- Posted by Dr. Marina Foltea
- On January 20, 2016
- anti-dumping, investment law, Latin America, Mexico, NAFTA, WTO
Geneva, Switzerland and Mexico City, Mexico – Jan 20, 2016 – International trade and investment law advisory firm, Trade Pacts, today announced the appointment of Dr. Fernando González-Rojas, a highly qualified lawyer and academic based in Mexico City, as strategic partner and Head of Latin America.
Before joining Trade Pacts, he gathered ample experience as a private practitioner providing legal advice to investors, governments and international organizations located in Mexico, the United States, and Canada. His past professional experience includes assisting American investors, like Metalclad and Marvin Feldman cases, in two important NAFTA investment arbitrations. Dr. González-Rojas worked on several important international trade disputes involving the European Union, the United States, and several Latin-American countries, as a dispute settlement lawyer at the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Secretariat. After finishing his Ph.D. on WTO anti-dumping law last year, he joined the academic teaching international trade law in Mexico City and Washington, D.C.
Marina Foltea, Managing Director of Trade Pacts said, “Dr. González-Rojas’ training as a lawyer and his understanding of the particularities of Latin America’s economic, political and cultural context makes him an ideal partner to guide our clients in this vibrant and emerging region of the world”.
Dr. González-Rojas said, “I was impressed by Trade Pacts and its commitment to demystify trade and investment law and make it more accessible to a wider audience. I am excited to join this young and vibrant group of renown expert that represents just the right balance between academia and entrepreneurship”. “At Trade Pacts, – Dr. González-Rojas added – I will continue to be committed to sharing my knowledge and experience with transnational investors and governments in order to support their business and policies”.
Dr. González-Rojas’ academic credentials certainly confirm his reliability and commitment to excellence. Marina Foltea concluded, “We are very happy to welcome Dr. González-Rojas in our team. We remain confident that he will enhance the Trade Pact’s ability to better serve our clients around the globe”.
Read more about Dr. González-Rojas’ background and areas of expertise.