Alejandro Mendiola Diaz is an antitrust specialist with 20 years of experience advising a range of companies in antitrust matters. He has advised clients involved in merger control clearances and investigations into abuse of dominance and cartels, and has acted as counsel in proceedings, in special proceedings, and as a legal consultant. He has also developed antitrust compliance programmes for numerous companies. Alejandro served on the legal team of the former Mexican Antitrust Commission, where his involvement in high-profile cases afforded him insight into the commission's perspective. He has been recognised as a leading antitrust practitioner by the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association. He has additional experience with corporate law, having represented foreign companies doing business in Mexico when choosing business structures, negotiating contracts, undergoing mergers and acquisitions, performing due diligence, and in trust and general corporate matters, as well as in anti-corruption matters, including investigations into FCPA violations and during anti-corruption consulting and training. The organisations of which Alejandro is a member include the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, the American Bar Association, and the International Chamber of Commerce. He also advises non-profit organisations and provides pro bono legal advice and consulting for the Mexican Ad Council, in his position as secretary. He is a social investment programme mentor and an elections panel member of New Ventures México. He currently serves as an antitrust professor in Universidad Anáhuac México's LLM in Corporate Law. He is fluent in English.