Rating Enforcement 2018

Mexico's Federal Economic Competition Commission

01 October 2018

Aside from the reappointment of Alejandra Palacios Prieto to a second four-year term as chair, 2017 was in many ways a year of firsts for Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE). Since the legislative changes enacted in 2014, when lawmakers greatly expanded its powers, COFECE has made significant strides in launching more anti-cartel investigations and challenging more mergers incrementally each year.