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Eduardo Escalona

Partner / Chile
  • Practice areas / Energy, Mining and Natural Resources - TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications)
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner at PPU. His legal practice focuses on Energy and TMT (Technology Media and Telecommunications). Expert on economic regulation of public services, especially those concerning Energy, Telecommunications, Competition, Consumers, Data Protection and Education. Vast experience in project development, international tenders, bills, public policies and intricate public and private sector consultancies, as well as economic disputes in special jurisdictions, particularly those before the Electric Panel Experts, the Antitrust Court, the National Commission responsible for investigating the existence of distortions in the price of Imported Goods, High Courts of Justice and the Comptroller General of the Republic.

He provides accurate advice and is very dedicated, as well as being easy to reach Chambers & Partners 2019 - TMT
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Work experience

  • 2014 - 2017 Chief Conductor

    Centro de Despacho Económico de Carga del Sistema Interconectado del Norte Grande (CDEC-SING)

  • 2007 - 2011 Chief 2007 - 2011

    División Jurídica Ministerio de Economía, Fomento y Turismo

  • 2006 - 2007 Legal adviser

    Comisión Nacional de Energía

  • 2000 - 2007 Founding Partner

    Escalona, García y Rojas Cía. Ltda.

  • 2004 - 2006 Boss

    Programa de Defensa en Arbitrajes de Inversión Extranjera Ministerio de Economía, Fomento y Reconstrucción

  • 2001 - 2006 Legal adviser

    Servicios de utilidad pública, libre competencia y consumidores Ministerio de Economía, Fomento y Reconstrucción

  • 1997 - 1998 Attorney

    Puga y Ortiz Abogados

  • 2012 - 2016 Lawyer

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (antes Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner)

  • 2017 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Red Eléctrica de España Spain 2017

    Advising the Consortium of both, Red Eléctrica and Cobra Companies, in the international tender to award electricity transmission lines, which were tendered by the Independent System Operator.

  • Falabella Chile 2017

    Advising Falabella Group in the negotiation and implementation of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to supply 95 facilities within the country, as a free client.

  • Comisión Nacional de Energía Chile 2017

    International advising on the principles that are applicable to operational rules and recommendations on commercial and regulatory models, compatible with the legal and economic norms in Chile and Peru, which should be considered for the development of electrical interconnections between these two countries.

  • Metro S.A. Chile 2017

    Global advising for the development and implementation of a means of payment with provision of third-party funds.

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Publications

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Studies

  • 2004 Graduated Universidad de Chile “Derecho Administrativo: La Administración Contemporánea. Fundamentos Jurídicos y Económicos de la Regulación y la Competencia”

  • 2003 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

  • 2001 Graduated Universidad Diego Portales Reforma Procesal Penal, Juicio Oral y Litigación

  • 2004 Graduated Universidad de Chile “Derecho Administrativo: La Administración Contemporánea. Fundamentos Jurídicos y Económicos de la Regulación y la Competencia”

  • 2003 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

  • 2001 Graduated Universidad Diego Portales Reforma Procesal Penal, Juicio Oral y Litigación

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Memberships

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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2015

    Curso Recursos Naturales Energéticos, Diplomado Derecho Ambiental

    Teaching - Universidad Católica del Norte
  • Academic Activities - 2015

    Diplomado en Derecho Administrativo Económico

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities - 2014

    ¨Derecho de las Telecomunicaciones¨ en Diplomado ¨Derecho Administrativo y Recursos Naturales"

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities - 2009

    ¨Protección Constitucional de la Empresa¨ en Magíster de Derecho de la Empresa

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities - 2007

    ¨Derecho Económico¨, ¨Derecho de las Regulaciones Económicas¨y ¨Derecho Energético¨

    Teacher's aide - Universidad Diego Portales
  • Academic Activities - 2015

    Curso Recursos Naturales Energéticos, Diplomado Derecho Ambiental

    Teaching - Universidad Católica del Norte
  • Academic Activities - 2015

    Derecho Energético

    Teacher's aide - Universidad Finis Terrae
  • Academic Activities - 2015

    Derecho Económico

    Teacher's aide - Universidad Diego Portales
  • Academic Activities - 2009

    ¨Regulación Económica de Servicios de Utilidad Pública¨,¨Taller de Fusiones y Adquisiciones de Empresas¨

    Teaching - Universidad Alberto Hurtado
  • Academic Activities - 2007

    P"Arbitraje ante el CIADI¨ en Magister en Derecho de los Negocios

    Teaching - Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
  • Academic Activities - 2006

    ¨Arbitraje ante el CIADI¨en Magíster en Derecho Internacional

    Teaching - Universidad de Heidelberg y Universidad de Chile
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Expositor “APEC Training Program on Competition Policy” Bangkok , Tailandia 2002