Acedo Santamarina located within the leading firms in Mexico

16 January 2017
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Chambers & Partners Latin America 2017.

Andrés Acedo Moreno, a founding partner, is a highly specialized team with the capacity to solve complex issues with honesty, trust and reliability. They have unbeatable experience in IT / T practice. They are involved in the most relevant cases of the sector. Providing advice on regulatory matters in IT / T. Experts in international business and telecommunications infrastructure.

They have advised several world class in their participation in procedures of acquisition of the federal government and during the last seven years they have participated actively in the Mexican Satellite System MEXSAT.

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    The Federal Institute of Telecommunications (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones – “IFT”) resolved the necessary technical conditions for the interconnection between concessionaires, and determined the interconnection rates that will be used in the face of disagreements that arise in this regard.

    The IFT resolved unanimously that the concessionaries must pay the Preponderant Economic Agent (Agente Ecconómico Preponderante – “AEP”) the following rates:

    • For termination in the mobile network of the AEP by the Local Service in users under the modality "caller pays": $0.028562 pesos per minute of interconnection.
    • For short message termination services (SMS) in mobile users: $0.007269 pesos per message.
    • For origination services of the Local Service in fixed users: $0.003092 pesos per minute of interconnection.
    • For transit services: $0.003809 pesos per minute.

    The interconnection rates that will be paid to concessionaires other than the AEP will be the following:

    • For termination in the mobile network of the AEP by the Local Service in users under the modality "caller pays": $112799 pesos per minute of interconnection.
    • For short message termination services (SMS) in mobile users: $017355 pesos per message.
    • For origination services of the Local Service in fixed users: $002836 pesos per minute of interconnection.
    • For transit services: $016082 pesos per minute.

    The resolution of the IFT will be published in the Federal Official Gazette (Diairio Oficial de la Federación – “DOF”) in the coming days, and will enter in force as of January 1st, 2017.

    With the previous resolution, the IFT exercised its authority to regulate asymmetrically the telecommunications service concessionaires in order to eliminate the barriers to free competition, and it complies with what was ordered at the ruling of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation in the case of the "Zero Rate" already analyzed.

  • Tarifas de Interconexión para servicios de telecomunicaciones móviles que regirán en 2018

    El Pleno del Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (“IFT”) resolvió las condiciones técnicas necesarias para la interconexión entre concesionarios, y determinó las tarifas de interconexión que utilizará ante los desacuerdos que al respecto se presenten.

     

    El Pleno del IFT resolvió por unanimidad que los concesionarios deberán pagar al Agente Económico Preponderante (“AEP”) las siguientes tarifas:

    • Por terminación en la red móvil del AEP por el Servicio Local en usuarios bajo la modalidad “el que llama paga”: $0.028562 pesos por minuto de interconexión.
    • Por servicios de terminación de mensajes cortos (SMS) en usuarios móviles: $0.007269 pesos por mensaje.
    • Por servicios de originación del Servicio Local en usuarios fijos: $0.003092 pesos por minuto de interconexión.
    • Por servicios de tránsito: $0.003809 pesos por minuto.

    Las tarifas de interconexión que se pagarán a concesionarios distintos al AEP serán las siguientes:

    • Por terminación en la red móvil por el Servicio Local en usuarios bajo la modalidad “el que llama paga”: $0.112799 pesos por minuto de interconexión.
    • Por servicios de terminación de mensajes cortos (SMS) en usuarios móviles: $0.017355 pesos por mensaje.
    • Por servicios de terminación del Servicio Local en usuarios fijos: $0.002836 pesos por minuto de interconexión.
    • Por servicios de terminación de mensajes cortos (SMS) en usuarios fijos será de $0.016082 pesos por mensaje.

    La resolución del Pleno del IFT será publicada en el Diario Oficial de la Federación (“DOF”) en los próximos días, y entrará en vigor a partir del 1 de enero de 2018.

    Con la anterior resolución, el IFT ejerció su autoridad para regular de manera asimétrica a los concesionarios de servicios de telecomunicaciones con el fin de eliminar las barrares a la libre concurrencia, y da cumplimiento a lo ordenado en la sentencia de la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación en el caso de la “Tarifa Cero” ya analizada.

  • Acedo Santamarina designs case for Tecnologico de Monterrey

    Tecnologico de Monterrey’s Law School asked Acedo Santamarina to design a case to be studied and solved by Law students as a requirement for graduation and as part of the university's innovation program.

    Practitioners from the civil and commercial litigation area of Acedo Santamarina designed the case based on disputes in which the firm's lawyers have successfully represented the interests of our clients, combining litigation, negotiation and other alternative dispute resolution processes.

    The students were evaluated by lawyers from our firm, government agencies and other well-known firms in Mexico City.

  • Acedo Santamarina has been recognized by The Legal 500

    acedo santamarina es reconocido por the legal 500

    For the top law firms for 2018

  • Acedo Santamarina has been recognized by The Legal 500

    The Legal 500 has published its research for the top law firms for 2018. Our firm has been recognized as a Band 1 leading firm in TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) practice area in Mexico. Likewise, our Partner Andrés Acedo Moreno has been recognized as a Band 1 leading lawyer in the TMT practice area, and our associate Juan Fernando Espinosa as a next generation lawyer in the TMT practice area.

    Also, our firm has been recognized as Band 6 leading firm in Tax practice area in Mexico.

    Some of the comments of the publication are the following:

    • Andrés Acedo Moreno, highly knowledgeable in telecoms matters, leads a five-strong team. The practice group has extensive experience advising both international and domestic telecoms companies as well as state bodies (such as the IFT) on transactional and regulatory telecoms matters.
    • Associate Juan Fernando Espinosa’s practice includes administrative and contentious administrative matters, particularly in relation to government bidding procedures and telecommunications projects, and also has extensive niche expertise in the satellite sector.
    • Rafael Tena Castro an expert in his field (Tax) who develops innovative solutions and ensures delivery within agreed timeframes, moreover, he grasps the importance to of the transactions.

    We are very honored to be recognized and we confirm our commitment with our clients in providing excellence in our legal services.

    http://www.legal500.com/c/mexico/tmt#table_2833

     

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