Work Area: Competition & Antitrust

Creel García-Cuéllar promotes five to partner

Mexican Latin Lawyer Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has announced the promotion of five lawyers to partner, strengthening its competition, finance, M&A, labour and tax groups for 2022.

31 August 2021

Madrona hires five partners in Brazil

Latin Lawyer 250 firm Madrona Advogados has expanded its senior rank by nearly a third, hiring five partners across its corporate and M&A, competition, litigation and tax practices.

19 August 2021

Mattos Filho poaches ex-CADE adviser from VMCA

Latin Lawyer Elite firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has bolstered its antitrust department by hiring a former superintendent of Brazilian competition authority CADE from local firm VMCA Advogados.

09 August 2021

Muriel Advogados hires KLA lawyer as partner following split

Brazil’s Muriel Advogados, which recently rebranded as a disputes boutique following the departure of several former name partners, has hired a lawyer from Latin Lawyer 250 firm KLA Advogados as partner.

29 July 2021

PPU promotes two lawyers to director in Peru

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has strengthened its tax and competition practices by promoting two of its lawyers to director.

22 July 2021

Johnson Controls buys air conditioning company in Costa Rica

Multinational conglomerate Johnson Controls has hired three Aguilar Castillo Love offices to acquire Costa Rican heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) company Lucas Ingenieros.

06 July 2021

Bolsonaro appoints new CADE head

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has tapped the general superintendent of the national antitrust watchdog, Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo, to head the agency after the former chair’s four-year term ended last month.

05 July 2021

Brazil's CADE gets interim leader after president's tenure ends

Alexandre Barreto de Souza’s four-year term as the head of Brazil’s antitrust watchdog ended on Monday, with the government yet to announce a permanent replacement.

23 June 2021

Mexico fines Praxair for breaching competition commitments

Mexico’s antitrust authority has fined a subsidiary of local industrial gas provider Praxair US$12 million for repeatedly failing to comply with commitments to restore competition in the markets for the bulk distribution of oxygen, nitrogen and liquid argon.

15 June 2021

Lobo de Rizzo promotes three to partner in Brazil

Brazilian law firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has added firepower to its tax, M&A, compliance and antitrust groups by promoting three lawyers to its senior rank.

14 June 2021

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