M auricio Serralde R.


Mr. Serralde specializes in antitrust and competition law and foreign direct investment regulation (FDI), actively participating in all types of cases before the competition authorities, from pre-merger filings, to investigations, administrative procedures, constitutional (Amparo) proceedings, as well as leniency applications. He also devotes substantial time in advisory and compliance by clients with Mexican competition legal framework with respect to their operations. Mr. Serralde has participated in some of the most relevant and sophisticated cases before the antitrust authorities.

He is Coordinator of Antitrust and Competition Commission of the Mexican Bar Association, and member of the International Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Mr. Serralde has been featured as a recognized practitioner in the field of Antitrust and Competition in Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, GCR (Global Competition Review), and Chambers and Partners Latin America.

Mr. Serralde was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He received his law degree (JD) from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in 2005.

Mr. Serralde is co-author of “A tougher sheriff”, published in the International Financial Law Review in December, 2006; “Overcoming the Constitutional Difficulties: Recent Trends in Mexican Competition Law”, published in Latin Lawyer in July, 2006; “Competition and antitrust developments in Mexico” published by Euromoney in 2012; the ‘Mexico’ chapters in Cartel Regulation: Getting the fine down in 2011, PLC Cross-border Competition Handbook 2011, The Merger Control Review, published by Law Business Research, in 2010, 2011, and 2012, The Cartels and Leniency Review, published by Law Business Research, in 2013, 2014 and 2015, The Dominance and Monopolies Review, published by Law Business Research, in 2015 and 2016, ‘Mexico: New Antitrust Authorities and a New Federal Economic Competition Law’, published by the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Oxford University Press in 2014 and ‘Jurisdiction of Antitrust Authorities in Mexico: The case of the Nokia / Alcatel-Lucent merger’, published by Expert Guides in 2016.In 2022 he was co-author of ““Mexico Chapter: Analysis of Key Foreign Investment Jurisdictions, Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide” second edition published by Global Competition Review. During 2023 he also was co-author of “Merger Control: Mexico Chapter” published by Lexology and “Mexico Chapter: Surge in Nearshoring Indicates Promising Future for FDI Legal Framework, Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide” in its third edition published by Global Competition Review.

Mr. Serralde’s native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English.