Con gusto compartimos con ustedes los reconocimientos para BGBG Abogados que Legal 500 Latin America ha publicado este 2018:
- TOP TIER para el área de práctica TMT:
TMT TMT – ranked: tier 1
Bello, Gallardo, Bonequi y García, S.C.
According to one client, Bello, Gallardo, Bonequi y García, S.C. is ‘the best TMT firm in Mexico’. The 15-strong team has been building its specialised practice for almost 20 years, having grown together with some of Mexico’s TMT operators, and focusing its activity primarily on regulatory and compliance work. The firm has also been developing an associated data protection and privacy practice; notably, with Hector Guzman, partner of the firm’s data protection and privacy practice being based in Madrid, the firm started advising Mexican subsidiaries of European companies on complying with the international requirements of GDPR a full year before it came into force in May 2018. In one of the year’s highlight cases for the firm, the team provided regulatory advice to Altán Redes, following its successful bid to use 90MHz of spectrum in the 700MHz frequency band for wholesale services to be launched in 2018. In other work, it assisted global telecoms provider CenturyLink with a variety of legal issues, including regulatory compliance matters related to the restructuring of the company’s subsidiaries in the country and which involved transferring several licences and transitioning from a public telecommunication network concession to a sole concession under the recent Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law. ‘Very sharp’ practice head Carlos Bello ‘is recognised by everyone involved in the industry’, says one client, adding that ‘this brings amazing added value to any work performed in Mexico’. Noted for his ‘perfect understanding and knowledge of the market and of his clients’, as well as for his ‘proactivity in finding solutions and working to reach his clients’ goals’, Bello advised Concesionaria Comseg, part of Grupo Seguritech, on the public auction of spectrum for private radio communication services, of which the client won almost 2/3 of the spectrum auctioned. Bello was assisted by new partner Rolando Guevara, one of the practice’s bright young stars, in advice to regular client Echostar regarding concentration accusations related to Dish Mexico, of which the client is a partner; in what was a very high-profile $300m case, the lawyers won a constitutional action on their clients’ behalf. Guevara also...