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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...

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...

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