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Brazilian Competition Law and M&A: Key Elements to Bear in the Current Context of the Global Economy

By Amadeu Ribeiro, Marcio Soares & João Marcelo Lima (Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados)1   The level of antitrust scrutiny of M&A...

On the Colombian Antitrust Law and Why It Might Be One Step Ahead of the Antitrust Debate Between Neo-Brandeisians and the Chicago School of...

By Ismael Beltrán Prado (Colombian Competition Authority)1   While writing this short column, The Economist launched a new series of economics briefs, which will be dedicated...

Shall We Play in the Forest (While the Wolf is not Around)?

By Pablo Trevisán (Estudio Trevisan)1   I. Introduction Airports closed and turned into airplane graveyards overnight; travel restrictions; massive cancellation of flights; sporting events and shows were...

Excessive Pricing in the Wake of the Pandemic: A New Headache for the Argentine Competition Authority?

By Sebastian Ferreyra Romea (Ferreyra Romea Law Firm)1   I. Introduction The Argentine government has implemented price and supply controls over health-related and mass consumption products to...

The Independence of Colombia’s Competition Authority: Still a Pending Task

By Alfonso Miranda Londoño (Javeriana University Law School)1   1. Introduction On May 14, 2020, the Fifth Section of Colombia’s Council of State issued a ruling, by...

Proposal for the Publication of a Guide to Regulate “Dawn Raids” by the Colombian Competition Authority

By Juan David Gutiérrez (Avante Abogados)1   Plenty of water has run under the bridge since the Constitutional Court published its ruling in case C-165 of...

Antitrust Developments in Argentina

By Julián Peña & Federico Rossi (Allende & Brea)1   Antitrust enforcement in Argentina has been going through changes in recent times and has continued to...

The Ecuadorian Agency Announces a Fast-Track Merger Proceeding

By Mario Navarrete Serrano (Pérez Bustamante & Ponce)1   On April 20, 2020, the Ecuadorian competition agency (Superintendencia de Control del Poder de Mercado – SCPM)...

Competition Policy After COVID-19

By Ismael Beltrán Prado (Colombian Competition Authority)1   We are saturated with COVID-19 related news and articles. It is impossible not to think about how to...

COVID-19: The Mexican Antitrust Authority’s Perspective

View Post By Ana Paola Name Valdivia (Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez)1 After the declaration made by the Mexican Federal Government2 to...

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