Luis Gerardo García Santos Coy is a partner and heads the competition and antitrust practice at the firm. He obtained his law degree (LLB) from the Ibero-American University in 1993. A survey published in Global Competition Review’s ‘40 under 40: the world’s brightest young antitrust lawyers and economists’ cited him as one of the world’s top young antitrust lawyers. Mr García has also been included in Who’s Who Legal: Competition since 2005, has been recognised by Chambers and Partners as an expert in the fields of M&A, corporate and competition/antitrust, and is listed in Practical Law Company, Best Lawyers and Expert Guides, as a leader among competition lawyers. He joined the firm in 1989 and specialises in competition law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. He is a member of the Mexican Bar Association.
Mr García has published (as author or co-author) several articles, including ‘Jurisdiction of Antitrust Authorities in Mexico: The case of the Nokia / Alcatel-Lucent merger’, published by Expert Guides (Euromoney) in 2016; the Chapter ‘The analysis of efficiencies in merger control: a comparative view’ in the publication ‘Competition Law in Mexico’, published by Editorial Porrúa in 2015 (in Spanish), ‘The Cartels and Leniency Review’, published by Law Business Research, in 2013, 2014 and 2015; the ‘Mexico’ chapter in the publication ‘Inmunity, Sanctions and Settlements’, published by Global Competition Review in 2016 and 2015; the ‘Mexico’ chapter in the publication ‘The Dominance and Monopolies Review’, published by Law Business Research, in 2015 and 2016; the ‘Mexico’ chapter in the publication ‘The Cartels & Leniency Review’, published by Law Business Research, in 2013, 2014 and 2015; the ‘Mexico’ chapter in the publication ‘Immunity, Sanctions & Settlements’, published by Global Competition Review in 2014; ‘Mexico: New Antitrust Authorities and a New Federal Economic Competition Law’, published by the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Oxford University Press in 2014; ‘The Mexican Parliament adopts sweeping telecom reform aiming at cracking down on dominant operators, inducing significant reform of competition law and agency’, published by e-Competitions in 2013; ‘The Merger Control Review’, published by Law Business Research, in 2010, 2011, and 2012; ‘Competition and antitrust developments in Mexico’ published by Euromoney in 2012, as well as several other articles published by Euromoney, International Financial Law Review, Latin Lawyer and International Law Office.