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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Martin Carrizosa

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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Competition, Corporate / M&A, Dispute Resolution




Martin Carrizosa focuses his legal practice on Competition, Corporate / M&A and Dispute Resolution. He has extensive experience in Unfair Competition and Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, and transnational Mergers and Acquisitions, and has participated in some of the most important Colombian cases related to these areas. He has been a professor of civil law and contracts at Los Andes University and the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. Chambers Latin America 2016 mentions: “Martín Carrizosa is commended by commentators for competition practice and his standing in this sphere.”


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Martín Carrizosa has been an Economic and International Affairs Advisor to the President of Colombia and principal advisor and Chief of Staff of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS). Martín is appointed by Colombia as one of the arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and is an arbitrator for the Arbitration and Conciliation Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá. He is member of the Board of Directors of MBA Lazard, of the Board of Directors of Scotiabank Colpatria and of the Board of Governors of Universidad de Los Andes. He is also member of the Drafting Committee for the Arbitration Law, of the Infrastructure Committee, organized by the Colombian government (2012), and of the Board of Directors of World Law Group. He is Legal Counsel and Board member of the Colombian-American Chamber of Commerce, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, (2014 – 2015). Martin is also member of the Board of Directors of Procolombia (2014- 2015), member of the Board of LarrainVial Colombia, member of the Chief Executives Organization (CEO), United States, and member of the World Presidents’ Organization (WPO), United States.


Universidad de Los Andes. Post-graduate degree in Commercial Law - 1998 Universidad de Los Andes. Law Degree - 1987


Competition and antitrust

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Martín Carrizosa - Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Within: Competition and antitrust

Co-lead by the ‘excellent’ Diego Cardona and ‘go-to antitrust lawyer’ - and firm founding partner - Martín Carrizosa, the five-strong team at Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría handles matters across the sector from merger control to antitrust investigations. Recent work on the merger side saw the team advise Siemens and Alstom on the procedure regarding the strategic combination of the companies’ mobility business. The team also successfully defended Radio Cadena Nacional (RCN) in an investigation concerning alleged violation of merger control regulations in a transaction in the Colombian radio broadcasting industry. Other clients include Telepizza, Ferrero, ABB, Prysmian and Biofilm.

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