He is the head partner of the competition and antitrust practice and a key partner in the corporate, M&A practice of the firm. He has been involved in the most important M&A deals in Mexico offering advice in both the antitrust and the corporate aspects of such transactions. Fernando has played an active role representing clients in sophisticated and complex merger reviews as well as in investigations and litigations before the Mexican Antitrust Commission and the Mexican courts. Fernando has been involved in the majority of the cartel cases being conducted by the Mexican Antirust Commission and has acted as one of the few experts called by the commission to review and draft the new regulatory provisions published as a consequence of the entrance in force of the new Antitrust Law. On the cartel investigations side, he has acted as counsel in various industries. Fernando has been actively involved in the most notable premerger filing cases.