Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

PPU helps shipping companies set up blockchain network in Chile

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped a group of nine international shipping companies launch a blockchain-based online platform for maritime logistics services.

24 November 2020

Despegar acquires Best Day after price-slash

12 November 2020

Walmart Chile sued for abusive contractual terms

A food suppliers association, which includes Coca Cola, Nestlé and Unilever, has sued Walmart Chile for allegedly abusing its dominance in the food retail market by imposing unfair contract conditions on suppliers.

11 November 2020

PPU helps Uber defeat unfair competition claim in Peru

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped Uber win a landmark case before Peru’s competition authority INDECOPI, which argued that the company is not defined as a taxi service and does not compete with local taxi companies, allowing the US transport giant to continue its services.

09 November 2020

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

Featured in 14th Annual Awards

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

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