Enrique Muñoz Guízar

Counsel

Enrique Muñoz Guízar

Counsel

About

Enrique is counsel at the firm and has over 16 years of experience in environmental law, health care and regulatory matters, with focus on healthcare, natural resources, and consumer protection.

Enrique advises companies in identifying and obtaining any kind of permits, licenses, authorizations, and concessions required for their activities and operation. This includes a wide range of industries such as health services, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, water, energy, mining, tourism, among others. He also has extensive experience advising on the regulation, importation, management, transportation and distribution of hazardous substances and other raw materials required for industrial purposes.

Likewise, Enrique has built a successful Life Sciences & Healthcare practice. He regularly advises clients the storage and distribution of regulated products such as drugs, food supplements, medical devices, cosmetics, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and tobacco. He is also knowledgeable in terms of the regulatory compliance of new and innovative products and their technology. Similarly, Enrique advises clients regarding product promotion activities and compliance within the healthcare and consumer protection regulations.

He regularly acts on behalf of clients seeking permit approvals before administrative authorities such as the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT); the National Agency for Industrial Safety and Environmental Protection of the Hydrocarbons Sector (ASEA) and the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS), among other government entities at local, state and federal level.

He also actively participates in the design and implementation of public consultation and hearings procedures under the guidelines of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation to comply with the Equator Principles aim at obtaining infrastructure project financing.

Areas of Practice

Awards & Recognitions

  • Environment next generation partner, The Legal 500
  • Environment recommended, The Legal 500
  • Life Sciences rising star, The Legal 500
  • Life Sciences recommended, The Legal 500
  • Recognized lawyer in Environment, Latin Lawyer 250
  • Environmental law recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers

Education

  • Diploma in Sanitary Law, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City, Mexico (2019)
  • Law degree (J.D. equivalent), Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico City, Mexico

Academia

  • He is environmental professor of the ANADE-UP Program at Universidad Panamericana

Memberships

  • Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Colegio de Abogados (ANADE – National Corporate Counsel Association), Technical Coordinator of the Health and Sanitary Regulation Committee and Vice coordinator of the Environmental Committee

Publications & Collaborations

  • Building a sustainable future: Blockchain's foray into environmental protection, published by Abogado Corporativo Read more
  • ANADE Manual, Legal obligations and practical advice for the company, published by ANADE
  • Radix Event 2021, as speaker in the panel, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico
  • Medical Cannabis & Cannabinoid Regulation Guide 2021, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Consumer Protection Guide 2021, Mexico Chapter, published by International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) Read more
  • Advertising and Marketing Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Consumer Protection Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) Read more
  • Participates in legal forums as speaker in environmental and health regulatory matters
  • Seminar on Health Law in conjunction with other firms sponsored by GCSC, panelist, Mexico City, 2018
  • ABA Convention, Topic of Cannabis, panelist, Mexico City, 2018
Languages
Spanish – English
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