Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

Chile seeks penalties for forest fire aircraft collusion

Chile’s antitrust watchdog has asked the country’s competition tribunal to fine two companies for fixing the price of aircrafts used to fight forest fires.

04 December 2020

Ecuador adopts two-phase merger review process

Ecuador’s antitrust watchdog has adopted a new merger control procedure that gives it 25 days to determine whether a deal qualifies for expedited approval or an in-depth review.

24 November 2020

PPU helps shipping companies set up blockchain network in Chile

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped a group of nine international shipping companies launch a blockchain-based online platform for maritime logistics services.

24 November 2020

Despegar acquires Best Day after price-slash

12 November 2020

Walmart Chile sued for abusive contractual terms

A food suppliers association, which includes Coca Cola, Nestlé and Unilever, has sued Walmart Chile for allegedly abusing its dominance in the food retail market by imposing unfair contract conditions on suppliers.

11 November 2020

PPU helps Uber defeat unfair competition claim in Peru

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped Uber win a landmark case before Peru’s competition authority INDECOPI, which argued that the company is not defined as a taxi service and does not compete with local taxi companies, allowing the US transport giant to continue its services.

09 November 2020

Brazilian boutique hires former AB InBev disputes and compliance head

Brazilian disputes boutique Marchini Botelho Caselta Advogados has hired a former chief compliance officer and litigation head of drinks giant Anheuser-Busch InBev to lead its arbitration and compliance groups.

30 October 2020

DLA Piper adds antitrust firepower in Chile

DLA Piper (Chile) has strengthened its antitrust offering by hiring a lawyer from the National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) as counsel.

28 October 2020

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