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Latin-America Guide

TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) — Peru


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

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Market-leading boutique known for its expertise in competition and regulatory law mandates emanating from the telecommunications industry. Skilled team routinely represents major names in key administrative litigation and arbitration cases. Aside from contentious mandates, the lawyers also produce expert legal opinions for clients on Peru's regulatory framework, counting on the support of an in-house economist.

Strengths Peers are impressed by the team's "level of specialisation and knowledge."

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Eduardo Quintana Sánchez is an eminent TMT practitioner, with particular expertise in regulatory matters involving antitrust and administrative law. Market observers laud him as "an excellent and very dedicated lawyer."

Co-head of department Alejandro Falla is an expert in antitrust matters in the TMT space, particularly telecommunications. He is also well-versed in regulatory matters. Commentators describe him as "excellent."

Alfredo Bullard is a respected figure in the market. His broad practice spans antitrust and administrative law. He is especially well known for his capabilities in arbitration.

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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)

What the team is known for Outstanding practice representing major names in the telecommunications space. Also provides counsel to important domestic broadcasters and multinational technology giants. Boasts strong regulatory and corporate expertise and is as capable in administrative litigation as it is in transactional mandates. Team typically advises on interconnection and network access agreements, concessions and permitting.

Strengths Clients praise "the firm's level of lawyers, all of whom are very good professionals."

Work highlights Acted as counsel to Entel Perú on an administrative procedure initiated by Telefónica del Perú, challenging the regulator's review of the interconnection charges paid between mobile service operators.

Notable practitioners

Head of department María del Rosario Quiroga routinely represents clients in the telecommunications industry advising them on third party access agreements and interconnection charges. An interviewee praises her "broad and long-standing experience in the telecommunications field."

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)

What the team is known for Well-reputed full-service firm with a strong TMT practice group. Acclaimed for its expertise in regulatory telecommunications mandates. Represents multinational clients in administrative proceedings, damages claims and arbitrations. Provides further support on sector-related infrastructure projects, telecommunications regulations and relevant tax matters.

Strengths One client particularly values "the expertise and specialised practitioners the firm has for each field," adding that they demonstrate "a good dynamic and promptness in their answers."

Work highlights Represented Telefónica del Perú against America Móvil in a damages claim valued at almost USD100 million.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Luis Vinatea is an outstanding practitioner broadly acknowledged by sources for his expertise in the telecommunications sector. One interviewee praises his "objectivity when solving conflicts," adding that "he is very good at finding solutions."

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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)

What the team is known for Dynamic boutique with notable expertise in issues relating to media and IT. Advises high-profile clients on regulatory compliance, public policy and data protection issues. Boasts additional strength acting on administrative proceedings and assisting with the financing of projects and start-ups. Xertica Labs, Mercado Libre Perú and Airbnb are new client wins.

Strengths One interviewee observes that the lawyers provide "fantastic client service. They really take the time to understand a client's objectives and are great at building relationships with business people and navigating complicated client issues."

Work highlights Advised Xertica Labs on the creation of a Latin American reseller of Google products.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Óscar Montezuma Panez is praised by sources for expertise in technology, particularly in relation to data protection. One interviewee declares: "He is really strong on technology issues, with detailed knowledge of an array of topics."

Clients report that José Miguel Porto "always has fresh ideas and useful information for decision-making." He typically advises on telecommunications matters, but he also led the team assisting Xertica Labs with the establishment of a regional reseller of Google products.

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

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Significant practice advising major telecommunications clients on transactional, regulatory and contentious mandates. Noteworthy expertise in competition issues affecting key market players, including antitrust litigation against the regulator. Also experienced advising domestic and international companies from both the print and broadcast media.

Strengths One client praises the firm's "knowledge, expertise and reputation," stating that "the service is excellent."

Work highlights Acted as counsel to Taurus Bidco on the acquisition of a 40% stake in Telxius Telecom.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Gerardo Soto is recognised for his expertise in telecommunications regulation. One interviewee endorses his "knowledge and experience" and states that "he gets involved and collaborates with the objectives of the company."

Co-head of department Carlos Patrón is well regarded by peers for his expertise in competition matters affecting all TMT areas. He possesses particular knowledge of the media industry.

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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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)

What the team is known for Global name with an experienced TMT practice. Regularly assists local and international telecommunications companies with concessions and access agreements, with further expertise in sector-related disputes. Maintains a strong presence in the technology space, particularly in data protection and cybersecurity issues. Advice also covers regulatory compliance.

Strengths An interviewee highlights the firm's "prestigious lawyers, who transmit trust" and describes the service as "excellent."

Work highlights Assisted Telefónica del Perú with ongoing compliance matters.

Notable practitioners

Department head Teresa Tovar Mena has noteworthy experience in TMT. Her broad expertise covers data protection and privacy as well as telecommunications regulations. She counts Telefónica del Peru as one of her clients.

About the Team (content provided by Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International)

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)

What the team is known for Noted firm with an established TMT practice. Represents both telecommunications and technology companies, providing counsel on data protection and licensing agreements. Also boasts expertise in sector-related regulatory and antitrust matters. New client wins include Desarrollos Terrestres Perú, Entel Perú and Globalsat Perú.

Work highlights Advised NAP Peru on elements of the free competition regulatory framework.

Notable practitioners

Pierino Stucchi Lopez is the key client contact.

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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Band 1

Eduardo Quintana Sánchez

Bullard Falla Ezcurra+

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Co-head of department Eduardo Quintana Sánchez is an eminent TMT practitioner, with particular expertise in regulatory matters involving antitrust and administrative law. Market observers laud him as "an excellent and very dedicated lawyer."

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Band 1

María del Rosario Quiroga

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department María del Rosario Quiroga routinely represents clients in the telecommunications industry advising them on third party access agreements and interconnection charges. An interviewee praises her "broad and long-standing experience in the telecommunications field."

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Band 1

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Practice head Luis Vinatea is an outstanding practitioner broadly acknowledged by sources for his expertise in the telecommunications sector. One interviewee praises his "objectivity when solving conflicts," adding that "he is very good at finding solutions."

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Band 2

Bullard Falla Ezcurra+

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Co-head of department Alejandro Falla is an expert in antitrust matters in the TMT space, particularly telecommunications. He is also well-versed in regulatory matters. Commentators describe him as "excellent."

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Band 2

Óscar Montezuma Panez

Montezuma & Porto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Co-head of department Óscar Montezuma Panez is praised by sources for expertise in technology, particularly in relation to data protection. One interviewee declares: "He isreally strong on technology issues, with detailed knowledge of an array of topics."

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Band 2

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Gerardo Soto is recognised for his expertise in telecommunications regulation. One interviewee endorses his "knowledge and experience" and states that "he gets involved and collaborates with the objectives of the company."

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Band 2

Teresa Tovar Mena

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Teresa Tovar Mena has noteworthy experience in TMT. Her broad expertise covers data protection and privacy as well as telecommunications regulations. She counts Telefónica del Peru as one of her clients.

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Band 3

Bullard Falla Ezcurra+

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Alfredo Bullard is a respected figure in the market. His broad practice spans antitrust and administrative law. He is especially well known for his capabilities in arbitration.

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Band 3

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Co-head of department Carlos Patrón is well regarded by peers for his expertise in competition matters affecting all TMT areas. He possesses particular knowledge of the media industry.

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Band 3

José Miguel Porto

Montezuma & Porto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients report that José Miguel Porto"always has fresh ideas and useful information for decision-making." He typically adviseson telecommunications matters, but he also led the team assisting Xertica Labs with the establishment of a regional reseller of Google products.

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Band 3

María Teresa Quiñones

Quiñones Alayza Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

María Teresa Quiñones of Quiñones Alayza Abogados focuses her practice on regulatory matters affecting telecommunications infrastructure projects. She is also very experienced in arbitration cases.

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