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Attorney-Client Privilege in Competition Law Proceedings: Primed for Convergence? An Example from Mexico

By Russell Damtoft & Paul O’Brien (United States Federal Trade Commission)1 Attorney-client, or legal professional privilege, is a critical aspect of due process in competition...

New Approaches to Cartel Enforcement and Spillover Effects in Brazil: Exchange of Information, Hub and Spoke Agreements, Algorithms, and Anti-Poaching Agreements

By Eduardo Frade & Vinicius Marques de Carvalho (VMCA)1   Once upon a time, cartels were made in smoke-filled rooms and cartelists...

Stakeholders’ Role in Regulatory Outcome Evaluation: A Closer Look at Brazil’s RIA Guidelines

By Denis Guimaraes (AGPR)1 Introduction: RIA and ROE - ex ante and ex post Tools

Due process and The Reform of Colombia’s Competition Law Regime (II)

By Andrés Palacios Lleras In a previous column published here at CPI, I discussed a press release issued by Colombia's Constitutional Court regarding the constitutionality...

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 Judicial decisions make for excellent gossip On April 10,...

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 Inequality causes social resentment and poses a potential risk to...

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 Following a long delay, the most developed competition authorities...

“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...

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 In a...

Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil

July 2018 Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil – Paulo Burnier da Silveira1 (CADE) The Brazilian Competition Authority (CADE) has issued several guidelines in the past...

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