Region: Peru

Peru publishes first dawn raid guidelines

Peru’s competition authority has published a draft of its first guidelines on dawn raids, following the release of draft guidelines for procedures on compliance and rewards for whistleblowers.

05 November 2019

Peru publishes draft compliance and whistleblower guidelines

Peru’s competition authority has released new compliance and rewards draft guidelines, marking the first time a Latin American enforcer has adopted whistleblower guidelines.

25 September 2019

Peruvian authority faces structural overhaul

Peru’s parliament has suggested combining the independent investigative and sanctioning branches of its national competition authority, in response to allegations that cases take too long to resolve.

24 June 2019

Merger control bill nears finish line in Peru

Peru’s congress has passed legislation that would expand merger review to most industries – but plans to revisit the bill later this month after a last-minute amendment created some confusion.

07 May 2019

Peru considers first merger control bill

Peru’s congress is set to debate a proposed merger control law, which would introduce mandatory notification for the first time and allow the competition enforcer to impose fines for gun-jumping.

05 April 2019

Latin American enforcers commit to leniency principles

The competition authorities of Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Chile have signed a joint statement on shared principles that will guide the implementation of their leniency regimes – following recent controversy in the region about the confidentiality of submitted applications.

03 December 2018

Peru

30 October 2018

Peruvian government files price fixing complaint

Peru’s government has urged the country’s competition watchdog to examine alleged price fixing in the healthcare sector, but one lawyer has questioned the publicising of the complaint before the enforcer has had a chance to investigate.

22 October 2018

Peru will pay individual whistle-blowers

Peru’s competition authority has announced it will offer financial rewards to individual whistle-blowers where the information leads to the successful detection and punishment of a cartel.

12 September 2018

Peru holds off on revising fine caps

Peru’s legislature has paused its consideration of changes to maximum antitrust fines, after the competition authority and members of Congress expressed concerns about limiting the basis for fines to sales in the affected market rather than total revenues.

28 June 2018

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