Emerging Enforcers 2018

Costa Rica’s Commission for Promoting Competition

26 February 2018

Costa Rica’s Commission for Promoting Competition The country enacted its first competition law in 1994 Amendments to the Competition Act in 2013 introduced a pre-merger notification regime and gave the enforcer the power to carry out dawn raids Another draft law is in the works that could provide the agency with further independence and pave the way for a leniency programme