Fernando Carreño

Von Wobeser y Sierra - Mexico


New Mexico

+52 (55) 5258-1042

Highly regarded

Spanish and English.

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Real estate

Partner of the Competition & Antitrust Practice and also has a highly significant role in the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures Practices of Von Wobeser y Sierra.

He has 18 years of experience and has been involved in the most important M&A deals in Mexico offering advice on both the antitrust and the corporate aspects of such transactions. Fernando has played an active and important role representing clients in sophisticated and complex merger reviews as well as in investigations and litigations before the Federal Economic Competition Commission and the Mexican Courts. He has advised international Fortune 500 companies with a strong presence in both the United States and Latin America. Additionally, he has been involved in the majority of the cartel cases being conducted by the Mexican Antirust Commission. Furthermore, he has acted as one of the few experts called by the commission to review and draft the new regulatory provisions published as a consequence of the entrance in force of the new Antitrust Law. On the cartel investigations side, he has acted as counsel in various industries and he has been actively involved in the most notable premerger filing cases. In regards to corporate matters, he has also been a main figure in some of the largest M&A´s and divestitures taking place in Mexico.

  • Administrative & Regulatory
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Anti-corruption & Compliance
  • Banking & Finance

  • Automotive & Manufacturing
  • Consumer Goods
  • Energy & Natural Resources

  • Law Degree (J.D. equivalent), cum laude, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City.
  • Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.), Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago.

  • Vice President, Antitrust & Competition Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of the American Bar Association.
  • Member of the International Bar Association.
  • Member of the Mexican Bar Association.
  • Professor, Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, Universidad Iberoamericana.
  • Key speaker in the First Workshop on Competition and Antitrust offered in conjunction with the International Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (International Chamber of Commerce México), The Competition and Antitrust Commission and the Head of Continuing Education, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2012.