Emerging Enforcers 2018

Colombia’s Superintendence of Industry and Commerce

26 February 2018

Colombia’s Superintendence of Industry and Commerce Colombia’s competition law was revitalised in 2009 with key amendments, although it has been on the books since 1961 SIC chief Pablo Felipe Robledo del Castillo is a popular figure across Colombia The agency graduated into GCR’s Rating Enforcement in 2016, and currently enjoys a three-star rating Pablo Felipe Robledo del Castillo has more than 100 staff working on competition enforcement, and a budget of €11.4 million. In 2016, the agency challenged three of the 22 mergers that were subject to an in-depth review. Three deals it resolved with remedies, and it did not block any. It also had six ongoing abuse of dominance investigations that year, five of which were rolled over from 2015.