Ángel Escalante 

Founding Partner

Escalante & Asociados
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 Related Practices

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • International Trade
  • Tax & International Trade Litigation
  • Tax Planning
  • Private Wealth Management Law
Languages: English & Spanish.

Ángel Escalante Carpio is the Founding and Leading Partner of Escalante & Asociados Law Firm. He is a lawyer who graduated from the prestigious “Escuela Libre de Derecho” (he was accoladed for having the best average of his generation, Valedictorian) with a Master Degree in Tax Law from the “Universidad Panamericana” and several diplomas in Anti-corruption and International Trade, as well as a specialty in criminal matters. 

He is a certified professional in AML/CFT (Anti-Money Laundering /Counter-Terrorist Financing) by the Mexican Banking and Securities Commission “Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores”. He is currently finishing his degree of Public Accountant at the “Escuela Bancaria y Comercial”.   

He has more than 15 years of experience in tax, international trade and corporate matters; as well as 5 years of experience in Anti-Money Laundering. Furthermore, he has been part of several Law Firms, the largest of them being, the renowned Basham, Ringe and Correa, S.C.

Internationally, he has been recognized by many publications, such as the prestigious global legal editorials: Legal 500 in 2018, in the practices of of Tax; Who's Who Legal in 2017 in regards to Corporate Tax and International Trade. Additional recognitions he has also received in 2018; include International Tax Review in 2017 and 2018, related to Corporate Tax. 

Additionally, the Firm was nominated for Mexico's Tax Firm of the Year, in 2017 and 2018, by International Tax Review.

He collaborates periodically with prominent magazines regarded in national and international media such as “Puntos Finos”, “Práctica Fiscal”, Latin Lawyer and Lex Latin among others.

His experience in the beforementioned matters and topics derives from being part of preeminent Law Firms in Mexico, as Partner or Associate, in charge of advising and representing leading multinational national and international clients from different sectors and industries.

His professional experience includes:

  • Founding partner of Escalante & Asociados, S.C. (law firm) from January 1, 2016 to date.

  • Founding partner of Sánchez, Pedraza, Escalante, Coto and Figueroa, S.C., (law firm) from October 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015.

  • Founding partner of González, Hernández and Escalante, S.C. (law firm) from February 14, 2013 to September 30, 2014.

  • Associate of Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C., (law firm) from August, 2010 to February 13, 2013.

Education, Professional Affiliations & Academic Activities:

  • Law Degree, Escuela Libre de Derecho (1999-2004). With the thesis entitled: "Fiscal Federalism: Constitutional Aspects and Tax Powers of the States". Honorable Mention for Student Trajectory. Best average of his generation (Valedictorian).

  • Member of the International Bar Association, the International Chamber of Commerce and the Society of Trust and State Practitioners.

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