JUN-11(1)

In this issue: In April, the Mexican CFC (Competition Commission) celebrated its first official competition day focusing on issues of guidance and transparency. In honor of that occasion, we are presenting our first bilingual issue. Three of these papers (in English) are from “foreign” experts. Professors Richard Schmalensee and David Evans, along with OFT Chairman […]

JULY-10(1)

In this issue: Our Latin American issue is presented by Danny Sokol who, with Eleanor Fox, recently published Latin American Competition Law and Policy. In Argentina, Julián Peña takes a hard look at the increased judicialization of antitrust. Moving to Brazil,  Ana Paula Martinez, director of the SDE, provides a historical context for cartel enforcement […]

The Need for Compliance & Ethics in Latin America

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Javier Tapia, Jun 30, 2015 A breath of fresh air is coming to Latin America competition law and policy. Compliance seems to be booming—at last! In 2015 alone there have been at least three international conferences, held in different countries, with long sections […]

Greater Cooperation Among Competition Agencies in Latin America (2)

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Julian Pena, Dec 31, 2014 The past decade has shown an increasingly greater level of cooperation among competition agencies in Latin America. This increase in the level of interactivity among Latin American enforcers has played a key role in the fostering of competition […]

Integrating Regulatory and Antitrust Powers: Does It Work? Case Studies from Spain and Mexico

Elisa Mariscal, Sep 11, 2014 There are a wide variety of possible structures for regulatory regimes in countries. This article focuses on the analysis of multi-purpose regulators that combine regulatory and antitrust powers, such as the Mexican IFT and Cofece, as well as the Spanish CNMC. We focus on institutional design, review the existing literature […]

CRCAL’s New Guideline on Barriers to Entry

Sep 04, 2014 CRCAL’s New Guideline on Barriers to Entry – Paolo Buccirossi (Director and Founder, Lear) Click here for a PDF version of the article The competitive assessment of mergers and firms’ conducts requires an understanding of whether the threat or the actual entry of new competitors in the market is likely to limit […]

Essential Inputs and Antitrust Barriers in the Mexican Economic Competition Regime

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Victor Pavon-Villamayor, Jul 16, 2014 On July 7,  2014 the new Mexican Economic Competition Law came into force; this is legislation that replaces the antitrust law enacted in 1992 as one of the commitments made by the Mexican Government to sign the North […]

Comments on the New Mexican Competition Law

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Gerardo Calderon-Villegas, Jul 16, 2014 On July 7, 2014, a New Federal Economic Competition Law (the “New Mexican Antitrust Law”) came into force in Mexico. The New Mexican Antitrust Law maintains most of the concepts and provisions of the Mexican Antitrust Law in […]

Greater Cooperation Among Competition Agencies in Latin America

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Julian Pena, Jul 16, 2014 The past decade has shown an increasingly greater level of cooperation among competition agencies in Latin America. This increase in the level of interactivity among Latin American enforcers has played a key role in the fostering of competition […]

What’s the Role of Judicial Review in Latin American Countries?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Paulo Furquim de Azevedo, Jul 16, 2014 Competition authority decisions reviewed by sluggish courts—this is the fate of competition policy in several Latin American countries. Competition authorities in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico, among others, have made impressive progress in building technical capabilities, consolidating […]