Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

Mijares Angoitia promotes three in Mexico

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has promoted two associates to partner and another to of counsel to strengthen its corporate, competition and intellectual property practices in Mexico City.

27 February 2020

CADE takes action against gym labour unions in Rio

Brazil’s competition authority has opened a probe and put interim measures on gym unions in Rio de Janeiro, over an anticompetitive clause in the gyms’ agreement with union members. By Ciaran Willis

27 February 2020

Brazil rejects prosecutor’s appeal against Boeing-Embraer merger

Brazil’s competition tribunal has unconditionally cleared Boeing’s deal with Embraer, having found that the country’s public prosecutor lacks legal standing to appeal against deal decisions.

25 February 2020

Equinox-Leagold mining merger calls on Brazilian counsel

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Vancouver and Toronto and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Canadian gold miner Equinox merge with local counterpart Leagold, in a transaction worth US$584 million.

12 February 2020

Vouga promotes in Paraguay

Vouga Abogados has appointed a senior corporate associate to partner.

31 January 2020

Chile fines labs for bid-rigging IV fluid

Chile’s competition tribunal has fined Baxter and Sanderson Laboratories for rigging bids on public tenders for vials of saline – despite a lack of effects from the collusion.

17 January 2020

Pérez Alati promotes five

Argentina’s Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has appointed one lawyer to partner and another four to counsel.

15 January 2020

Chilean court overturns tissue cartel immunity

Chile’s Supreme Court for the first time has revoked a leniency applicant’s immunity, after finding the paper products maker coerced rivals to participate in a decade-long tissue cartel.

14 January 2020

Uber banned by Colombian competition authority

Colombia’s competition authority has banned Uber from operating its ride-hailing service in the country.

13 January 2020

Trench Rossi nabs antitrust partner from Stocche Forbes

Trench Rossi Watanabe has hired antitrust partner Paulo Casagrande from Stocche Forbes Advogados, strengthening the department after the high-profile departure of practice head Francisco Todorov last November.

13 January 2020

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