New López Velarde partner sees name change

Mexican firm López Velarde Heftye Abogados has become López Velarde Heftye Abogados y Soria after appointing the commissioner of the Mexican government's federal telecommunications division Gerardo Soria as a name partner to the firm. Prior to his role as commissioner, Soria was a partner in the telecommunications and corporate finance department at Franck Galicia Duclaud y Robles. His clients there included Cable & Wireless, Teléfonos de México SA de CV, América Móvil SA de CV and CablevisióSA de CV.