Cristina is a member of the firm’s Steering Committee. She is specialized in Antitrust and Competition matters and has 20 years of experience in Mexico and abroad, both in the public and private sectors, in areas ranging from corporate transactions and capital markets, to economic and administrative law, including antitrust.
Counsels and represents major public and private companies and investment funds participating in the Mexican market. Her experience includes handling merger control procedures, design and implementation of strategy, compliance and training programs for major companies, lobbying, advice and representation of clients in investigation proceedings (cartel behavior, abuse of dominance and barriers to entry, including applications to the leniency program).
“highly recommended by clients, who highlight ‘her vast experience and knowledge in competition matters.” Chambers and Partners
She is a former Commissioner of the Mexican Antitrust Commission and held other high-ranking positions as a public official in Mexico. She also worked in private practice abroad (Cleary Gottlieb, in their New York and Hong Kong offices) and in Mexico at Protego (now Evercore Partners).
Cristina has obtained in-depth understanding of competition and antitrust matters affecting private companies after having handled and decided cases as a regulator, participated in the design and implementation of public policies as a public servant, acted as a consultant, and having had direct exposure to domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactional experience.
She is admitted to practice in Mexico and New York.