Region: Peru

Peruvian tribunal confirms abuse fine on energy supplier

Peru’s Competition Tribunal has affirmed a €1.1 million penalty imposed on Sociedad Eléctrica del Sur Oeste, ruling that the country’s competition authority properly defined the relevant market when it found the energy supplier abused its dominance.

16 August 2022

Peru fines supermarkets for fixing turkey prices over Christmas

Peru’s competition authority has fined four supermarkets and a poultry supplier a combined €4.25 million, after they colluded to fix the price of whole turkeys sold over the Christmas period for seven years.

27 April 2022

Firms promote in the Americas

Blake Cassels & Graydon has promoted three antitrust and foreign investment lawyers to its partnership in Canada, while Bullard Falla Ezcurra+ has named Andrea Cadenas as a partner in Lima.

17 February 2022

Peru probes construction companies over no-poach agreements

Peru’s competition authority has launched an investigation into six construction companies after they allegedly agreed not to hire each other’s employees, marking what appears to be the agency’s first-ever probe into alleged no-poach agreements.

14 February 2022

Peru

Featured in GCR 100 2022

Viva la merger control. Peru's National Institute for the Defence of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property, known as Indecopi, now has a fully fledged merger control regime, which will feed a whole new pipeline of work for local antitrust lawyers.

10 December 2021

Peru imposes largest-ever fine on construction cartel

Peru’s antitrust enforcer has fined 33 construction companies and 26 of their executives over €608 million for rigging bids on 112 tenders for public road projects.

24 November 2021

Peru clarifies approach to collective damages claims

Peru’s competition authority has published new guidance clarifying when it will pursue damages claims for classes of consumers who have been harmed by anticompetitive conduct.

03 June 2021

Peru sanctions textbook cartel

Peru’s competition enforcer has hit several printing companies and their former employees with nearly €5.8 million in fines after finding they allocated the market for textbook printing services and rigged bids for supply contracts tendered by the Ministry of Education.

18 May 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

Peruvian lawmakers vote through final merger control law

Peru’s legislative branch has signed off on the country’s long-awaited new merger control regime, providing the final stamp of approval needed for the law to come into force.

05 January 2021

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