Ricardo Pons Mestre
Ricardo Pons Mestre advises clients on corporate reorganizations in Mexico. With decades of experience, he focuses his practice on antitrust and competition matters, mergers & acquisitions, corporate law, and mining.
In the antitrust and competition arena, Ricardo focuses on merger control, cartel investigations, and abuse of dominance cases, as well as preventive consultation and training programs for clients. Ricardo is also actively involved in mergers & acquisitions, representing both Mexican and international clients.
Ricardo joined Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa (now Hogan Lovells BSTL) in 1993. Chambers, Who's Who Legal, and Legal 500 all rank Ricardo as a top lawyer.
"Ricardo Arturo Pons Mestre is highly praised by clients, who describe him as 'an extraordinary lawyer who knows antitrust inside and out'. They go on to highlight 'his ability to give simple and direct explanations.'"
"Recommended specialist Ricardo Pons, and the highly regarded Omar Guerrero co-lead the nine-strong team."
Advise Owens Illinois in acquisition of glass container business from Vitro.
Advise Delphi on the sale of thermal business.
Advise ACE in its merger with Chubb.
Advise Kintetsu in acquisition of APL Logistics.
Advise ACE in acquisition of Fianzas Monterrey.
Representing several agents in cartel poultry investigations.
Representing an economic agent in LCD's cartel investigation.
Representing Alstom in the sale of the thermal division.
Competition / Antitrust
Chambers Latin America
LACCA Approved: Antitrust
Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA)
Competition and Antitrust
The Legal 500 Latin America
Who's Who Legal Mexico
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When Competitors Can Talk Among Themselves and When They Cannot: Information Exchanges as a New Frontier in Antitrust Enforcement
13 September 2016