Region: Mexico

Two enforcers will review AT&T/Time Warner merger, Mexican court rules

A specialised court has given both of Mexico’s competition enforcers power to review the AT&T/Time Warner deal.

09 March 2017

German company pleads guilty to US auto parts charges

Kiekert has agreed to pay a $6.1 million (€5.8 million) fine for fixing the price of side-door latches and latch minimodules, opening a new front in the US Department of Justice’s international auto parts cartel investigation.

07 March 2017

Mexico investigates alleged tortilla collusion

Mexico’s Federal Commission for Economic Competition has started a preliminary investigation of suspected tortilla price manipulation in the state of San Luis Potosí.

02 March 2017

Mexico pursues first criminal action against cartelists

For the first time, Mexico’s Federal Commission for Economic Competition yesterday referred for prosecution individuals who allegedly violated the country’s competition law, as part of the competition authority’s investigation of collusion in public health tenders.

16 February 2017

COFECE finds evidence of anticompetitive practices in two markets

Mexico’s competition watchdog has found evidence of anticompetitive practices in the market for medical latex products and the market for industrial oxygen, it said yesterday.

03 February 2017

Mexico fines Soriana for delays in submitting documents

Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) fined retail chain Soriana 2.4 million pesos (€104,000) yesterday for missing a deadline to submit documents required as part of the conditions of a deal between Soriana and competitor Controladora Comercial Mexicana.

17 January 2017


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12 December 2016

COFECE: open the door to taxi services

Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission says the regulatory framework should change to allow for increased market access for taxi services operating at airports, after the enforcer fined Mexico City’s international airport in September for blocking new entrants.

21 November 2016

Mexico issues maximum fines against ferry companies

15 November 2016

Head of Mexican enforcer says it gains from cooperation with US

07 November 2016

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