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Sergio Benjamin Bustamante Acuña

Sergio Benjamin Bustamante Acuña

Counselors International AbogadosPaseo Triunfo de la Republica 3340-201Edificio AtlantisCol. Partido EscobedoCiudad Juarez, ChihuahuaMexico32330

Thought Leader

Thought Leaders - Mexico - Environment 2021
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Environment - Climate Change 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Sergio Benjamin Bustamante Acuña enjoys a stellar reputation for his profound knowledge of environmental law in Mexico. 

Biography

Sergio is a partner of the Mexican law firm Counselors International Abogados, with offices in several cities of Mexico. He holds a law degree from Universidad Panamericana Law School (JD) in Mexico City, and has obtained degrees of specialisation in environmental, corporate, tax, corporate social responsibility and energy law. He attended Harvard Law School (PIL 1997 and 2001) and Programme of Negotiations 2017. He obtained a Certificate of Contract Management and Arbitration from Washington University at STL, School of Law in 2020.

He has been practising corporate law, environmental occupational health and safety law for the past 37 years. Sergio has represented foreign and domestic companies before the Mexican federal, state and municipal environmental, occupational health and safety authorities in areas related to environmental impact, air, water, hazardous waste, high-risk activities, import and export of hazardous materials and waste, permitting, radioactive, environmental audits, waste management plans, administrative litigation, and mergers and acquisitions.

Sergio also has broad experience in dealing with health and safety matters, remediation of contaminated sites, negotiations with regulators, due diligence and compliance matters, and environmental aspects of real estate transactions, which includes the Export Maquila Industry (IMMEX) located through all of Mexico and specifically in the border with the US.

Sergio is a member of the environmental committees of the American Bar Association (ABA), Mexican Bar Association (MBA), National Association of Corporate Attorneys (ANADE), Mexican Association of Environmental Impact (AMIA), Member of the International Environmental Lawyers Network (IELN) and past co-chair of the United States-Mexico Bar Association and teaches environmental legislation at the Masters of Business Law at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez (UACJ).

Sergio is ranked in Best Lawyers Mexico: EnvironmentChambers Latin America and Who's Who Legal as a leading practitioner and contributed to the Mexico chapter of Getting The Deal Through: Environment (2011–2015).

Counselors International Abogados is recognised as a Corporate Social Responsible Company (Empresa Socialmente Responsable) granted by the Mexican Philanthropy Center (CEMEFI). It has also been recognised by Best Lawyers Mexico; Global Business Insight; ACQ5 and Global Law Experts as Environmental Law Firm of the Years 2019 and 2020. Mexico. We also were distinguished by ACQ5 as Customer Service Law firm of the Year 2019.

Environment 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Sergio Benjamin Bustamante Acuña is held in high esteem by market commentators who consider him a go-to name in Mexico for his impressive expertise in environmental law.

Biography

Sergio is a partner of the Mexican law firm Counselors International Abogados, with offices in several cities of Mexico. He holds a law degree from Universidad Panamericana Law School (JD) in Mexico City, and has obtained degrees of specialisation in environmental, corporate, tax, corporate social responsibility and energy law. He attended Harvard Law School (PIL 1997 and 2001) and Programme of Negotiations 2017. He obtained a Certificate of Contract Management and Arbitration from Washington University at STL, School of Law in 2020.

He has been practising corporate law, environmental occupational health and safety law for the past 37 years. Sergio has represented foreign and domestic companies before the Mexican federal, state and municipal environmental, occupational health and safety authorities in areas related to environmental impact, air, water, hazardous waste, high-risk activities, import and export of hazardous materials and waste, permitting, radioactive, environmental audits, waste management plans, administrative litigation, and mergers and acquisitions.

Sergio also has broad experience in dealing with health and safety matters, remediation of contaminated sites, negotiations with regulators, due diligence and compliance matters, and environmental aspects of real estate transactions, which includes the Export Maquila Industry (IMMEX) located through all of Mexico and specifically in the border with the US.

Sergio is a member of the environmental committees of the American Bar Association (ABA), Mexican Bar Association (MBA), National Association of Corporate Attorneys (ANADE), Mexican Association of Environmental Impact (AMIA), Member of the International Environmental Lawyers Network (IELN) and past co-chair of the United States-Mexico Bar Association and teaches environmental legislation at the Masters of Business Law at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez (UACJ).

Sergio is ranked in Best Lawyers Mexico: EnvironmentChambers Latin America and Who's Who Legal as a leading practitioner and contributed to the Mexico chapter of Getting The Deal Through: Environment (2011–2015).

Counselors International Abogados is recognised as a Corporate Social Responsible Company (Empresa Socialmente Responsable) granted by the Mexican Philanthropy Center (CEMEFI). It has also been recognised by Best Lawyers Mexico; Global Business Insight; ACQ5 and Global Law Experts as Environmental Law Firm of the Years 2019 and 2020. Mexico. We also were distinguished by ACQ5 as Customer Service Law firm of the Year 2019.

National Leader

Mexico - Environment

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Sergio Benjamin Bustamante Acuña is a “well-experienced and reliable practitioner” who has profound experience with state and municipal environmental authorities.

Biography

Sergio is a partner of the Mexican law firm Counselors International Abogados, with offices in several cities of Mexico. He holds a law degree from Universidad Panamericana Law School (JD) in Mexico City, and has obtained degrees of specialisation in environmental, corporate, tax, corporate social responsibility and energy law. He attended Harvard Law School (PIL 1997 and 2001) and Programme of Negotiations 2017. He obtained a Certificate of Contract Management and Arbitration from Washington University at STL, School of Law in 2020.

He has been practising corporate law, environmental occupational health and safety law for the past 37 years. Sergio has represented foreign and domestic companies before the Mexican federal, state and municipal environmental, occupational health and safety authorities in areas related to environmental impact, air, water, hazardous waste, high-risk activities, import and export of hazardous materials and waste, permitting, radioactive, environmental audits, waste management plans, administrative litigation, and mergers and acquisitions.

Sergio also has broad experience in dealing with health and safety matters, remediation of contaminated sites, negotiations with regulators, due diligence and compliance matters, and environmental aspects of real estate transactions, which includes the Export Maquila Industry (IMMEX) located through all of Mexico and specifically in the border with the US.

Sergio is a member of the environmental committees of the American Bar Association (ABA), Mexican Bar Association (MBA), National Association of Corporate Attorneys (ANADE), Mexican Association of Environmental Impact (AMIA), Member of the International Environmental Lawyers Network (IELN) and past co-chair of the United States-Mexico Bar Association and teaches environmental legislation at the Masters of Business Law at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez (UACJ).

Sergio is ranked in Best Lawyers Mexico: EnvironmentChambers Latin America and Who's Who Legal as a leading practitioner and contributed to the Mexico chapter of Getting The Deal Through: Environment (2011–2015).

Counselors International Abogados is recognised as a Corporate Social Responsible Company (Empresa Socialmente Responsable) granted by the Mexican Philanthropy Center (CEMEFI). It has also been recognised by Best Lawyers Mexico; Global Business Insight; ACQ5 and Global Law Experts as Environmental Law Firm of the Years 2019 and 2020. Mexico. We also were distinguished by ACQ5 as Customer Service Law firm of the Year 2019.

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