Region: Mexico

Mexico fines Praxair €9.8 million for breaching commitments

Mexico’s antitrust authority has fined Praxair’s Mexican subsidiary €9.8 million for repeatedly failing to comply with commitments to restore competition in the markets for the bulk distribution of oxygen, nitrogen and liquid argon.

02 June 2021

Mexico send first SOs challenging hiring practices

Mexico’s antitrust authority has accused multiple unnamed defendants of colluding to restrict competition in the market for transferring professional football players, as part of its first investigation into anticompetitive hiring and wage-setting practices.

10 May 2021

Mexican enforcer asks Supreme Court to thwart energy bill

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog has filed a complaint to the Supreme Court opposing a government reform bill that aims to strengthen the state-owned electricity utility, claiming the proposed law would be bad for competition.

26 April 2021

Mexico issues chargesheet in “widest” ever cartel probe

Mexico's competition enforcer has accused 56 liquefied petroleum gas suppliers and 34 individuals of sharing markets and colluding on prices, in what it says is its largest-ever investigation.

18 March 2021

Mexican enforcer opposes “unjustified” energy reform bill

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog is calling on the country’s lawmakers to shoot down a bill aimed at strengthening the state-owned electricity utility, claiming the proposed law would grant the company unjustified competitive advantages.

17 February 2021

Mexican commissioner dies from covid-19

Local lawyers are mourning the loss of Gustavo Rodrigo Pérez Valdespín, a commissioner at Mexico’s antitrust watchdog, who passed away on 4 February after contracting coronavirus.

10 February 2021

Mexico issues reduced fines to bonds cartel

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog has reverted to the country’s previous maximum cartel fine cap in sanctioning seven global banks and 11 traders for conspiring to fix bond prices.

26 January 2021

Firms promote in Peru and Mexico

Peruvian boutique firm Bullard Falla Ezcurra + has made Lucía Villarán a partner in Lima, while Mexican firm Gonzalez Calvillo has promoted former enforcer Gabriel Gonzalez Aragon to counsel.

08 January 2021

Mexico

Featured in GCR 100 2021

With a consistently active antitrust authority, Mexico’s competition bar sees no shortage of merger work.

11 December 2020

Gonzalez Calvillo adds counsel in Mexico City

Former Creel Abogados partner Patricio Martínez has joined the antitrust practice at Gonzalez Calvillo in Mexico City.

07 December 2020

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