Mateo advises clients on the legal aspects of antitrust, regulatory and international trade issues. He specialises in compliance procedures for international and Mexican companies, as well as trade and industry associations, and represents clients in enforcement cases before the Mexican competition authority and other regulatory agencies.
He was General Counsel of the Federal Competition Commission between 2008 and 2013. Between 1998 and 2008, he acted as Counsellor and later Minister of Mexico’s Mission to the WTO. Between 1994 and 1998, Mateo was part of the Counsels Office of Mexico’s trade negotiating team. He has chaired and served as panelist in several disputes at the WTO and has acted as facilitator in the Airbus-Boeing case. He is a member of the list of arbiters of the World Intellectual Property Organization and of various free trade agreements.
He holds a degree in law from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and a master’s degree in international relations from the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations.
WWL says: Mateo Diego-Fernández receives effusive praise from clients, who describe him as “a lawyer with an impressive experience and deep knowledge of antitrust matters”
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