Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

Chile conditionally approves LATAM-Delta joint venture

Chile’s competition tribunal has greenlit a trans-American joint venture between Delta Air Lines and LATAM Airlines, conditioned on behavioural measures intended to prevent information exchange and potential price increases.

03 November 2021

Galicia promotes three in Mexico

Galicia Abogados has announced the promotion of two lawyers to partner and another to counsel, just days after the firm elected its new management.

26 October 2021

CADE calls for remedies in controversial car rental tie-up

Brazil’s competition enforcer has asked its internal tribunal to impose structural and behavioural remedies on a merger between the country's two largest rental car providers to prevent the combined company from oversaturating the market.

13 September 2021

Prieto adds two counsel

Chilean Latin Lawyer 250 firm Prieto has boosted its tax, regulatory and antitrust practices by promoting two lawyers to counsel.

10 September 2021

Argentina hits AB Inbev subsidiary with competition abuse fine

Argentina’s competition enforcer has fined an Anheuser-Busch Inbev subsidiary €1.3 million (US$1.5 million) as part of its first-ever decision to penalise exclusivity provisions created through the use of loyalty discounts.

09 September 2021

Levy & Salomão bolsters antitrust practice

Brazilian firm Levy & Salomão Advogados has strengthened its antitrust and compliance practices by promoting a lawyer to partner and hiring a practitioner from Latham & Watkins LLP.

07 September 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar promotes five to partner

Mexican Latin Lawyer Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has announced the promotion of five lawyers to partner, strengthening its competition, finance, M&A, labour and tax groups for 2022.

31 August 2021

Madrona hires five partners in Brazil

Latin Lawyer 250 firm Madrona Advogados has expanded its senior rank by nearly a third, hiring five partners across its corporate and M&A, competition, litigation and tax practices.

19 August 2021

Mattos Filho poaches ex-CADE adviser from VMCA

Latin Lawyer Elite firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has bolstered its antitrust department by hiring a former superintendent of Brazilian competition authority CADE from local firm VMCA Advogados.

09 August 2021

Muriel Advogados hires KLA lawyer as partner following split

Brazil’s Muriel Advogados, which recently rebranded as a disputes boutique following the departure of several former name partners, has hired a lawyer from Latin Lawyer 250 firm KLA Advogados as partner.

29 July 2021

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