Brazil’s competition authority has initiated an assessment of state-controlled petroleum company Petrobras’ dominant position in the country’s oil refinery market, after an economic study found the company controls a 98% stake.
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.
Economist Luis de la Calle, a former negotiator for Mexico in bilateral and regional multilateral trade agreements, discusses the impact recent legislative reforms, as well as President Donald Trump’s push to rewrite NAFTA, have had on Mexican antitrust enforcement
Lulu Rumsey talks to Nicole Nehme, co-founder of Chilean firm FerradaNehme and winner of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award, about building a successful firm from scratch and why it is important for law firms to institutionalise
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Albright Stonebridge Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250