The end of leniency programs in the Andean Region?

The end of leniency programs in the Andean Region?

By Carlos Mena-Labarthe, Jaime Barahona U, Vinicius Marques de Carvalho and Eduardo Frade1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   April 23, 2018 may mark the end of an era for leniency programs in the Andean region. Even more, the date may herald an insurmountable harm to the leniency programs of the […]

LATAM Merger Control: The Big Picture

LATAM Merger Control: The Big Picture

By Santiago Roca Arribas y Timothy Cornell Since 2011 most of the countries in the region have revised their merger control legislation and issued guidelines with the object of improving effectiveness and predictability.  In 2012, Brazil drastically modified its merger regime by establishing a mandatory premerger notification system, increasing the filing thresholds and restructuring the […]

Control de Concentraciones en AL: El Panorama Completo

Control de Concentraciones en AL: El Panorama Completo

Por Santiago Roca Arribas y Timothy Cornell Editado por Carlos Mena Labarthe Desde el año 2011 la mayoría de los países de ésta región han llevado a cabo revisiones a sus leyes de control de concentraciones empresariales, publicando lineamientos con el objetivo de mejorar la efectividad y ser más predecibles. En éste artículo los autores […]

State Aid and Tax Rulings

State Aid and Tax Rulings

April 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: State Aid and Tax Rulings By By Georgios Petropoulos (Bruegel)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   State aid is defined as an advantage in any form whatsoever conferred on a selective basis to undertakings by national public authorities. Therefore, subsidies […]

Introduction to the China-Korea IP & Competition Law Annual Reports

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Introduction to the China-Korea IP & Competition Law Annual Reports By MRLC Staff   The China-Korea IP & Competition Law Annual Report series (the “MRLC Annual Reports”) have been published by the China-Korea Market & Regulation Law Center (“MRLC”), co-founded by the ICR Law Center […]

CADE’s application of pecuniary penalties and punitive measures: the need of ascertaining its “state of rightness”

CADE’s application of pecuniary penalties and punitive measures: the need of ascertaining its “state of rightness”

March, 2018 CADE’s application of pecuniary penalties and punitive measures: the need of ascertaining its “state of rightness” – By María Gabriela C. Bacha, Edited by Carlos Mena Labarthe Click here to download the Full article   The application of a pecuniary penalty is the main mechanism that CADE (Brazil’s antitrust authority) has with which to punish companies […]

El CADE y su Uso de Penas Pecuniarias y Medidas Punitivas: La Necesidad de Determinar su “Estado de Corrección”

El CADE y su Uso de Penas Pecuniarias y Medidas Punitivas: La Necesidad de Determinar su “Estado de Corrección”

 Marzo 19, 2018 El CADE y su Uso de Penas Pecuniarias y Medidas Punitivas: La Necesidad de Determinar su “Estado de Corrección” – Descarga aquí el articulo completo La aplicación de penas pecuniarias es el mecanismo principal utilizado por el CADE (autoridad anti-monopolios brasileña) para amonestar a aquellas empresas que son declaradas culpables de incurrir en […]

The Chinese Vitamins Case: Who Decides Chinese Law?

The Chinese Vitamins Case: Who Decides Chinese Law?

March 2018 The Chinese Vitamins Case: Who Decides Chinese Law? By Daniel A. Crane1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   The U.S. Supreme Court is about to decide who decides what Chinese law is.2  The answer seems obvious:  the Chinese do!  Nonetheless, there is a serious possibility that the Court will […]

China, Export Cartels and Vitamin C: American Second?

China, Export Cartels and Vitamin C: American Second?

March 2018 China, Export Cartels and Vitamin C: American Second? By Eleanor M. Fox1 Click here for a PDF version of the article    Introduction The Supreme Court will soon decide an unusual price-fixing case:  In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation.2  It is unusual because the defendants – Chinese manufacturers – do not deny they […]

The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road?

The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road?

March 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road? By By Will Leslie (Linklaters)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The CJEU’s ruling on excessive pricing […]

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