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Latin-America Guide

TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) — Peru


Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados - TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Alejandro Falla and Eduardo Quintana Sánchez
- 3 partners
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Standout TMT practice fielding a market-leading team of experience practitioners. Known for its expertise in contentious mandates affecting the telecommunications space and continues to represent front-running players in this sector in administrative proceedings and arbitrations. Beyond its contentious profile, the team boasts significant mastery of regulatory and antitrust issues of relevance to clients operating in the sector.

Strengths One impressed client enthuses: "These are extraordinary lawyers handling highly complex matters; they also provide brilliant, flawless analysis and have profound knowledge of the topics at hand."

Another client reports that the firm is "very solid in regulatory matters in this field."

Notable practitioners

Highly esteemed figure Alejandro Falla garners praise from peers and clients alike. Sources point to his strong knowledge of telecommunications regulation, with another source noting that he "really stands out here." Market commentators go on to single him out for praise due to his additional specialisation in antitrust matters.

Peers say that leading practitioner Eduardo Quintana Sánchez is "a great lawyer." His practice centres on regulatory issues affecting clients from the TMT sector and his client base includes notable names from this area.

Partner Alfredo Bullard is described by peers as an "excellent lawyer" who is active advising clients from the TMT arena on competition and disputes matters.

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados - TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Verónica Sattler
- 3 partners
- 7 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly acclaimed TMT practice group with a stellar reputation for representing both local and international corporations involved in this sector. Adept at handling a range of regulatory and contractual mandates, including interconnection and network access agreements, concessions and permitting. Also earns market endorsement for its role in representing clients in administrative procedures, as well as providing general corporate and tax advice.

Strengths A client highlights that "the team doesn't merely make recommendations, rather it provides clients with all the tools they need to make a decision, such as relevant resolutions and jurisprudence."

Another client mentions "the firm is excellent advising on regulatory TMT matters."

Work highlights Advised Facebook on the Peruvian regulatory and telecommunications framework in relation to the development of a project to provide internet connection in locations where local operators do not provide telecommunications services.

Provided counsel to Telefónica del Perú regarding its obligation to pay regulatory fees due to income obtained from the public telecommunication services it provides, as well as on their appeal against the amount owed in relation to said regulatory fees.

Significant clients Entel Perú, Viettel Peru, Rola Entertainment, Telefónica del Perú, Facebook.

Notable practitioners

Partner María del Rosario Quiroga is well regarded by peers and clients for her expertise advising private investors on regulatory matters within the telecommunications industry. Clients deem her to be "an expert in telecommunications."

María Teresa Quiñones receives praise from sources, who say she is "an impressive adviser on telecommunications regulation" and "an excellent lawyer in general regulatory matters."

About the Team (content provided by Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados)

Our Telecommunications team assists clients with legal and regulatory matters related to information technology (IT). We further advise public, private, value-added and other IT-related operators and  have extensive experience in network access, as well as contract drafting  for the provision of transportation services through networks.

We advise clients on all stages of business, from applying for and obtaining permits, the negotiation of interconnection and co-location agreements and on disputes settlement with other operators and intermediate and end users.

We represent our clients in competition issues. We comment on regulatory proposals and we advice on the design and implementation of strategies to improve current regulations.

We support participation in processing of concessions promoted by both Proinversión and FITEL for the development of telecommunications infrastructure, as well as in the implementation of business models and development of projects in the sector.

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Miranda & Amado Abogados - TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Luis Vinatea
- 2 partners
- 8 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly regarded full-service firm with a sizeable TMT practice group. Offers noteworthy expertise across the full spectrum of regulatory telecommunications mandates. Represents multinational clients in administrative proceedings, damages claims and arbitrations, providing further experience in advising on sector-related infrastructure projects.

Strengths Clients value the team's "knowledge of the issues they handle and above all, the dedication to their work and the close relationships they maintain with the client."

Work highlights Defended Telefónica del Perú in a judicial claim filed by América Móvil alleging the client infringed interconnection obligations and as such, disadvantaged the claimant's business. The damages sought were USD95 million.

Significant clients Telefónica del Perú, Level 3, Intelsat, Avaya, Duke Energy.

Notable practitioners

Partner Luis Vinatea "shows great initiative and is a very important support for our company," according to clients. Another source highlights that "he solves complex matters, gives great advice and meets all of our expectations." He has over 20 years' experience in the TMT sector and leads on the firm's most significant mandates.

Since publication, Christian Chávez has left the practice.

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Montezuma & Porto - TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Óscar Montezuma Panez and José Miguel Porto
- 2 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Established boutique with a strong focus on the TMT sector, particularly issues relating to the media and IT regulation. Represents high-profile clients from across the industry, advising on regulatory compliance, interpretations of public policy and data protection issues. Also acts for companies in administrative proceedings and assists with financing for projects and start-ups.

Strengths Clients describe the department as "a great team of people that are committed to their clients' needs and provide very good legal services. Their performance is outstanding and they are specialised in matters relating to the internet, privacy law and copyrights."

Work highlights The firm advised Level 3 on regulatory matters including product compliance and data protection.

Significant clients UTEC Ventures, Andean Tower Partners Peru, South American Bytes Perú, Infobip del Perú, Grupo El Comercio.

Notable practitioners

Partner Óscar Montezuma Panez "is a very proactive and intelligent lawyer, with very creative insights," according to clients. Sources go on to describe him as an "expert in the technology and media industries." Market commentators highlight his focus on technology matters, noting his "straightforward manner when in meetings and explaining matters."

José Miguel Porto is praised by clients, who say that "he has very good experience in this industry and has a great network of contacts." They go on to highlight his "accurate advice and eagerness to help."

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Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International - TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Javier Tovar Gil, Teresa Tovar Mena and Jorge Danós
- 3 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Significant international firm with a recognised TMT practice. Acts as counsel to both local and international telecommunications companies on transactional mandates such as concessions and access agreements, with further expertise in disputes within this sector. Remains active in the technology space, particularly on data protection and cybersecurity issues.

Strengths Clients hold the firm in high regard, stating: "We are impressed by the firm's success in the cases in which it participates," adding that "it is a team of high-quality professionals."

Work highlights The firm advised SBA Communications on regulation relating to the permits and requirements for the installation of telecommunications infrastructure.

Significant clients Azteca Comunicaciones Peru, Ti Sparkle Peru, América Móvil Perú, Equifax Perú.

Notable practitioners

Clients have "an excellent opinion of" Teresa Tovar Mena and make particular reference to her "strong practice in regulatory matters." Another client praises her "thorough and swift answers to requests." Her practice includes data privacy issues, compliance and antitrust matters.

Javier Tovar Gil described by peers as a "very intelligent lawyer with great knowledge of this area." He has over 30 years' experience in this field and offers broad expertise in telecommunications infrastructure investment and concessions.

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We developed a very active practice since the beginning of the privatization and liberalization of the telecommunications market in Peru. Our partners were directly involved in this process and obtained insider knowledge of the legislation.

Our specialists on Telecommunication matters directly collaborated with the regulatory framework design which facilitated the privatization of the telecommunication market, as well as those regulations and guidelines that promoted a definitive liberalization of the telecommunication market in Peru to the private and foreign investment and the creation of the Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications (OSIPTEL), which is the regulatory agency of the sector.

We can help our clients with matters related to data protection, cyber security, net neutrality, Internet of things, new trends on employee monitoring, content regulation, cross-border transfer data, crucial to all TMT companies.

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Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados - TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Marta Fernandez and Pierino Stucchi
- 3 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Solid firm with a growing practice and market share in the TMT sector. Frequently represents telecommunications and technology companies from the local market and abroad, providing considerable expertise in data protection and licensing agreements. Has further expertise in regulatory and antitrust matters relevant to clients in this sector.

Strengths Clients report: "The lawyers defend our interests very well and obtain really positive results for our company."

Work highlights Rendered legal advice to Tata Consultancy Services regarding its operations network, customer service protocol and information technology.

Significant clients Optical Technologies, BT Latam Perú, APEIM, MercadoLibre Perú, Entel Perú.

Notable practitioners

Marta Fernández and Pierino Stucchi are the main client contacts.

About the Team (content provided by Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados)

Our team is composed of lawyers with sound knowledge of and extensive experience in telecommunications, information technology, communications, mass media (TV, radio, movies, etc.), e-commerce, Internet, and personal data protection. Our advice is focused on obtaining the authorizations required to operate (as required) and providing strategic advice to prevent and mitigate regulatory risks related to the media, information technology and communications, including the digital field. We also provide comprehensive advice on the steps to be taken to obtain and properly use personal data, bearing in mind the existing regulations on ownership right protection.

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Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados - TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Carlos Patrón and Gerardo Soto
- 5 partners
- 7 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Well-regarded TMT practice group with particular visibility in the market for its role as adviser to such market-leading clients as América Móvil, handling transactional, regulatory and contentious mandates. Particular expertise in competition issues affecting dominant players in this sector, including antitrust litigation against the regulator. Experienced acting as counsel to companies from both the print and broadcast media.

Strengths Peers commend the firm's expertise in TMT matters, particularly among media clients.

Work highlights Assisted América Móvil Perú with the acquisitions of Olo del Perú, Cablevisión and Velatel.

Significant clients América Móvil Perú, Enfoca Sociedad Administradora de Fondos de Inversión, Compañía Latinoamericana de Radiodifusión, TC Siglo 21, Empresa Editora El Comercio.

Notable practitioners

Partner Gerardo Soto is described by peers as a "great and very active lawyer in this field who has been involved in telecommunications matters for many years. He is a great adviser to his clients." He is well versed in administrative law and remains active advising clients from regulated sectors.

Carlos Patrón is recognised by peers for being active advising clients from the media sector and has a particularly focus on competition matters such as cartel activity and abuse of dominant position investigations.

About the Team (content provided by Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados)

Our telecommunications practice represents, on a day-to-day basis, América Móvil, Peruvian subsidiary of the Carlos Slim Group, one of the country's leading fixed-line and mobile operator. Our firm and América Móvil have an exclusive agreement for our services, which impedes us to counsel different telecom operators.

We have also counselled Catalina Huanca Sociedad Minera, a firm of the Trafigura International Mining and Logistics Group in negotiations and administrative litigation with telecom operators that required access to Catalina Huanca’s power transmission infrastructure; under new telecom laws for the development of optical fibre to enhance Internet access.

In the media sector, our firm has been involved in some of the most notable transactions in the market in recent years, like the acquisition of Grupo Epensa, the second largest news media corporation in Peru, by our client, Empresa Editora El Comercio, which owns Peru’s oldest and most important in the country. We also have represented Compañía Latinoamericana de Radiodifusión, as seller, in connection with the sale of a significant stake in a television network.

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Band 1

Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Highly esteemed figure Alejandro Falla garners praise from peers and clients alike. Sources point to his strong knowledge of telecommunications regulation, with another source noting that he "really stands out here." Market commentators go on to single him out for praise due to his additional specialisation in antitrust matters.

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Band 1

Eduardo Quintana Sánchez

Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Peers say that leading practitioner Eduardo Quintana Sánchez is "a great lawyer." His practice centres on regulatory issues affecting clients from the TMT sector and his client base includes notable names from this area.

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Band 1

María del Rosario Quiroga

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner María del Rosario Quiroga is well regarded by peers and clients for her expertise advising private investors on regulatory matters within the telecommunications industry. Clients deem her to be "an expert in telecommunications."

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Band 1

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Luis Vinatea "shows great initiative and is a very important support for our company," according to clients. Another source highlights that "he solves complex matters, gives great advice and meets all of our expectations." He has over 20 years' experience in the TMT sector and leads on the firm's most significant mandates.

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Band 2

Óscar Montezuma Panez

Montezuma & Porto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Óscar Montezuma Panez "is a very proactive and intelligent lawyer, with very creative insights," according to clients. Sources go on to describe him as an "expert in the technology and media industries." Market commentators highlight his focus on technology matters, noting his "straightforward manner when in meetings and explaining matters."

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Band 2

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Gerardo Soto is described by peers as a "great and very active lawyer in this field who has been involved in telecommunications matters for many years. He is a great adviser to his clients." He is well versed in administrative law and remains active advising clients from regulated sectors.

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Band 2

Teresa Tovar Mena

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients have "an excellent opinion of" Teresa Tovar Mena and make particular reference to her "strong practice in regulatory matters." Another client praises her "thorough and swift answers to requests." Her practice includes data privacy issues, compliance and antitrust matters.

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Band 3

Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Alfredo Bullard is described by peers as an "excellent lawyer" who is active advising clients from the TMT arena on competition and disputes matters.

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Band 3

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Carlos Patrón is recognised by peers for being active advising clients from the media sector and has a particularly focus on competition matters such as cartel activity and abuse of dominant position investigations.

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Band 3

José Miguel Porto

Montezuma & Porto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

José Miguel Porto is praised by clients, who say that "he has very good experience in this industry and has a great network of contacts." They go on to highlight his "accurate advice and eagerness to help."

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Band 3

María Teresa Quiñones

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

María Teresa Quiñones receives praise from sources, who say she is "an impressive adviser on telecommunications regulation" and "an excellent lawyer in general regulatory matters."

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Band 3

De Bracamonte, Haaker, Castellares Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

David Ruiz of De Bracamonte, Haaker, Castellares Abogados remains visible in this sector and receives praise for handling corporate matters for clients from the telecommunications arena.

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Band 3

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Javier Tovar Gil described by peers as a "very intelligent lawyer with great knowledge of this area." He has over 30 years' experience in this field and offers broad expertise in telecommunications infrastructure investment and concessions.

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Up and Coming

Christian Chávez

Baxel Consultores

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Christian Chávez of Baxel Consultores is described by clients as a "diligent lawyer who is always available and delivers very comprehensive answers to our questions." Peers highlight his expertise in competition and general regulatory matters.

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Up and Coming

MOAR Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming individual Carlos Monteza of MOAR Abogados is recognised by peers as a "very intelligent and excellent lawyer in this field." Sources go on to describe him as "an incredible professional" and highlight his handling of licensing agreements and other contractual matters for TMT clients.

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