Latin America

China and Mexico clear ChemChina/Syngenta

Mexico’s competition authority yesterday required Syngenta to divest five products to have its deal with ChemChina approved, while China’s Ministry of Commerce unconditionally cleared the state-owned company’s acquisition of the Swiss agrichemical rival today.

Fines follow first leniency agreement in Peru

Brazil requires divestiture in cartel settlement

Latin American competition enforcers announce new strategic alliance

Turf wars: the threat of stand-offs between Mexico’s competition enforcers

When overhauling the country’s antitrust enforcement in 2013, the Mexican legislature made the unusual decision to take away the competition agency’s jurisdiction over the telecommunications sector – a move that many Mexican competition lawyers still question and criticise, but enforcers praise. Alex Wilts reports.

Latin American competition enforcers announce new strategic alliance

The chief prosecutor at Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) yesterday announced a new strategic alliance among the antitrust enforcers in his country, Argentina, Chile and Brazil. Charles McConnell at the ABA Spring Meeting

Benites Forno & Ugaz partner forms Peruvian boutique

Gustavo Rodríguez has departed Benites Forno & Ugaz (BFU) to form a new boutique in Lima, which will specialise in competition law and intellectual property.

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