Marcelo den Toom is the partner in charge of the Competition/Antitrust and Foreign Trade departments and he is a member of the Corporate department.
His practice concentrates on the defense of merger transactions, acquisitions and joint ventures before the competition authorities, investigations into anti-competitive and anti-dumping practices, compliance, anticorruption rules, drafting and negotiating corporate acquisition contracts and related documents and advice on corporate and contractual matters.
Between 1998 and 1999, he worked as a foreign associate for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York) and Haynes & Boone (Houston). In 2000, he was admitted to the Bar of the state of New York.
As a specialist in competition law, he has frequently been recognized by publications such as Chambers, Legal500, Best Lawyers, Practical Law Company, Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists and Latin Lawyer.
Education and training
Universidad de Belgrano
University of Illinois
School of Law, Spring Semester 1992
University of Michigan
Universidad Torcuato di Tella
Specialization in Microeconomics, 2009
Band 1 (Competition/Antitrust)
Competition & Antitrust, 2022
Lexology - Client Choice
Professor of Commercial Companies at Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Professor of Competition Law in the Masters in Business Law at Universidad Austral and at Universidad Simón Bolívar.
Author of Competition Law in Argentina, Wolters Kluwer (2012-Present).
Author of the Chapter on Argentina of Antitrust Issues in International Intellectual Property Licensing Transactions (Section of Antitrust, American Bar Association, 2012/Present), Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control (2000-2015), Getting the Fine Down: Cartels (2001), International Mergers: the Antitrust Process (Sweet & Maxwell, 2001/Present) and Merger Control Worldwide and Anti-Cartel Enforcement (Cambridge University Press, 2004/Present and 2009/Present, respectively).
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