Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

Mexican boutique to close as founding partner retires

Mexican antitrust firm Castañeda y Asociados is set to shut down after 28 years when its founder Gabriel Castañeda retires in June.

01 February 2023

CADE is latest LatAm enforcer to probe Apple’s App Store policies

Brazil’s antitrust enforcer has opened an investigation into Apple’s App Store policies, two weeks after Mexico’s competition and telecommunications authorities reportedly launched parallel probes into the same allegedly unlawful restrictions.

24 January 2023

Bofill Mir appoints litigation head with FerradaNehme hire

Chile’s Bofill Mir Abogados has hired a partner from FerradaNehme as head of its litigation practice.

23 January 2023

Veirano poaches team from Mundie

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has incorporated five Mundie e Advogados lawyers as partners, strengthening its administrative, regulatory, competition and telecoms practices.

06 January 2023

Stocche Forbes announces seven new partners

Brazil's Stocche Forbes Advogados has strengthened several practice areas by promoting seven lawyers to partner, growing its partnership by a fifth.

22 December 2022

Payet Rey promotes four to partnership

Peruvian Elite firm Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has added firepower to its dispute resolution, environmental and competition practices by promoting four practitioners to its senior rank.

22 December 2022

MercadoLibre joins App Store complainants

South America’s largest online marketplace MercadoLibre has complained to the Brazilian and Mexican competition authorities that Apple imposes unlawful restrictions on digital retailers.

21 December 2022

Von Wobeser adds two partners and one counsel

Mexico’s Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has strengthened multiple practice areas by promoting two lawyers to partner and one to counsel.

16 December 2022

Carey veteran launches boutique firm

Carey’s competition practice founder Claudio Lizana has left the firm after more than three decades to open his own outfit in Santiago, taking with him several associates.

12 December 2022

Brazilian hospitals challenge CADE’s preliminary merger approval

Brazil’s competition authority is allowing nine hospitals to oppose an opinion by the agency’s investigative arm that provisionally blessed private hospital operator Rede D’Or’s proposed acquisition of health insurer SulAmérica.

06 December 2022

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