Region: Argentina

Bruchou hires new competition practice head

Argentine firm Bruchou Fernández Madero & Lombardi has hired Gabriel Lozano, a former general counsel at global agribusiness company Syngenta in Latin America, to lead its competition practice.

24 July 2018

Argentinian authority finds music licences were overpriced

Argentina’s competition authority has called for a €1.3 million penalty on the country’s music copyright association for excessive pricing on the licences it granted hotels to play the copyrighted music.

19 July 2018

Argentina puts conditions on telecoms deal

Argentina’s competition authority has allowed a merger creating the country’s largest telecommunications company, but required the new company to transfer more than 140,000 broadband customers to a rival and limited its ability to bundle services.

02 July 2018

Argentina transforms competition regime

Argentina’s government has signed off on a new competition law, firing the starting gun on a new era of antitrust enforcement and merger control.

15 May 2018

An interview with Pablo Trevisan

Pablo Trevisan, a commissioner at Argentina’s National Commission for the Defence of Competition (CNDC), spoke with Charles McConnell in March about some of the agency’s major developments, goals and struggles in the run-up to elections. Priority one: get the new competition bill through Congress as soon as possible.

20 May 2017

Argentina moves to open up telecoms sector

Argentina’s president has issued a decree for increasing competition in the telecommunications sector, in the latest example of sweeping antitrust reforms in the jurisdiction.

10 January 2017

CADE approves Unipar/Solvay Indupa on balance of effects

Brazil’s competition enforcer last week approved chemical manufacturer Unipar’s acquisition of competitor Solvay Indupa, on the grounds that the tie-up’s procompetitive effects in one national market outweighed overlaps in three other markets.

03 January 2017

Argentina

Featured in GCR 100 - 17th Edition

09 December 2016

ABA and IBA comment on Argentine reforms

18 October 2016

IP transfers do not trigger merger filing, Argentine court rules

29 September 2016

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