Emerging Enforcers 2018

Panama’s Authority of Consumer Protection and Competition Defence

26 February 2018

Panama’s Authority of Consumer Protection and Competition Defence The current agency was created in 2006, although its predecessor – the Commission on Free Competition and Consumer Affairs – was formed in 1996 Oscar García Cardoze is the agency’s general administrator, and was formerly Panama’s chief of cabinet at the Ministry of Commerce and Industries The specialised tribunal has imposed US$1.35 million in cartel fines Oscar García Cardoze