Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

Ex-Stocche Forbes and Pereira Neto partners open white-collar and antitrust firm

Two partners have left Stocche Forbes Advogados and Pereira Neto | Macedo Advogados to set up a firm focused on white-collar crime and antitrust law in São Paulo.

27 May 2020

Chile opens in-depth probe into EssilorLuxottica/GrandVision deal

Chile’s antitrust watchdog has launched an in-depth investigation into EssilorLuxottica’s proposed €7.1 billion (US$7.7 billion) acquisition of global eyecare retailer GrandVision.

15 May 2020

CADE approves Japanese paper buy in Brazil

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Japanese manufacturer Daio Paper and Japanese trading company Marubeni obtain antitrust clearance for their joint acquisition of Brazilian paper producer Santher.

05 May 2020

Ecuador adopts expedited merger protocol amid covid-19 woes

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Ecuador’s antitrust authority has adopted a fast-track merger notification procedure in response to the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated the country’s economy.

29 April 2020

Supreme Court nearly doubles Chile’s first hub-and-spoke fines

Chile’s Supreme Court has increased fines against three supermarket chains for fixing the price of chicken meat in the country’s first hub-and-spoke cartel-sanctioned case.

17 April 2020

LatAm competition enforcers concerned about covid-19 measures

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Antitrust enforcers across Latin America continue to ensure that competition remains in markets, despite economic and social regulations to stop the spread of covid-19 putting a third of the world’s population under lockdown.

06 April 2020

CADE investigates Bayer/Monsanto over soybean practices

Brazil’s competition authority is investigating Bayer and Monsanto over alleged anticompetitive behaviour in the soybean market. By Ciaran Willis

23 March 2020

TozziniFreire boosts partnership with four promotions

Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados has promoted four associates to partner, increasing its seniority in the litigation, restructuring, antitrust and corporate practices.

06 March 2020

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

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