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M&A and Non-Compete Clauses in Ecuadorian Competition Law and Practice
 |  Sep 14, 2022

By Luis Marin-Tobar & Daniela Irigoyen-Samaniego*   Ecuador has had a standing competition law since October 13, 2011, when the Organic Law for the Regulation and Control of Market Power…

Privacy Harms in Platform Mergers: Lessons from Brazil
 |  Jul 24, 2022

By Victor Oliveira Fernandes1   I. Introduction In recent years, several antitrust authorities have expressed more significant concerns about privacy degradation in digital markets.2 Influent commentators argue that antitrust and…

Collusion Fines in Mexico: Can Regulatory Changes Boost Deterrence?
 |  May 5, 2022

By Jacqueline Chacón1   Introduction Cartel formation is a surprisingly persistent economic practice around the world. The temptation to manipulate the conditions of the game in favor of a few…

Balancing Public and Private Enforcement: Developments in Argentina, Brazil, and the EU
 |  Mar 16, 2022

By David Fila1   The last two decades have seen extraordinary legislative efforts in the European Union (EU) and Latin America to strengthen both public and private enforcement of competition…

Brazilian Competition Policy in 2021: Year in Review
 |  Feb 14, 2022

By Ademir Antonio Pereira Jr., Yan Villela Vieira & Gabriel de Aguiar Tajra1   This article discusses the main aspects of Brazilian Competition Policy in 2021. We present a review…

Competition Law in Latin America Is Facing New Challenges
 |  Jan 9, 2022

By Julián Peña1   In recent years, the Latin America region has seen and will continue to see a process that has brought big changes. Competition law enforcement has not…

Chile’s Fintech Law Project – Advancements Towards Innovation, Competition and Financial Inclusion
 |  Nov 21, 2021

By Valentina Novoa1   The global financial architecture has changed. Indeed, the entry of new Fintech companies across the world has spurred the need for new regulation frameworks that can…

Algorithmic Collusion: Competition Implications and Anticompetitive Evidence in Brazil
 |  Oct 10, 2021

By Guilherme Mendes Resende1   Introduction The use of algorithms by companies is increasingly influencing business and the competitive environment. Pricing algorithms, for instance, enable companies to set prices promptly…

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