Jones Day (Mexico)

Manuel Romano

Jones Day (Mexico)
Lawyer (Partner)

Manuel Romano is partner at Jones Day (Mexico city). He advises clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances in a broad range of industries, including the automotive, apparel, and financial sectors. He has experience representing clients in merger review proceedings before the Mexican Federal Competition Commission. He also advises developers, buyers, and financing parties in real estate development projects. Manuel has advised clients involved in public-private partnerships in the development and financing of a wide range of infrastructure and real estate projects including toll roads, hospitals, hotels, and universities. Manuel recently represented a multinational consortium led by a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management in an auction bid for the right to operate 558 kilometers of Mexican toll roads under a Public Private Service Agreement. Clients Manuel regularly advises include Acciona, Caixanova, RHJ International, and Volvo Bus Corporation. Manuel is a member of the Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados).

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Jesús Gabriel Altamirano, Serge Clerckx, Michael A. Gleason, Javier Martínez del Campo L., Bertha Alicia Ordaz-Avilés, Manuel Romano The Mexican Competition Authority updates its merger guidelines which clarify notification requirements for joint ventures and the failing firm defense


Newly revised merger control guidelines ("Guidelines") from the Comisión Federal de Competencia ("COFECE"), Mexico’s competition law authority, clarify when parties to joint ventures or collaborations ("JVs") must report those transactions to COFECE. The Guidelines provide much needed guidance (...)

Javier Martínez del Campo L., Jesús Gabriel Altamirano, Manuel Romano The Mexican Competition Authority accepts commitments and revokes monopolization fine imposed on telecommunications company (Telcel)


The Mexican Federal Competition Commission ("CFC") has revoked a fine of approximately US $1 billion that it had imposed on Mexican telecommunications company Radiomóvil Dipsa, S.A de C.V. (Telcel), a subsidiary of América Móvil, owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim.The revocation resulted (...)

Javier Martínez del Campo L., Jesús Gabriel Altamirano, Manuel Romano The Mexican Competition Authority fines five undertakings and five individuals for price fixing in the trucking market (CanaCar)


On June 14, 2010, the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (also known as Cofeco or CFC) announced its decision to fine a group of companies and individuals in the trucking industry, whom Cofeco charged with agreeing to impose a standard fuel surcharge, in violation of Mexican antitrust law. (...)

Javier Martínez del Campo L., Jesús Gabriel Altamirano, Manuel Romano The Mexican Competition Authority determines the telecommunications operator’s market power in the mobile telephony sector (Telcel)


On January 21, 2010, the Federal Competition Commission of Mexico (Comisión Federal de Competencia, also known as “CFC” or “Cofeco”) issued a ruling confirming that Telcel has substantial power in the market for mobile telephony services in Mexico. Cofeco‘s decision was adopted by a majority (...)

Javier Martínez del Campo L., Jesús Gabriel Altamirano, Manuel Romano The Mexican Competition Authority imposes an antitrust fine for refusal to share television content with rival (Grupo Televisa / Tele Cable)


On December 1, it was announced that the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (“Cofeco”) had imposed a fine of pesos $ 47.5 million (approximately US $ 3.7 million) on Grupo Televisa, which is controlled by Mr. Emilio Azcárraga Jean, for refusing to provide certain television content to a (...)

Artur L. Badra, Javier Martínez del Campo L., Manuel Romano The Brazilian Competition Authority requires divestiture of US leading supplier of soft drinks’ acquisition of Brazil’s iced tea producer (Coca-Cola, Leão Junior)


Brazil’s competition authority - Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (the Administrative Council for Economic Defense or “CADE”) - has ordered a divestiture after a two-year review of Coca-Cola‘s acquisition of a Brazilian bottled tea company. The acquisition of Leão Junior already was (...)


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