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Competition Tools for Digital Markets in Mexico: Section 94 of the Economic Competition Federal Act

By Alejandra Palacios1 Digital markets share several economic characteristics that are manifested in isolation in traditional markets, but which come together in the digital environment:...

Steering in Payment Cards: Between Competition Enforcement and Competition Advocacy

By Andres Calderon1   For academics and practitioners of Competition Law, whenever one reads “Steering in payment cards,” Ohio v. American Express immediately comes to mind....

The OECD Regional Center for Competition in Latin America: First Steps and Future Perspectives for the Region

By Paulo Burnier da Silveira1   Introduction The OECD Regional Center of Competition (“RCC”) in Latin America is a joint venture between the Peruvian Competition Authority (“INDECOPI”)...

First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

By Alejandro Alterwain1 A new merger control regime entered into force in Uruguay on April 12, 2020. This article describes its main features and enforcement...

Competition Advocacy in Paraguay: CONACOM’s Pro-Competitive Recommendation for Transportation Hired Through Digital Apps

By Rolando Díaz Delgado & Fabrizio Boggino1 On January 14, 2021, Paraguay’s National Competition Commission (Comisión Nacional de la Competencia, “CONACOM”) published OPINION/RD N° 01/2021,...

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...

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