Federico Hernández, who worked in-house at Mexico’s former telecoms commission, has first-hand knowledge of complex regulatory issues for the telecommunications sector. He helps clients with regulatory, commercial, and procurement transactions. National and international companies call on Federico to help them navigate the regulatory challenges and other hurdles involved in establishing and maintaining operations in Mexico. His unique perspective and experience in working with both public and private clients allows him to provide practical and efficient solutions to legal and business problems.
Federico has counselled clients on administrative, procurement, infrastructure, antitrust, corporate and commercial matters. Clients in industries including technology, media and telecoms; education; sports; consumer; transportation; infrastructure; entertainment and gaming; and non-governmental organisations turn to Federico for his creative approaches and his ability to put together the right legal team. Earlier in his career, Federico served as director of regulatory affairs of the Mexican telecom regulator Cofetel (the former Federal Telecommunications Commission), where he helped draft policies, regulations and other resolutions. Since then, in his private practice, Federico has advised the Mexican government in complex regulatory and policy projects. Federico regularly publishes articles and moderates or speaks on panels on such topics as net neutrality, the Internet of Things, machine to machine (M2M), the right to be forgotten, Big Data, mobile technology, and other hot topics.