Organisation: Federal Economic Competition Commission (Mexico)

Mexico appoints new head

Andrea Marván Saltiel, a commissioner at Mexico’s antitrust enforcer, has become the agency’s new president after government hold-ups left it with an interim chief for 18 months.

21 March 2023

Mexico probes mobile telecoms market in two separate studies

Mexico’s telecommunications regulator has opened two market studies to assess how access to radio spectrum and the availability of distribution channels affects competition in the mobile telecoms sector.

17 March 2023

Record gun-jumping fine levied against HP in Mexico

Mexico’s competition enforcer has issued its highest-ever gun-jumping penalty, fining HP and Poly €3.1 million for closing their $3.3 billion merger despite the agency’s ongoing merger review.

02 March 2023

COFECE fills decision-making board

Mexico’s Senate has approved the appointments of two new commissioners at the country’s antitrust enforcer, fully staffing its adjudicative board after almost three years of vacancies that left the agency unable to issue decisions for most of last year.

06 February 2023

Mexico faces another jurisdictional battle as agencies launch parallel probes into Apple

Mexico’s competition authority and the country’s telecommunications regulator have reportedly launched parallel abuse probes into Apple over its App Store policies, in what could spark another jurisdictional battle between the two agencies.

17 January 2023

Merger filings down 40% in 2022, analysis finds

The US antitrust agencies received 40% fewer merger fillings last year in comparison to record-breaking figures from 2021, according to an analysis by White & Case.

04 January 2023

Latin American platform joins App Store complainants

South America’s largest online marketplace has complained to the Brazilian and Mexican competition authorities that Apple imposes unlawful restrictions on digital retailers.

16 December 2022

Mexico: Federal Economic Competition Commission

Featured in Americas Antitrust Review 2023

In recent years, Mexico's Federal Economic Competition Commission stood out for its important achievements in law enforcement and advocacy, but personnel challenges persist.

01 December 2022

Key Developments in Mexico

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

The Mexican Antitrust Authorities face different challenges related to the digital economy and its markets and will have to adapt to the dualism of traditional and new digital markets.

25 November 2022

Mexico: merger control

Featured in Americas Antitrust Review 2023

Merger control cases brought before Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute and Federal Economic Competition Commission are becoming increasingly complicated, resulting in several critical developments for potential filing parties to consider.

30 September 2022

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