Jorge Kargl is counsel in the Mexico City office, where he specializes in Antitrust and Competition, and Telecommunications, Media and Technology.
Jorge specializes in the areas of antitrust and competition, and of telecommunications, media and technology (TMT). He regularly represents clients in all industries and with a special focus on TMT, in merger control filings, investigations and leniency applications before both the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) and the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE), as well as in constitutional actions (amparo) before Federal Courts. In the TMT sector, he assists clients in the telecom, broadcasting, satellite, entertainment, automotive, e-commerce and OTT industries regarding Mexican TMT laws, regulations and authorizations.
Jorge has worked in some of the most innovative, high-profile and complex cases in Mexico, including advising AT&T in its acquisitions of DIRECTV, Nextel Mexico and Time Warner; advising Nokia Corporation and Alcatel-Lucent in Nokia’s acquisition of the latter; advising CommScope and ARRIS in CommsScope’s acquisition of ARRIS; participating in the first two court precedents in Mexico involving a jurisdictional conflict in telecom-related cases between COFECE and the IFT; and successfully representing Delta Air Lines in a landmark amparo action against COFECE’s first-ever application of the essential facilities doctrine in Mexico.