Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

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

Mexican digital markets probe may spark jurisdictional fight

26 October 2020

Brazil's CADE settles with bank over alleged fintech app abuse

Bradesco, one of Brazil’s biggest banks, has agreed to pay a €3.6 million (US$4.2 million) fine and committed to sharing customer data with a financial technology app to end an abuse of dominance investigation.

20 October 2020

Winners of Latin Lawyer’s 2019 Deal of the Year Awards announced

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The winners in all 10 categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards are revealed here.

29 September 2020

Chile seeks first merger infringement fines under new regime

Chile’s antitrust enforcer has asked the country’s competition tribunal to fine the Walt Disney Company €3.5 million (US$4 million) for providing false information during a probe into its acquisition of 21st Century Fox and for breaching the remedies that were imposed.

28 September 2020

Deal of the Year 2019 winners announced online next week

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Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of its 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards on Tuesday 29 September.

21 September 2020

Laureate divests education assets in Latin America

US learning provider Laureate Education has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Jones Day in Washington, DC and Amsterdam, and Brazilian firms Veirano Advogados, Demarest Advogados and Campos Mello Advogados to sell its operations in Brazil for nearly 4 billion reais (US$724 million), following recent divestments in the US and Chile.

17 September 2020

Mexico probes digital ad market

Mexico’s competition watchdog has launched an abuse of dominance investigation into the digital advertising services market to determine whether market participants are complying with competition rules.

01 September 2020

América Móvil-Telefónica deal cleared in El Salvador

El Salvador’s competition enforcer has imposed fix-it-first and post-merger remedies on América Móvil’s purchase of Movistar from Telefónica, paving the way for a new market leader in the country’s telecoms market.

27 August 2020

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