Region: Peru

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

Peru

Featured in GCR 100 2021

A year after the Peruvian competition bar made its GCR 100 debut, the country’s antitrust enforcer is preparing to add merger control to its toolkit.

11 December 2020

Ex-INDECOPI head and chief economist move to Garrigues in Peru

Garrigues has launched a new competition practice in Lima, after hiring the former head of Peru’s antitrust watchdog and its former chief economist.

09 December 2020

Peru gears up for new merger control regime

Peru’s government has begun a public consultation on a draft regulation clarifying how the competition watchdog will review deals under the country’s long-awaited new merger control regime.

13 August 2020

Peru appoints new competition head

Hania Pérez de Cuéllar has been appointed as head of Peru’s competition authority, after the previous president resigned in June due to personal reasons.

10 August 2020

Peru’s competition bar

Peru’s competition bar will make its GCR 100 debut in 2020 – an addition to the publication that at least one Peruvian lawyer says was overdue. While GCR has surveyed the bar occasionally in the past, a significant uptick in enforcement and the pending implementation of a full-fledged merger control regime have added Peru to the ranks of jurisdictions that should be on international companies’ and lawyers’ radar.

06 November 2019

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