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Gabriel González Aragón
Gabriel González Aragón

Gabriel González Aragón

Associate

Experience

  • Mexican Antitrust Commission (COFECE), Director of Investigations to Competition Barriers (2015-2017)
  • Mexican Antitrust Commission (COFECE), Subdirector in the General Office of Investigations to Absolute Monopolistic Practices (2013-2015)
  • Congress of the State of Jalisco, External legal counsel (2011-2012)
  • Corporate Contract Coordinator, Chivas, Grupo Omnilife (2009-2011)
  • Telefónica Movistar Mexico (2006-2007)

Areas of Practice

Awards & Recognitions

Antitrust rising star, The Legal 500

Academy

Professor at the Competition Diploma Program organized by the Mexican Antitrust Commission (COFECE), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Universidad Panamericana (2012 – up to date)

“Economic Competition” and “Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms” Professor at the Law School of the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico (2013 – up to date)

Visiting professor and arbitrator of PhD articles and books, by the Law Schools of the Universidad Externado de Colombia and the Unviersidad de la Sabana de Colombia (2014 – up to date)

Education

PhD, Competition Matters, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain (ongoing Thesis)

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Corporate Law, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain (2011)

Law degree (J.D. equivalent), Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico (2007)

Memberships

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), President of the Mergers Committee of the Economic Competition Commission

Publications & Collaborations

  • Author of the book “Corporate Mergers in Mexican Law”, published by Editorial M.A. Porrúa, First edition, Foreword Carlos Mena Labarthe (2013)
  • He has been invited to participate in forums and conferences as expert in antitrust law by several international and national organizations including, the ICC, the Mexican Corporate Counsel Association (ANADE), The World Bank and APEC
  • “Absolute Monopolistic Practices. A theorical approach to the effects of International Cartels”, published by the ICC World Antitrust Bulletin, 7 edition, 2018, Paris, France
  • “Absolute monopolistic practices. An approach to the theory of the effects on international cartels”, published by the Private Law Magazine of the Institute of Legal Research of the UNAM, Cuarta Época, Number 9, January-June 2016, Mexico.
  • “México”, The Antitrust Newsletter published by the American Bar Association, United States (2015)
  • “Comments on the Merger Control Guidelines draft of the Mexican Antitrust Commission”, published by the International Bar Association, United States, 2015
  • “Business Unions. Strategic Alliances vs Corporate Groups” and “The Merger Televisa – Iusacell”; articles published in 2012 and 2013, respectively, by IUS Ibero, the Law Magazine of the Universidad Iberoamericana

Languages

Spanish – English – Italian