Region: Mexico

Mexico: private practice perspective

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11 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

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

Mexico sanctions AT&T and Discovery for gun-jumping after jurisdictional spat

Mexico’s competition enforcer has fined AT&T and Warner Bros Discovery €2.6 million for failing to notify it of their separation of WarnerMedia's Mexican subsidiaries after the country’s telecoms regulator approved the underlying €42.8 billion tie-up last month.

09 September 2022

Community round-up: Firms promote in Mexico and Portugal

Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares da Silva & Associados and Baker McKenzie have each promoted an associate to partner in their respective offices in Lisbon and Mexico City.

08 July 2022

Community round-up: Osborne Clarke partner appointed General Court judge

EU member state government representatives have appointed Osborne Clarke competition partner Steven Verschuur as a judge at the EU’s General Court, while Baker McKenzie has promoted a special counsel to its partnership in Beijing.

04 July 2022

COFECE fails in complaint to top court challenging controversial energy bill

Mexico’s Supreme Court has dismissed a complaint by the country’s competition authority against a controversial new law that would give the main state-owned electricity company greater power over the national energy market.

22 April 2022

Mexico opens first-ever digital markets sector inquiry

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog has launched its first-ever sector inquiry into digital markets after successfully convincing a court that the national telecommunications regulator did not have the power to conduct a similar probe.

04 April 2022

COFECE hits international airport with €38 million fine

Mexico City’s international airport has been ordered to pay a €38 million abuse of dominance fine, after the country’s competition authority concluded it restricted a luxury bus company from providing transport services to travellers.

25 March 2022

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