Region: Mexico

Mexican boutique to close down when founding partner retires

Castañeda y Asociados is set to shut down after 28 years when its founder Gabriel Castañeda retires in June.

30 January 2023

Mexico faces another jurisdictional battle as agencies launch parallel probes into Apple

Mexico’s competition authority and the country’s telecommunications regulator have reportedly launched parallel abuse probes into Apple over its App Store policies, in what could spark another jurisdictional battle between the two agencies.

17 January 2023

Latin American platform joins App Store complainants

South America’s largest online marketplace has complained to the Brazilian and Mexican competition authorities that Apple imposes unlawful restrictions on digital retailers.

16 December 2022


Featured in GCR 100 2023

Mexico’s competition bar continues to advise clients on the full remit of antitrust matters despite facing an enforcer that was recently forced to suspend its decision-making due to a lack of quorum on its board of commissioners. 

12 December 2022

Mexico: Foreign direct investment regulations

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

The Mexican Foreign direct investment (FDI) regime has decisively leaned towards an open and flexible approach with few restrictions on foreign investors, falling outside global trends on restricting FDI due to national security or other concerns.

06 December 2022

Community round-up: White & Case, Slaughter and May strengthen ranks

White & Case has named new local partners in Dusseldorf and Mexico City, while Slaughter and May has promoted two antitrust lawyers to senior counsel and rehired a third in Europe.

01 December 2022

Mexico: Federal Economic Competition Commission

Featured in Americas Antitrust Review 2023

In recent years, Mexico's Federal Economic Competition Commission stood out for its important achievements in law enforcement and advocacy, but personnel challenges persist.

01 December 2022

Key Developments in Mexico

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

The Mexican Antitrust Authorities face different challenges related to the digital economy and its markets and will have to adapt to the dualism of traditional and new digital markets.

25 November 2022

Mexico breaks up bus cartel

Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission has fined 18 bus companies and 31 of their executives approximately €61 million for fixing prices and dividing the market in what is thought to be its highest ever cartel fine.

26 October 2022

Mexican market study finds competition restrictions in fuel market

Mexico’s competition authority has found a lack of effective competition in the distribution of liquefied petroleum gas to consumers in almost all local markets, paving the way for potential government price controls.

18 October 2022

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