Relevant Cases in Mexico’s Jurisdiction for Economic Competition

By Adriana Campuzano

Among the first matters resolved by the Mexican Supreme Court over the interpretation and application of the law, was the laying down of foundations for the system. It was upheld, among other matters, that all verification and sanctioning procedures should be carried out at the administrative offices, meaning that (unlike other jurisdictions) they would not be subject to criminal or civil courts; that the interpretation of the law’s basic concepts would have to rely on Economic sciences, considering these concepts to have already been adequately defined by the discipline.