Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

Serrano Martínez and CMA merge in Colombia

Colombian Recommended firms Serrano Martínez and CMA – Correa Merino Agudelo have combined their operations, creating a firm of more than 50 lawyers based in Bogotá and Medellín.

02 November 2023

LACCA Approved 2024 is now live!

LACCA has published its latest Approved list, a directory of the region’s most popular private practice lawyers, as voted for by the Latin American in-house counsel community.

30 October 2023

Cuatrecasas establishes competition practice with FNE hire

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has recruited the head of mergers from local competition agency Fiscalía Nacional Económica (FNE) as partner and head of its new antitrust practice.

20 October 2023

DLA Piper nabs Mattos Filho’s New York office head

Amadeu Ribeiro – competition partner and head of Brazilian Elite firm Mattos Filho’s New York office – is set to join DLA Piper LLP.

25 September 2023

CADE imposes interim measures on private hospital association

An association of large hospitals in Brazil and its members cannot collectively negotiate prices for services and commercial conditions with health insurers, the country’s competition watchdog has said.

19 September 2023

Bofill Mir adds antitrust director from FNE

Bofill Mir Abogados has hired a lawyer from Chile’s National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) as director, strengthening its antitrust and economic regulation offering.

18 September 2023

Argentine enforcer questioned over closure of pivotal cartel probe

The head of Argentina’s antitrust authority must explain why the agency controversially decided to close one of its largest-ever cartel investigations, a member of the country’s opposition party has said.

12 September 2023

Two PPU partners launch new firm in Chile

Two partners from Elite firm Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) – including competition practice head Ignacio Larraín – have left to launch their own outfit, Vial Larraín Femenías.

06 September 2023

Chile probes LATAM’s new ticketing sales system

Chile’s antitrust watchdog has opened an investigation into several airlines, which includes probing whether a new ticketing system from South America’s largest flag carrier infringes competition rules.

05 September 2023

Navigating Competition Rules Throughout the Region

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Compliance - Fourth Edition

The different legal frameworks in many Latin American countries have experienced major reforms. It is therefore vital to implement an effective competition compliance programme that considers jurisdictional differences in order to meet the region’s rising standards.

25 July 2023

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