Pablo Arancedo has practiced public and private sector law in Argentina for more than 30 years. He has been at the forefront of efforts to simplify laws and streamline regulations in the communications sector to promote facilities-based competition in Argentina.
As general counsel of the National Communications Commission (“NCC”), he worked on developing new interconnection regulations, universal service requirements, consumer protection standards, spectrum access provisions, and other regulations. He also led the NCC team managing the auction for 3G mobile licenses within Argentina.
Since 2000, Mr. Arancedo has been a partner in his own law firm representing the most important telecommunications companies in Argentina. In this capacity, he also works regularly on a consultancy basis with LMI Advisors. Among other things, he has been hired to contract with the administrator bank of the trust fund for universal service and entities facilitating mobile number portability.
He maintains a wide-ranging telecommunications practice and strong relationship with the Argentine telecommunications regulator, Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (“ENACOM”). Thus, he is able to facilitate partnering with private sector player and engagement with government representatives to further client needs.
Together with local engineering experts, Mr. Arancedo facilitates licensing and implementation of new communications systems as well as joint ventures with existing providers. He is also working to facilitate additional investment in the national and regional telecommunications markets.