Lawyer profile for Latin America 2022
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Competition/Antitrust - Argentina
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Mr. Peña is the head of Allende & Brea’s Competition/Antitrust and Trade department.
He joined Allende & Brea in 2004 and became partner in 2007. He was legal adviser to the Ministry of Economy between 1996 and 2004, having advised different Ministers and Secretaries of Trade. He has also worked at the Argentine Antitrust Commission from 1999 until 2001. Previously, he was a stagiaire at the European Commission in Brussels in 1996.
He graduated from the Universidad Católica Argentina in 1995. He is Professor at Universidad Di Tella’s Masters in Law and Economics. Previously was a Professor at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and was Visiting Professor at the University of Florida in 2009. He has published books, papers and columns, and has lectured on antitrust and trade issues at various universities and conferences in Argentina and abroad. Mr. Peña is founder and moderator of “ForoCompetencia” (www.ForoCompetencia.com), Vice-Chair of the Antitrust Section of the International Bar Association; a member of the International Developments & Comments Task Force of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section; member of the Advisory Board of the Fordham Competition Law Institute, and an international advisor of the American Antitrust Institute.