J orge Correa Cervera

JORGE CORREA IS A PARTNER WITH CREEL, GARCÍA-CUÉLLAR, AIZA Y ENRÍQUEZ S.C. IN MEXICO CITY. HIS PRACTICE SPECIALIZES IN CORPORATE AND INTERNATIONAL TAX WITH AN EMPHASIS IN CAPITAL MARKETS & FINANCIAL PRODUCTS, CROSS-BORDER STRUCTURING, M&A, ENERGY, AND FATCA & CRS.

Mr. Correa regularly advises investment funds, financial institutions and multinational enterprises, on investment and transactions in Mexico across multiple industries, such as energy & natural resources, infrastructure, and real estate. Notably, he advises public funds, ETFs, private equity & venture capital funds, real estate funds, and REITs. Mr. Correa has advised both issuers and underwriters in a number of domestic and global offerings, including the largest-ever offering of a master limited partnership (FIBRA E) and offerings of other new asset classes, such as CERPI and CKD. He has also supported clients in advocating for tax regulations, securing private letter rulings, and obtaining tax refunds.

In 2019, Mr. Correa was recognized as the “Best Tax Rising Star in Latin America” by Euromoney Legal Group, the first Mexican lawyer to be so recognized. Since 2017, International Tax Review has named him one of Mexico’s “Indirect Tax Leaders”. In 2015, Mr. Correa was awarded the Generación Anáhuac medal by Universidad Anáhuac Mayab. And in 2014, he was featured in the “30 promises in their 30s” ranking of CNN Expansión.

Mr. Correa has also been featured as a Leading Lawyer in the field of tax by various international publications, including The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, and Best Lawyers.

Mr. Correa is a member of the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association, and the Business Advisory Group on FATCA & CRS of Business at OECD.

Mr. Correa obtained his law degree (JD) from Universidad Anáhuac Mayab and his master’s degree in Tax Law from Universidad Panamericana, both with honors.

Mr. Correa worked for ten years at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, where he held various positions including Assistant Deputy Commissioner (Oil & Gas), Assistant Deputy Commissioner (International Tax Legal Affairs), and Competent Authority for tax treaty interpretation. In 2013-2014, he was a Consultant in the Paris headquarters of the OECD, where he served as the principal draftsperson of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS).

Mr. Correa is fluent in English and his native Spanish.