Partner Profile

Carlos A Patrón

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados


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Carlos is a partner of the firm, specialising in antitrust, regulatory law, telecommunications, energy, corporate law and civil law.

He has extensive experience in both the analytical and regulatory issues related to Peruvian Competition Law, covering a wide variety of industries. He has participated in leading antitrust cases, including the most emblematic price-fixing investigations carried out in Peru (ie, tissue paper, shipping conferences, PCC, LPG, drugstores).

Prior to joining the firm, he was a guest associate at the offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. He has also been a senior associate at Andersen Legal (firm associated to Andersen Worldwide), and has held the positions of Technical Secretariat of the Consumer Protection Commission, adviser of the Economic Studies Department, Assistant Clerk of the Tribunal for the Defence of Competition and Assistant Clerk of the Unfair Competition Commission at the National Institute for the Defence of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI). 

Education: master's in science (MSc), Public Policy in Latin America, Shell Centenary Scholar, Oxford University, 2001; master's (LLM), Yale University, 1998; licensed in law, Pontificia Catholic University of Peru, 1997.

Bar Admissions: Lima, 2000.

Languages: Spanish and English.

Memberships: International Bar Association; American Law & Economics Association.

Academics: tenured professor of tort law, Law School, Pontificia Catholic University of Peru; professor of economic regulation and antitrust law, Graduate School, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas; visiting professor, law and policy in the Americas, Levin College of Law, University of Florida (2006).

Publications: Overview of Competition Law in Latin America, contributor (IBRAC, 2016); Global Antitrust and Compliance Handbook, contributor (Oxford University Press, 2014); Merger Control Worldwide, contributor (Cambridge, 2012); Anti-Cartel Enforcement Worldwide, contributor (Cambridge, 2009); Ensayos Sobre Protección al Consumidor en el Perú, co-author (Lima, Universidad del Pacífico 2011); Anti-Cartel Enforcement Worldwide, co-author (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2009); El Derecho de la Competencia Desleal, coeditor (Lima, UPC: 2008); ¿Por Qué Hay Que Cambiar el Código Civil?, co-author (Lima, UPC: 2001). Articles on antitrust law, law and economics and regulatory law in collective works and specialist journals.

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