A ntitrust and Competition

The Firm has an established Antitrust and Competition Practice that advises on all matters involving Mexican competition laws, including:

  • merger control
  • investigations for abuse of dominance, cartels, barriers to entry and essential inputs
  • pricing and distribution policies, and non-competition agreements
  • proceedings before the competition authorities and Mexican courts involving competition laws, including “amparo”
  • Public bids and other special proceedings

Our Antitrust and Competition Practice is ranked by Chambers and Partners, GCR 100 and Legal 500, among others. Our partners, Luis Gerardo Garcia, head of our Antitrust practice, and Mauricio Serralde are recognized as leaders in this practice by Chambers & Partners Latin America, GCR (Global Competition Review), Who´s Who Legal, and Best Lawyers.

Chambers and Partners (ww.chambersandpartners.com) describes our practice in the following terms:

“Prestigious full-service practice offering expertise in the full gamut of competition matters. Boasts an outstanding bench of practitioners skilled in representing national and international clients in high-value merger control filings, frequently supporting the firm’s leading M&A team.”

“They have both great M&A experience and expertise in competition issues. They know how to deal with clients in the context of a merger, offering a great level of communication and knowledge of the competition authorities.”

“The availability and close client relationships maintained by the partners in these matters, as well as the knowledge and technical expertise of the entire team.”

Legal 500 (www.legal500) writes:

“A team of ‘true experts with a very broad knowledge of the business and operations’, praised for genuinely caring about ‘knowing the needs’ of their clients.  As befits a firm with a top-tier corporate practice, it provides high-quality guidance on pre-merger filings, and clients can also count on excellent support and advice on contentious dealings with the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (COFECE), including investigations, amparo proceedings and dawn raids (both mock and actual).”

“The full-service firm is an important player in the sector, predominantly handling pre-merger clearance for a wide range of high-profile clients.”

LatinLawyer 250 (www.latinlawyer.com), describes our Antitrust and Competition Practice as follows:

“This accomplished group competes head to head with competition law boutiques and wins praise from clients and international lawyers alike for their responsiveness and deep understanding of clients’ needs.”