Due process and the reform of Colombia’s Competition Law Regime

May 2019 Due process and the reform of Colombia’s Competition Law Regime By Andrés Palacios Lleras 1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Judicial decisions make for excellent gossip On April 10, 2019, Colombia’s Constitutional Court announced a decision regarding due process and the administrative investigations (“Dawn Raids”) conducted by institutions […]

Can Antitrust Policy and Antitrust Authorities help to tackle Inequality?

Can Antitrust Policy and Antitrust Authorities help to tackle Inequality?

March 2019 Can Antitrust Policy and Antitrust Authorities help to tackle Inequality?  – Ismael Beltrán Prado[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article   Inequality causes social resentment and poses a potential risk to economic and social stability, because, among other things, it spreads apart societies. This social rupture can create social malfunctioning […]

¿Puede la Política de Competencia y las Autoridades Antimonopolio Ayudar a Enfrentar la Desigualdad?

¿Puede la Política de Competencia y las Autoridades Antimonopolio Ayudar a Enfrentar la Desigualdad?

Marzo 2019 ¿Puede la Política de Competencia y las Autoridades Antimonopolio Ayudar a Enfrentar la Desigualdad? Por: Ismael Beltrán Prado[1] Click aquí para leer el artículo versión PDF   La desigualdad causa resentimiento social y supone un riesgo potencial para la estabilidad económica y social, pues, entre otros efectos, perjudica la cohesión social. Esta ruptura  […]

The Charter of Paris: Renewing Latin American Authorities’ Commitment to Leniency Programs

The Charter of Paris: Renewing Latin American Authorities’ Commitment to Leniency Programs

January 2019 The Charter of Paris: Renewing Latin American Authorities’ Commitment to Leniency Programs By Carlos Mena-Labarthe Click here for a PDF version of the article Following a long delay, the most developed competition authorities in our región have reacted to the great scandals that have emerged all around the región regarding the use of […]

La Carta de París: Renovado compromiso de agencias latinoamericanas con los programas de clemencia

Enero 2019 La Carta de París: Renovado compromiso de agencias latinoamericanas con los programas de clemencia Por Carlos Mena-Labarthe Click aquí para leer el artículo versión PDF Después de mucho esperar, las agencias de competencia más avanzadas de la región reaccionan a los grandes escándalos que se han venido generando en torno a los programas de […]

“Change in control under Ecuadorean merger control regulation”

“Change in control under Ecuadorean merger control regulation”

By Diego Pérez Ordóñez and Luis Marín Tobar Ecuador is a jurisdiction with a strict merger control regime, with a short 8 calendar day filing deadline, restrictions on closing prior to obtaining regulatory clearance and severe economic and coercive penalties for gun-jumping. Local law, the Organic Law for the Regulation and Control of Market Power […]

A Call to Arms to Protect Latin American Leniency Programs

A Call to Arms to Protect Latin American Leniency Programs

July 2018 A Call to Arms to Protect Latin American Leniency Programs – Carlos Mena-Labarthe, Jaime Barahona, Vinicius Marques de Carvalho and Eduardo Frade1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   In a recent article published by Competition Policy International2, we commented on a monumental competition matter pending before a regional international […]

Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil

Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil

July 2018 Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil – Paulo Burnier da Silveira1 (CADE) Click here for a PDF version of the article   The Brazilian Competition Authority (CADE) has issued several guidelines in the past few years as an effort to promote competition enforcement in Brazil. The recent examples concern Compliance Programs, Leniency Agreements, […]

Argentina’s New Competition Law: The modernisation of the Argentinian competition law regime

Argentina’s New Competition Law: The modernisation of the Argentinian competition law regime

May 2018 Argentina’s New Competition Law: The modernisation of the Argentinian competition law regime – Federico Rossi1 (Allende & Brea) Click here for a PDF version of the article   On 15 May 2018, the President of Argentina enacted a new competition law[2] which entails a major overhaul of the competition law regime in Argentina. […]

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