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Guillermo Cervio

Guillermo José Cervio

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Sociedad Civil

Biography

Guillermo Cervio is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Buenos Aires office. With more than 30 years of experience, he is recognized as a foremost practitioner in his field. He founded the IT/C team in Argentina and was the coordinator of the LatAm IT/C team from 2008 to 2017. He is currently a member of the Steering Committee of Baker McKenzie LatAm’s IPTC team.

Guillermo has authored books and articles on legal matters. He has won awards for his book “Derecho de las Telecomunicaciones” (National Academy of Law - Mención de honor, 1998 and Austral University - premio tesina,1997) as well as for the paper he filed in the IX National Congress on Corporate Law (Tucumán, 2004). He has been a professor at the University of Buenos Aires, Austral University, Palermo University, Catholic University and CEMA. In 2003, he was awarded the Folsom fellowship grant by the Center for American and International Law in Dallas.

Practice Focus

Guillermo advises clients on corporate, contractual, and information technology and communications (IT/C) matters, as well as regulated areas of law. He has participated in the development of creative solutions from the legal point of view to the challenges that arise in the day to day of technology companies, including how to regulate issues that arise in cyberspace. He has also actively participated in advising telecommunications companies. Over the years, he has also focused on areas of law that include internet, privacy and personal data matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Buenos Aires Bar Association
  • Puerto Madryn (Chubut) Bar Association
  • Rosario (Santa Fe) Bar Association

Admissions

  • Chubut~Argentina (2000)
  • Ushuaia~Argentina (2000)
  • Capital Federal~Argentina (1994)
  • Rosario~Argentina (1993)

Education

  • University of Buenos Aires (Ph.D., cum laude) (2002)
  • University of Buenos Aires (LL.M.) (1996)
  • Austral University (LL.M., cum laude) (1995)
  • National University of Rosario (J.D., cum laude) (1992)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

He is the author of the books "Derecho de las Telecomunicaciones" (Telecommunication Law) (1996) and "Defensa de la Competencia" (Antitrust Law) (2010)

He commented the Antitrust Law No. 25.156 as part of the Commercial Code published by La Ley (2006)

He is also the author of several legal articles published in legal magazines such as Jurisprudencia Argentina, El Derecho and La Ley