Germán Ricardo Macías | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Germán Ricardo Macías

Associate, Mexico City

T +52 55 5540 9106

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Overview

Germán Macías focuses his practice on the areas of capital markets, antitrust matters and, mergers and acquisitions. He is experienced in investigative procedures in connection with antitrust matters; specifically, in regulated sectors. His practice also concentrates on planning transactions from the beginning until obtaining of regulatory approvals.

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Germán held positions at the Investigative Authority of COFECE, and at a prestigious administrative and commercial litigation boutique law firm.

During his practice, he has participated in several investigations for the alleged violations to the Federal Economic Competition Law.

Bars and Courts

  • Authorized to practice law in Mexico

Education

  • Attorney at Law, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Experience

Grupo Financiero Banorte – Grupo Financiero Interacciones, 2018

Provided advice to Grupo Financiero Banorte on the pre-transaction notice before COFECE of its merger with Grupo Financiero Interacciones, which is the most relevant transaction in the Mexican banking sector since 2001.

BlackRock – Mutual Funds, 2018

Provided advice to BlackRock on the pre-transaction notice before COFECE of its acquisition of the Mutual Funds of Grupo Financiero Citibanamex. This transaction allows the entering of a new economic agent in the Mexican mutual fund regulated sector.

CFE – Fibra E, 2018

Represented CFE in its FIBRA E issuance, whose bonds were issued though the Mexican Stock Exchange and distributed globally pursuant 144/Reg S.

Previous Work, 2015 - 2017

Participates in several investigations in regulated sectors as legal counsel of COFECE.

Represented the consortium in charge of the construction and development of the PTAR in Atotonilco de Tula, Hidalgo.

Publications

  • El arraigo y el galimatías de su constitucionalidad, Derecho en Acción, CIDE, 2016.

Awards & Recognition

First place at the National Contest of Constitutional Law, organized by the Mexican Secretariat of the Interior (SEGOB) in 2017.