Edgar Ríos-Méndez is one of Pietrantoni, Méndez & Álvarez LLC's tax capital members and his practice focuses on international tax matters, inbound and outbound corporate reorganizations, registered investment companies, structured investment vehicles and other complex federal, international and Puerto Rico tax law matters. He has been active in some of the major Puerto Rico tourism related projects with respect to the negotiation of tax incentive grants and the sale of tourism investment tax credits.
In the Puerto Rico industrial tax incentive area, Edgar has assisted clients in the industrial and service sectors and in recent times has actively participated in the negotiation of tax incentives for clients in the financial services industry. He has requested private letter rulings and negotiated closing agreements with the Puerto Rico Treasury Department for the firm's clients. Edgar has acted as tax counsel in the structuring of financing transactions with borrowers located in Puerto Rico, the Baltic region, Eastern Europe and Asia.
LL.M., Taxation, New York University Law School (1999)
J.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Law (1997)
B.A., Xavier University (1993)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
Business Operations Puerto Rico (Portfolio 7320)
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