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Alfonso Miranda

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Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos

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Competition and Antitrust

Position

Partner of the Competition and Antitrust practice area

Career

He is highly recognized by national and international publications as one of the best lawyers in competition law in Colombia. He has served as advisor and has represented numerous clients in some of the most important and acclaimed cases related with anti-competitive practices, unfair competition, consumer protection and merger controls.

Mr. Miranda has chaired the Law and Economics Department of Javeriana University’s Law School since 2003. He is a Founding Member and Director of the Center for Studies on Competition Law – CEDEC and he has been Professor of Competition Law at Javeriana University, Los Andes University and Externado University among others. Additionally, he has been appointed by the Colombian Competition Authority as a Non Governmental Advisor – NGA – before the International Competition network – ICN–.

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

Mr. Miranda is a graduate from the Javeriana University Lawschool. He specialized in Socioeconomic Sciences at the same University, in Banking Law at Los Andes University and obtained his Masters Degree in Law (LL.M) from Cornell University, where he pursued his studies under a Fulbright Scholarship.


Colombia

Competition and antitrust

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Alfonso Miranda - Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos

Within: Competition and antitrust

Highly recommended, Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos is a ‘top practice’ for competition and antitrust matters. Alfonso Miranda leads the team with Andrés Jaramillo a key member, both ‘are excellent attorneys and always available’. The seven-strong team acted as legal advisors of DuPont in the merger transaction between DuPont and Dow’s global businesses, which had effects in Colombia, obtaining full regulatory approval. The firm is also counselling Equión, Cerrejon and Deloitte in an investigation launched by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) regarding alleged competition violations as a result of restricting or obstructing the free circulation of invoices issued by its suppliers. Other clients include Chevron, Colombiana Kimberly Colpapel, Samsung, Grupo Aval and Quala.

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TMT

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A new entry to the ranking, Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos’ TMT practice is led by Juan Carlos Esguerra and Alfonso Miranda. It is acting as legal counsel to BT Latam Colombia regarding its business development, especially for carrier, connectivity and datacentre services. The team is also responsible for coordinating Axesat’s interaction with governmental agencies.

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