Eduardo A Wiesner
Eduardo A Wiesner is a partner at Wiesner & Asociados Abogados, a small Colombian law firm that specialises in antitrust, cross- border litigation, white-collar defence and investigation, and legal compliance. Mr Wiesner has a broad practice focusing on competition law with extensive experience advising companies in various industries, including food and beverage, agrochemical, petrochemical, pharmaceuticals, the automotive sector, extractive industries and financial services. He has represented clients in a variety of antitrust, corporate governance, general litigation and compliance matters. In his antitrust practice he advises clients on the competition law aspects of mergers and acquisitions, international sales agreements, pricing agreements and cartel issues. Among the clients for which he regularly provides antitrust advice are Anheuser-Bush InBev, United Phosphorus Limited, Amcor and Distoyota. Regarding general legal matters, he is legal counsel to the Embassy of Japan in Colombia.Mr Wiesner’s antitrust advisory practice includes advice on the antitrust consequences of multiple types of business transactions, joint ventures, pricing, marketing, distributorship and contractual issues. Given that one of the members of the firm is a former Minister of Finance of Colombia and Director of the Western Hemisphere Department of the IMF, Mr Wiesner and his team frequently advise clients on the intersection between antitrust and economics and antitrust and intellectual property.Mr Wiesner received his JD from the Universidad de los Andes in 1990 and, with a full scholarship from the Inter-American Development Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, earned an LLM with a merit from the London School of Economics in 1992. He was a member of the Colombian team at the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in 1987 and has been a judge at that competition several times. A member of the ABA’s antitrust section, the International Bar Association and ASIL, he has written articles for the Inter-American Law Review and the ABA’s International Antitrust Bulletin.