Luis Gerardo Garcia Santos Coy

Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez SC
Lawyer (Partner)

Luis Gerardo García Santos Coy is partner at Creel, García-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez (Mexico City). He specializes in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate and Competition Law. He represents foreign multi-national corporations, private equity funds and investment banks in mergers and initial and subsequent acquisitions in Mexico or the divestiture of their Mexican holdings. He represents domestic corporations in joint ventures and the expansion through acquisition or the divestiture of their holdings or assets throughout Mexico. Mr. García represents clients with pre-merger notifications to the Federal Competition Commission (“FCC”) of their world-wide and local mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in Mexico. He assists clients subject to cartel and abuse of dominance investigations in their sectors conducted by the FCC. Mr. Garcia is recommended in Chambers Latin America 2013 in “Leaders in their Field” in the fields of M&A/Corporate and Competition Law. Luis has been included in the publication “The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers”, Law Business Research Ltd, London, England since 2005. He has also been included in other listings and rankings such as Practical Law Company and Best Lawyers. Mr. Garcia has authored many published articles over the last seven years, including co-authoring the Chapter of Mexico in the publication “Getting the Deal Through - Cartel Regulation”, published by Law Business Research Ltd., in February 2011; co-authoring the Chapter of Mexico in the publication “PLC Cross-border Competition Handbook”, published by Practical Law Publishing Limited, in February 2011; co-authoring the Chapter of Mexico in the publication “The Merger Control Review”, published by Law Business Research, in 2010, 2011 and 2012; the Chapter of Mexico in the publication “The Cartels and Leniency Review” published by Law Business Research in 2013; and other articles published over the years by International Financial Law Review, Latin Lawyer, the International Law Company, Euromoney publications and others.

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Luis Gerardo Garcia Santos Coy, Marie Potel-Saville The Mexican Parliament adopts sweeping telecom reforms aiming at cracking down dominant operators and induces significant reforms on competition law and agency


On June 11th, 2013, a significant amendment to the Mexican Constitution known as “the new Telecommunications Act”, which also significantly impacts the competition regime, was enacted, and will enter into force on June, 12th. The amendment is seen as resulting from the "Pact for Mexico", entered (...)

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