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 […]

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 […]

CPI Talks: Interview with Esteban Greco, Head of the Argentinian Competition Authority

CPI Talks: Interview with Esteban Greco, Head of the Argentinian Competition Authority

By CPI – A new era of Argentinian competition enforcement is underway with a new head of agency, new staff and new policies. Mr. Greco tells us in this interview what challenges he has faced since taking office, the first steps he made, what are the Commission´s priorities and more. Do not miss the opportunity to learn more about […]

The development of private enforcement regarding damages actions in Chile

The development of private enforcement regarding damages actions in Chile

By Nicolás Lewin and Francisco Borquez The Chilean damages actions originated in competition infractions are emerging in Chile. Yet, there are some amendments and corrections that are needed for the perfection of the system. For instance, those related to the passing on defense and indirect purchasers.

JUL-14(1)

In this issue: With all eyes on the Americas for the World Cup (many congratulations to Brazil for such a successful job hosting), it’s a good time to take a quick survey of the latest antitrust happenings in Latin America. We start with a strong indication of just how seriously the region is taking the […]

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 […]

Ecuadorean Merger Control Regulation

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Diego Perez-Ordonez, Luis Marin Tobar, Jul 24, 2015 As of October 2011, Ecuador became a jurisdiction where merger control review and prior authorization is required prior to a change in control. The Organic Law for the Regulation and Control of Market Power (“the […]

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

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 […]

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