“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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America

Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America

September 5, 2017 Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America – By Luis Marin-Tobar[1] Click here to download the Full article The past few years have shown a growing trend for the regionalization of competition cases, particularly those relating to the cartels whose exposure and, mainly, whose […]

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