Region: Latin America & Caribbean

Chilean tribunal confirms first fines under new regime against already completed deal

Chile’s competition tribunal has confirmed a settlement between the country’s antitrust watchdog and a shipping company, marking the first time the authority has successfully challenged a completed deal that wasn't notified.

11 October 2022

Mexico: private practice perspective

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11 October 2022

CADE fines road repair cartel member

Brazil's competition authority has fined a vehicle rental business €3.3 million for rigging bids to rent equipment and vehicles for the conservation and improvement of rural roads in the state of Paraná.

06 October 2022

Mexico: merger control

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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

Mexico: overview

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Amendments to existing legislation and the implementation of new specific regulations have resulted in a stronger Mexican competition authority with a growing level of expertise that allows it to solve increasingly complex cases.

30 September 2022

CADE limits beer exclusivity during World Cup

Following allegations from Heineken that Ambev paid merchants not to sell rival beers, Brazil’s competition authority has forbidden the brewer from signing any new exclusivity contracts until after the FIFA World Cup.

27 September 2022

CADE agrees settlements in sprawling HR information exchange probe

Brazil’s competition authority has signed settlement agreements with six healthcare companies and 35 individuals after they agreed to pay a total of €6.7 million for participating in an expansive cartel that allegedly exchanged sensitive information related to hiring practices and employee salaries.

26 September 2022

Argentina seeks remedies in Discovery/WarnerMedia

Argentina’s competition authority has called for remedies in Discovery’s already-completed $43 billion acquisition of WarnerMedia, while issuing an injunction that requires the companies to keep their businesses separate until its competition concerns have been resolved.

16 September 2022

CADE president criticises regulatory landscape

High market shares and increased market concentration do not necessarily lead to less competition or episodes of abusive conduct, the president of Brazil’s competition authority has said while cautioning against unnecessary sector regulation.

16 September 2022

Former Mexican telecoms chief accuses Apple and Google of leveraging market power

The former head of Mexico’s predecessor telecommunications authority has filed a complaint against Apple and Google with the country’s current regulator after the national antitrust enforcer rejected his same allegations.

12 September 2022

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