BBGS ABOGADOS
Consumer Protection and Competition

We are a firm that understands the dynamism of business and its repercussions on the day to day of companies.

 

For this reason, in the area of ​​CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMPETITION we specialize in providing timely advice and support to legal and natural persons in aspects and procedures such as:

 

01. Restrictive practices to competition and unfair competition.

 

02. Infringements to the regime of free competition and consumer protection.

 

03. Preparation of complaints and claims before the competent authorities.

 

04. Representation in conciliations and litigation before the competent authorities.

 

05. Advice and preparation of reports regarding the interpretation of rules and jurisprudential resolutions.

 

06. Preparation of Extrajudicial Transactions and follow-up with the obligations agreed upon therein.

TEAM

PRACTICE

AREAS

 

CHILE

 
Carola Blanco / Associate Chile
cblanco@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Consumer Protection and Competition
• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation
• Compliance
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad de Chile (2007)
• Diploma in the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Environment and Dialogue Processes and Implementation of the Consultation of the ILO Convention169. Universidad de Chile (2014)
• Journalist. Universidad de Santiago (1998)
PROFILE
• She has more than 14 years of experience in corporate areas of large companies, specializing in financial and real estate matters, consumer protection and compliance (Compliance).
• She has worked, among others, in the BBVA Bank Prosecutor's Office and as an associate lawyer in Grasty, Quintana and Majlis, and Barros Asociados, where she focused mainly on providing strategic and legal advice to mining projects, especially in indigenous and community law.
 
Carlos Stevenson / Partner Chile
cstevenson@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Labor
• Consumer Protection and Competition
• Conflict resolution
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad de Chile (1990)
• Diploma in Labor Law. Universidad de Chile
• Diploma in Labor Law. Universidad de los Andes
PROFILE
• Before joining BBGS Bambach and Campos Abogados, he worked in prestigious firms such as Ossandón, Uribe & Hubner Abogados and Bahamondez, Alvarez & Zegers.
• He also served as Chief Counsel for Ecovesa and Chief Counsel for Citibank Chile's Personal Banking.
• His professional development has been oriented to civil and labor litigation, advice on labor law and consumer law, and business advice.
 
Guillermo Bofill / Associate Chile
gbofill@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Dispute Resolution
• Labor
• Consumer Protection and Competition
• Aviation
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Finis Terrae (2016, Chile)
• Postgraduate Diploma in Labor and Employment Law, Universidad de los Andes (2017, Chile)
• Master of Labor Law, Universidad de los Andes, (2019, Chile)
PROFILE
• Before joining BBGS Chile, Guillermo conducted internships and sought entities in both the private and public sectors.
 
Mario Espinoza / Partner Chile
mespinoza@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Financial and Capital Markets
• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation
• Consumer Protection and Competition
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad de Chile (1990, Chile)
• Executive Management Program for Executives. Universidad Católica de Chile (2001, Chile)
• Direction Program, IESE Universidad de Navarra, España.
PROFILE
• Prosecutor and Secretary of the Board of Tanner Servicios Financieros S.A .; partner of Espinoza, Laso, Diez and Correa Abogados (2010 to 2016); Manager Legal Affairs BBVA (2000 to 2009); Lawyer BBVA (1998 to 2000); Lawyer Bank BHIF (1990 to 1998
• He has been Director of public limited companies, regulated by the SVS and SBIF.

COLOMBIA

 
Lorenzo Pizarro / Associate Colombia
lpizarro@bbgscolombia.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Conflict Resolution
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad de los Andes
• Specialization in International Business Law. Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)
• Specialization in Civil Procedural Law. Universidad Externado de Colombia
PROFILE
• Associate of the firm since 2016.
• He advises national and international companies in various litigation cases before Colombian judges and arbitration courts, in the areas of contractual and tort liability, insolvency and business reorganization regimes, as well as disputes on consumer rights, among others.
• He obtained the nationwide (Colombia) best SABER Pro (Higher Education Quality Exam) recognition.
• Director of the Conflict Resolution Area.
 
Mónica Serrano / Partner Colombia
mserrano@bbgscolombia.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana 
• Specialization in Commercial Law. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana 
PROFILE
• She has actively participated in large-scale projects related to corporate matters, such as the stock purchase of company Teleset S.A.S. by Sony Pictures Television International, the purchase of Chilean Bestway Group by English company Rentokill, the acquisition of 100% of company Sed International Colombia S.A.S. by Ark Investments LLC, the merger of Spanish Emergia group, the incorporation and implementation of companies AXN Colombia Networks S.A.S., HBO LAG International Services S.A.S., Dirtykitchen S.A.S., Edupol S.A.S. and Blush-Bar S.A.S., among others.
• She has also led the legal implementation regarding real estate projects such as the expansion of Andino Shopping Mall and the structural reinforcement of school Gimnasio Moderno in Bogotá.

MEXICO

 
Fernando García de Luca / Partner Mexico
fgdeluca@bbgsmexico.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Managing Partner MEXICO
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Private Clients and Family Businesses
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Panamericana
• Master of Tax Law. Universidad Panamericana
• International English Center. University Of Colorado at Boulder
• Communications Course. Collegium Superiorum Studiorum Christi Legionis (Roma, Italia)
PROFILE
• Since 1998 he has been a partner of García Velasco and García De Luca, S.C.
• Before founding the firm, he worked in the offices of the renowned firm LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP, in New York and London.
• Likewise, he was a Foreign Associate in the Stock and Corporate Area in the New York offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.
• He has been a professor of Masters in several opportunities.

PERU

 
Carlos Saco-Vertiz / Partner Peru
csacovertiz@sacovertiz.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Managing Partner Peru
• Corporate and Business
• Financial and Capital Markets
• Tax
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Peru
• Specialization PAD. Universidad de Piura
PROFILE
• He is the founding partner of the firm Sacovertiz & Landerer. He has more than 30 years of experience advising companies and has been part of the teams of renowned studios of Peru such as (i) Bellido, Saco-Vertiz & Bellido, (ii) Martínez, Bellido, Berninzon & Lavalle, and (iii) Lavalle.
• The Chambers Latin America 2017 guide included him in Band 4 of the "Banking & Finance" area (Banking & Finance) and in Band 3 of the "Banking & Finance" area (Banking & Finance) for its Chambers Global 2016 guide.
• The renowned Latin Lawyer directory has also cataloged him as "Latin Lawyer Reference" in the areas of finance, banking, insurance, capital markets, corporate, foreign investment, aviation, commerce and taxation.
• He has been a member of important boards of companies such as Interseguro Insurance Company, Peruvian Stores and Peruvian Homecenters.
Karina Olano / Partner Peru
kolano@sacovertiz.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Consumer Protection and Competition
• Intellectual property
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru
• Specialization in Consumer Protection. Universidad del Pacífico
• Specialization in Unfair Competition and Advertising Regulation. Universidad del Pacífico
PROFILE
• She has more than 10 years of experience in the banking sector.
• She currently leads the area that deals with issues of Consumer Protection, Competition, Intellectual Property and Protection of Personal Data, providing advice and sponsorship for companies in various fields.
 
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