Gustavo A. Alcocer

Gustavo Alcocer Attorney OLIVARES Corporate Commercial Law
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Professional Biography

Gustavo Alcocer manages the Corporate and Commercial Law Group at OLIVARES, advising domestic and foreign businesses and the owners of those businesses on Mexican and cross-border corporate and commercial transactions. He serves as outside general counsel in Mexico to many of his domestic and foreign clients, and also represents emerging and middle-market companies, including closely-held businesses from Mexico, the United States, Canada and Latin America. Mr. Alcocer’s significant experience on domestic and cross-border transactions allows for extensive connections with leading law firms and legal practitioners in countries around the world to efficiently serve the business law needs of his global client base.

With more than 30 years of law firm and in-house practice experience, Mr. Alcocer possesses a wealth of transactional knowledge in M&A, finance, and business law and advises clients on complex M&A, finance, banking and securities, securitization, asset sale & acquisition, licensing, franchising, real estate transactional work, and regulatory work. Clients routinely turn to him for sophisticated strategic advice regarding structuring, maintaining and expanding operations in Mexico, as well as on valuation and monetization. Additionally, Mr. Alcocer has worked with international companies on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases and anti-bribery compliance, as well as privacy and personal data protection.

His practice focuses on intellectual property-intensive industry sectors, including life sciences, information technology, food and beverage, transportation, retail, and more. He also negotiates transactions and handles alternative dispute resolution proceedings; domestic and international mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures and strategic alliances; international business negotiations; general corporate advice; domestic and international corporate structuring and reorganization; real estate, cross-border franchising and international sales, licensing, supply, distribution and sales representative agreements; and global supply chain legal requirements.

  • More Legal and Business Bylines From Gustavo A. Alcocer

OLIVARES has been named a 2022 Go-To Thought Leader in the field of Biotech, Food, and Drug Law by the National Law Review. In 2022, vapes and electronic cigarettes saw substantial regulation and oversight around the world. OLIVARES attorneys Alejandro Luna Fandiño, Armando Arenas, and Gustavo A. Alcocer authored a noteworthy article detailing the state of these regulations throughout Mexico, including the sale of vaping and e-cigarette devices, and the constitutionality of the government’s various regulatory decrees. The article’s wide readership demonstrates the author’s depth of knowledge on the topic and the widespread interest in the firm’s ongoing news coverage.


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