BASHAM RINGE Y CORREA SC’s antitrust group is headed by Amilcar Peredo Rivera. He works alongside one partner and four associates. The firm now boasts two ex-COFECE associates: Carmina Paredes and Fernanda Garza. Garza previously held the position of deputy director at the competition authority. The firm is representing two clients in COFECE investigations as the agency probes the pharmaceutical industry and the market for Mexican-government issued bonds.
The team acted for BASF as it purchased Bayer’s divested vegetable seeds business, a remedy the enforcer required from Bayer to complete its acquisition of Monsanto. The firm advised both LyondellBasell and A Schulman in their tie-up of two plastic manufacturers. It represented Frutarom in its sale to International Flavours and Fragrances and Brazilian steel company Gerdau in completing the purchase of an additional 50% of Gerdau Corsa. The team helped Panasonic secure a 90% reduction in a fine issued for alleged gun jumping in a deal.
Basham, Ringe y Correa is a full service law firm with strong presence in Latin America. Basham established in Mexico in 1912, has more than 100 years of experience assisting clients in doing business throughout Mexico and abroad.
The firm’s clients include financial institutions, individuals, medium-sized companies and prominent international corporations, such as the The Coca-Cola Company, PPG Industries, Crown Group, Sanfer Group, Kia Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Wal Mart, America Movil, Herbalife, among others.
The firm’s large group of lawyers and support staff are committed to maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. In addition, Basham’s lawyers actively participate in worldwide associations, as well as in international transactions. This in turn improves the firm’s growing capacity to serve its clients by constantly adjusting to the dynamics of the global business environment for over a century.
The high level of specialization and development of each department of the firm, together with the coordination and support of the different practice areas, plus the in-depth knowledge of markets and economic trends provide the firm’s clients with innovative, practical and timely solutions with legal and business insight.