Latin America

Latin American enforcers commit to leniency principles

The competition authorities of Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Chile have signed a joint statement on shared principles that will guide the implementation of their leniency regimes – following recent controversy in the region about the confidentiality of submitted applications.

Car Wash fines were too lenient, CADE commissioner says

New Argentine authority expected next summer

Operation Car Wash fines handed down in Brazil

Brazil’s competition bar

The years of “file and forget” are a bygone era for Brazil’s antitrust lawyers, who face off against one of the best enforcers in the world in the Administrative Council for Economic Defence, and comprise a legion of accomplished and savvy competition specialists across a score of law firms. Charles McConnell sees how the firms stack up to each other three years after GCR’s last Brazil bar survey

Car Wash fines were too lenient, CADE commissioner says

A commissioner at Brazil’s competition authority has criticised the €206.7 million fines that her own agency levied on four members of a construction cartel earlier this month, for being too small and for failing to disincentivise illegal collusion.

Ecuador appoints new competition head

An Ecuadorian government body responsible for regulatory appointments has named Danilo Sylva Pazmiño as the head of the country’s competition authority.

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