairs at Grupo Televisa where he oversaw several M&A transactions in the cable sector, allowing Televisa to obtain an important market share therein; and Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer at Avantel.
His outstanding career allows him to actively advise on a wide range of matters related to new proposals for laws and regulations, highly regulated procedures and authorizations, among others.