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Adam Beach

Adam Beach


T +52 55 2623 0552
CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow, S.C.
Paseo de la Reforma 115
Piso 19
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
Mexico City
Languages English, Spanish

Adam is an Associate specialising in Technology, Media and Communications. He specialises in technology M&A transactions, including coordinating multijurisdictional projects, media regulation, data protection, e-commerce, cybersecurity, FinTech and other new technologies.

He advises a range of clients, from multinational companies to startups, focusing on helping technology and FinTech companies grow in a constantly-evolving regulatory environment. He was a panellist on the FinTech session at the inaugural English Law Week in Mexico City in 2018.

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Relevant experience

  • HP Inc. on its $1.05billion purchase of Samsung’s global printing business, including coordinating advice from over 45 jurisdictions.
  • Comcast on the media regulatory aspects of its bid for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox.
  • BBC Studies on the split of its joint venture with Discovery in relation to the JV’s UKTV channels.
  • Apollo Global Management on its bid for the spreads business of a leading consumer products conglomerate.
  • Holtzbrinck Publishing on its merger of the majority of its Macmillan Science and Education business with Springer Science + Business Media.
  • Orange Business Services on its data protection obligations in the UK and coordinating advice from over 50 other jurisdictions.
  • Several startups on their data protection compliance, commercial agreements and e-marketing arrangements.
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  • University of Birmingham, LLB. 2009-2012
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22 June 2020
The Lat­in Amer­ic­an Gen­er­al Coun­sel
The first CMS Gen­er­al Coun­sel re­port in the Lat­in Amer­ica re­gion ex­plores the de­vel­op­ment of the GC role and how the world in which GCs work im­pacts them
22 July 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to e-sig­na­tures in com­mer­cial con­tracts
This CMS Ex­pert Guide fo­cuses on com­mer­cial con­tracts where elec­tron­ic sig­na­tures are used. It in­cludes an over­view that com­pares the dif­fer­ent leg­al situ­ations and uses of e-sig­na­tures across each of the in­ter­na­tion­al jur­is­dic­tions.
15 April 2020
Com­mu­nic­a­tions as an es­sen­tial ser­vice dur­ing coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) con­fine­ment
On 24 March 2020, an of­fi­cial an­nounce­ment was pub­lished in the Fed­er­al Daily Gaz­ette out­lining the es­sen­tial ser­vices that are re­quired to re­main op­er­a­tion­al in Mex­ico. These in­clude tele­com pro­viders...
08 May 2020
Data Law Nav­ig­at­or | Over­view
Find here in­form­a­tion about data pro­tec­tion and cy­ber se­cur­ity laws in vari­ous coun­tries world­wide: Al­bania, Aus­tria, Bel­gi­um, Bos­nia and Herzegov­ina, Bul­garia, Croa­tia, Czech Re­pub­lic, France, Ger­many, Hong Kong, Hun­gary, Italy, Lux­em­bourg, Mex­ico, Monte
27 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to con­sequen­tial loss in the en­ergy sec­tor
Are you look­ing for in­form­a­tion on con­sequen­tial loss in the en­ergy sec­tor? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
27 January 2020
First au­thor­isa­tion is­sued un­der the Fintech Law
Back­ground Mex­ico’s Na­tion­al Bank­ing and Se­cur­it­ies Com­mis­sion (la “Com­isión Nacion­al Ban­caria y de Valores” or “CN­BV”) has gran­ted the first au­thor­isa­tion to op­er­ate as a fin­an­cial tech­no­logy...
August 2019
Pro­fes­sion­al es­ports is tax­ing
A look at LatAm
27 March 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to force ma­jeure
17 October 2019
Mex­ico launches CoDi, a new di­git­al pay­ment plat­form for fin­an­cial in­clu­sion
What is CoDi? The Mex­ic­an Cent­ral Bank, along with the Mex­ic­an Bankers As­so­ci­ation (ABM) and the Mex­ic­an As­so­ci­ation of Pop­u­lar Fin­an­cial So­ci­et­ies (AM­SOFIPO) launched the di­git­al pay­ment plat­form Cobro...
15 October 2019
Es­ports in Mex­ico: a grow­ing mar­ket with op­por­tun­ity for in­vest­ment
Earli­er this year, it was an­nounced that Mex­ico’s sport reg­u­lat­or, CON­ADE, had giv­en of­fi­cial ‘sport’ status to the Mex­ic­an Fed­er­a­tion of Es­ports and that the coun­try would be the first to host...
22 August 2019
Mex­ico: Sup­ple­ment­ary reg­u­la­tions to the FinTech law pub­lished
Fol­low­ing the pas­sage of Mex­ico’s Law to Reg­u­late Fin­an­cial Tech­no­logy In­sti­tu­tions (the “Fintech Law”) in March last year, the Na­tion­al Com­mis­sion for the Pro­tec­tion and De­fence of Fin­an­cial Ser­vices...
19 August 2019
Growth and in­vest­ment op­por­tun­it­ies in the tele­coms sec­tor in Mex­ico
Tele­coms Sec­tor Over­view Every year since 2010, the Mex­ic­an tele­coms sec­tor has out­paced GDP growth. Ac­cord­ing to the Fed­er­al Tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions In­sti­tute (IFT), Mex­ico’s broad­cast­ing and tele­coms reg­u­lat­or,...