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Privacy and Data Protection

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Competition Law

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Founding Partner

Founding partner of Bermúdez & Esguerra Abogados.


Carlos has advised companies and government entities in matters related with competition law, data protection, administrative law, constitutional law, economic regulation, and consumer law. His experience includes representing and advising in antitrust investigations, competition in public procurement, merger control, compliance programs, unfair competition, sectorial regulation (pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and telecommunications), supply chain contracts, consumer protection, and privacy and data protection.

Spanish and English


  • Universidad de los Andes
    Lawyer, 2010

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
    Postgraduate Degree in Competition Law,  2012

  • Universidad Externado de Colombia
    Postgraduate Degree in Administrative Law, 2014
    King's College Londres 
    LLM in Competition Law, 2016


  • Bermúdez & Esguerra
    Founding Partner, 2022

  • Avante Abogados 
    Founding Partner, 2019

  • Superintendencia De Industria y Comercio
    Investigations Team Leader – Elite Group against Public Procurement Collusions, 2017 – 2019

  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
    Trainee Consultant, 2016

  • Communications Regulation Commission (CRC)
    Advisor. 2012

  • Posse, Herrera & Ruiz:
    Senior Associate, 2010 – 2012, 2013- 2015

Academia and others

  • Pontificia Universidad
    Javeriana de Colombia

    Lecturer (undergraduate and graduate school)

  • ADEN International Business School
    Lecturer of Competition Law – Master in Compliance

  • Universidad Sergio Arboleda
    de Santa Marta

    Lecturer of Competition Law – LLM

  • Colombian Association
    of Data and Privacy (ADAPRI)

    Founder and Member of the Executive Committee 

  • Colombian Association
    of Competition Law (ACDC)

    President of the International Committee 

  • American Bar Association 
    Leadership Member of the Section of Antitrust (Young Lawyers Task Force)

  • International Competition Network
    Non-Governmental Advisor (NGA)


  • Colombian Association of Competition Law (ACDC)
    Chapter on agreements in Derecho de la Competencia. 2022

  • Colombian chapter for Competition Laws Outside the United States (“CLOUS”)
    American Bar Association (ABA) 2021

  • Getting The Deal Through
    Merger Control Colombia chapter. 2016

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