Laura Elizabeth González Sánchez

Laura Elizabeth González Sánchez

Mexico, Mexico City
General Director
Profession: Lawyer
Industry: Government Administration, Competition, Telecommunications, Public Policy

About:

General Director at the Federal Institute of Telecommunications in Mexico, antitrust lawyer with a MSc in Competition and Market Regulation and a MSc in Economics and Public Policy. Multidisciplinary professional, +13 years of experience in counsel and legal procedures in Mexico, +11 years of experience in legal and economic analysis, competition policy and compliance, +6 years of experience in telecommunications and broadcasting regulation in the public sector.

languages

Spanish, English

Expertise:

AntitrustLitigationCompetition PolicyBroadcastingRegulation

Experience:

General Director

March 2021 - Present • Mexico City, Mexico

Lead the General Direction of Market Conditions, which is responsible for the investigations on effective competition, existence of a dominant position, as well as investigations to determine the existence of barriers to competition and essential facilities in the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors in Mexico.

Senior Director

2 years 10 mth • May 2018 - March 2021 • Mexico City, Mexico

Provide legal counsel to the General Director regarding market investigations and antitrust proceedings in the telecommunication and broadcasting sectors. Lead the legal team of the General Direction. Draft legal documents regarding the market investigations and antitrust proceedings. Aid the economic team with legal aspects of the market investigations. Carry out legal and economic analysis of information presented by economic agents for the investigations. Liaison for the General Direction with external areas of the Federal Telecommunications Institute. Implement and monitor internal procedures of the General Direction to fulfill the legal aspects of the market investigations. Supervise and review activities of Directors.

Deputy Director

10 mth • January 2014 - November 2014 • Mexico City, Mexico

Assist in the development of strategies and formulation of antitrust investigations in the telecommunication and broadcasting sectors. Support on the legal analysis of abuse of dominance and vertical agreements investigated in the proceedings directed by the Investigation Authority. Analyze the information submitted by the economic agents required for the investigations. Prepare and give support in the proceedings required for the investigation (inspections, interrogatories, etc). Supervise and review activities of the analysts.

Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT)- Mexico Federal Telecommunications Institute

Director at Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT)- Mexico Federal Telecommunications Institute

1 years 9 mth • November 2014 - August 2016 • Mexico City, Mexico

Develop antitrust investigations in the telecommunication and broadcasting sectors, such as abuse of dominance and vertical agreements cases. Develop and execute strategies for the investigations, draft statements of objections issued by the Investigation Authority. Carry out legal and economic analysis of abuse of dominance and vertical agreements in the proceedings conducted by the Investigation Authority. Study and implement international experience in competition issues in the investigations conducted by the Investigation Authority. Supervise and review activities of the analysts.

Education:

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

Master Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis in Competition and Market Regulation.

Tecnológico de Monterrey- ITESM

Master Degree in Economics and Public Policy. Academic excellence scholarship granted by Tec de Monterrey.

Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior

Bachelor’s degree in law. Valedictorian, Phi Beta Delta, Delta Rho, Dean's List. Full scholarship granted by the María Cristina Ramos de Hermosillo Foundation to Baja California women who intervene actively in their society, stand out academically and contribute with society through social service. Study abroad program in Diego Portales University.

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