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Miguel De Quinto

Miguel de Quinto Arredonda

Economist
Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction

Biography

Miguel is an associate in the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group of Baker McKenzie, Bogota. He has a background in economics and consultancy. Prior to joining the Firm, he was an adviser to the Superintendent of Industry and Commerce for over two years, handling competition cases of great relevance. Later, as an independent consultant, he assisted local law firms in managing cases involving economic damage claims, conducting economic assessments for competition cases, and preparing economic and market reports. He has taught at the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano and Universidad del Rosario on game theory, industrial organization and microeconomics. Currently, he teaches economics of competition policy at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Cesa University, in Bogota.

Practice Focus

Miguel focuses on developing microeconomics assessment as a complement to competition and contract breach cases. He is experienced in composing market and concentration assessments, analyses of economic incentives in the development of anticompetitive conducts, and econometrics studies.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Unilever, acquisition of various business lines from Quala.

  • EPM, acquisition of part of Electricaribe.

  • Brookfield, acquisition of Gas Natural business in Colombia.

Professional Honors

  • Nominated economist of the year 2018 by the Global Competition Review.

Education

  • Maastricht University (Exchange program, scholarship from the Erasmus Program of the EU) (2005)
  • University of Barcelona (Economist) (2006)
  • Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (Master degree in Competition and Market Regulation) (2010)
  • Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (Executive courses on competition in energy markets and economic analysis of mergers) (2014 and 2018)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Catalan
  • Author, Chapter published in book on economic analysis of competition policy published by the Department of Economic Law of the Universidad Externado de Colombia, June 2020