Partner Profile

Juan Guillermo Ruiz

Posse Herrera Ruiz

Colombia

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Biography

Juan Guillermo Ruiz is a founding partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. He heads the tax planning and international commerce practice group. His practice focuses on taxation, principally centered on tax planning for cross-border transactions.

He has worked on tax structure and planning for mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructurings and other major projects and transactions for several industries, including infrastructure, oil and gas, mining, energy, telecommunications, finance, retail and healthcare, forestry and agro-industrial projects. He also has ample experience in developing tax structures for project finance and government bids with international components, and in the creation of free trade zones.

Juan Guillermo is a member of the board of directors of the Colombian Tax Law Institute (ICDT), board member and President for the Colombian Committee of IFA.

He has a JD from the Universidad Javeriana, a master's degree in administrative law from Universidad del Rosario, and a degree in business management from Inalde Business School of Universidad de la Sabana. His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.

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