A three-to-two merger between Brazil’s largest domestic glassware company and an international glass container manufacturer should be blocked due to the highly concentrated nature of the market and lack of rivals in Brazil, the investigative branch of Brazil’s competition enforcer has said.
Peru’s competition enforcer has fined a cartel of 16 liquefied petroleum gas companies in an ongoing probe of the country’s fuel sector.
Chile’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the competition tribunal’s 2016 ruling that a Telefonica subsidiary’s termination of thousands of mobile lines did not constitute an abuse of dominance.
In April 2017, Brazilian president Michel Temer appointed former ministry official Alexandre Barreto de Souza as president of Brazil's Administrative Council for Economic Defence. In an interview at the BRICS conference in Brazil in October 2017, Charles McConnell asked Souza about his first months at CADE and what the future might hold for the Brazilian enforcer.
Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defence needs to increase the predictability and reliability of its leniency programme, a former commissioner at the authority said yesterday. Charles McConnell in Campos do Jordão, Brazil
Brazil's president Michel Temer has surprised local practitioners by annulling the appointment of Amanda Athayde Linhares Martins as general superintendent of the country's competition authority, and replacing her with current commissioner Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo.
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