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 […]

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 […]

A Decade of Significant Changes in Competition Policies in Chile

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Claudio Agostini, Manuel Willington, Jul 16, 2014 In the nineteenth century, John Stuart Mill stated that societies are economically successful when they have good economic institutions, and that it is these institutions that lead to prosperity. History has proved him right as both […]

Lessons from the First Year of Competition Law in Ecuador

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Luis Marin Tobar, Feb 26, 2014 Ecuador’s commercial and legal culture is undergoing a process of self-reflection, analysis, and evolution following the enactment of the Organic Law on Market Power Regulation and Control in October of 2011. The Law provides the first domestic […]

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