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Mexico: Gov brings first criminal antitrust charges for bid rigging

 |  March 1, 2017

In an unprecedented action, this month the Investigation Bureau of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission has brought criminal prosecutions against individuals who allegedly participated in bid rigging activities in Mexico between 2009 and 2015. This is the first criminal action COFECE has brought and is a direct result of the revisions to Mexico’s competition laws in 2014, which enhanced COFECE’s enforcement powers.

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