Mexico Probes Monopolistic Practices In Digital Advertising Market

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog announced the initiation of investigation for possible relative monopolistic practices in the market for digital advertisement services and related services, consisting of tied purchases or sales and/or increasing the costs or hindering the production process or reducing the demand faced by other economic agents.

This investigation, identified under file number IO-003-2020 must not be understood as a prejudgment on the responsibility of any economic agent, as to this date, violations to the economic competition regulation have not been identified definitively, nor the subject or subjects who, if this is the case, would be considered as probable responsible at the end of the investigation.

The timeframe for this investigation is of up to 120 working days, starting on July 13, 2020, date when the investigation began, and can be extended for the same lapse up to four occasions.

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