Greenberg Traurig´s Mexico City office has recruited competition lawyer Miguel Flores Bernés, a former commissioner of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission.
He will join the firm as a shareholder in the antitrust, telecommunications and competition practice group.
Flores Bernés’ expertise includes Mexican and multinational competition law, including merger control, market dominance, cartel conduct, investigations, sector inquiries, compliance and regulatory matters. He also has extensive experience in the telecommunications and broadcasting industries.
Flores Bernés served as commissioner of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission from 2006 to 2013 following his appointment by the Mexican President. During his tenure at the commission, Flores Bernés was responsible for the analysis and administrative decisions of various cases in connection with mergers and acquisitions, abuse of dominance and cartel conduct. Thirty percent of all cases heard before the commission during his tenure were related to the telecommunications and broadcasting industries.
“Miguel is an exceptionally talented lawyer with a long track record of working at the highest levels to improve the regulatory framework in Mexico,” said Juan Manuel González Bernal, a Greenberg Traurig shareholder in the firm´s Mexico City office. “His arrival promises to provide our clients unsurpassed insights about the regulatory environment in which they operate.”