Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

PBP is the largest firm in Ecuador, considered a leader in the legal market and a trusted and forward-thinking adviser for national and international clients. It has offices in Quito and Guayaquil and outreach throughout Ecuador.

PBP endeavours to understand clients’ challenges and needs. Its multi-practice teams – integrating expertise in 17 practice areas – have an industry focus and an in-depth understanding of the specific challenges of each sector. 

PBP has been honoured as Ecuadorian Firm of the Year by Chambers Latin America (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 and 2009) and by Who's Who Legal (2010 through to 2017).

Social responsibility is a part of its professional culture. Through the Fabián Ponce O Foundation (FPO), founded in 1987, the firm encourages and optimises its social responsibility work. It represents fair causes with an emphasis on family law.

The strong antitrust/competition team at PBP has experience across the board ranging from abuse of dominance cartels, state aid, merger control, unfair competition and judicial litigation of competition cases. The industry-focused approach has allowed the firm to advise in highly specialised markets from airlines to telecommunications, including banking, pharma and agrochemicals.

Our interdisciplinary teams are able to handle complex cases from private parties seeking damages as a consequence of international cartels, multi-jurisdictional merger notifications and regional investigations (before the Andean Community of Nations), covering pricing BOTs and algorithms, the nature and boundaries of sharing economy platforms, collective dominance and oligopolistic interdependence.

Av. República de El Salvador N36-140 y Naciones Unidas
Telephone: +593 2 382 7640
Website: http://www.pbplaw.com

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