JUL-14(1)

In this issue: With all eyes on the Americas for the World Cup (many congratulations to Brazil for such a successful job hosting), it’s a good time to take a quick survey of the latest antitrust happenings in Latin America. We start with a strong indication of just how seriously the region is taking the […]

The New Brazilian Competition Law – Two Years On

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Paulo Leonardo Casagrande, Jul 16, 2014 On May 29, 2012, Law n. 12,529/11—the New Brazilian Competition Law—entered into force, after being enacted as a result of more than seven years of discussions within the Brazilian National Congress. The New Law superseded the first […]

Essential Inputs and Antitrust Barriers in the Mexican Economic Competition Regime

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Victor Pavon-Villamayor, Jul 16, 2014 On July 7,  2014 the new Mexican Economic Competition Law came into force; this is legislation that replaces the antitrust law enacted in 1992 as one of the commitments made by the Mexican Government to sign the North […]

Comments on the New Mexican Competition Law

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Gerardo Calderon-Villegas, Jul 16, 2014 On July 7, 2014, a New Federal Economic Competition Law (the “New Mexican Antitrust Law”) came into force in Mexico. The New Mexican Antitrust Law maintains most of the concepts and provisions of the Mexican Antitrust Law in […]

Greater Cooperation Among Competition Agencies in Latin America

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Julian Pena, Jul 16, 2014 The past decade has shown an increasingly greater level of cooperation among competition agencies in Latin America. This increase in the level of interactivity among Latin American enforcers has played a key role in the fostering of competition […]

What’s the Role of Judicial Review in Latin American Countries?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Paulo Furquim de Azevedo, Jul 16, 2014 Competition authority decisions reviewed by sluggish courts—this is the fate of competition policy in several Latin American countries. Competition authorities in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico, among others, have made impressive progress in building technical capabilities, consolidating […]

A Decade of Significant Changes in Competition Policies in Chile

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Claudio Agostini, Manuel Willington, Jul 16, 2014 In the nineteenth century, John Stuart Mill stated that societies are economically successful when they have good economic institutions, and that it is these institutions that lead to prosperity. History has proved him right as both […]