Chile: Enersis y Endesa avanzan en reorganización

ENDESA, la principal generadora de energía eléctrica de Chile y su socio comercial Enersis, parte de la multinacional italiana Enel, han designado al quipo...

Argentina: YPF buscando quedarse con activos de Petrobras, preocupa a distribuidores

Tras anuncios en meses recientes de la venta de su filial y todos sus activos en el país, Petrobras Argentina será vendida al mejor...

Competition Buzz: Bring In the Whistleblowers and Pay Them—The Next Logical...

By Gordon Schnell  A surge of recent antitrust cases involving Internet-based industries around the world, including in Latin America, present special challenges for authorities, as...

Spain: Ban on TPOs in Spanish League “will harm consumers”

Spain’s National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC) has released a report on the recent proposal to ban trust funds from holding future rights to...

Spain: CNMC confirms travel agencies’ failure to comply with sanctions

Spanish regulators have admonished travel agencies Halcón Viajes and Viajes Barceló for failing to comply with the sanctions imposed on them and 2 others...

Costa Rica: Ministry names new Head of Competition commission

Attorney Errol Solis Mata has been named as Director of Costa Rica’s Competition Directorate. The announcement by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce...

Colombia: New incentives for antitrust whistleblowers

A new bill presented to Colombia’s congress will seek to deter anticompetitive practices by strengthening the current investigative and retribution capabilities of regulators. Among...

Peru: Authorities wish to reveal names of companies guilty of price-fixing...

Peru’s consumer protection authority, OPECU, has called on the Energy and Mining Investment Supervisory Organism (OSINERGMIN) to release the names of over 40 gas-bottling...

Region: LAN and TAM, after merger, sill operate separately

The leading executives of LaTam group, which has brought together South American airlines LAN and TAM, have confirmed their intentions to an eventual merger...

Chile: Prosecutors to seek retrial of drug store executives in price-fixing...

Chilean prosecutors have introduced a motion to nullify the results of the trial, which acquitted 10 executives working for the country’s three main drug...

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