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Competition Law and Policy in Latin America: Recent Developments

Competition Law and Policy in Latin America: Recent Developments

Edited by Paulo Burnier Da Silveira
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Overview

Competition Law and Policy in Latin America: Recent Developments analyzes new competition laws and reforms in Latin America and provides an overview of the interface between competition law and other public policies. The Latin American countries, both individually and as a community, are poised to become increasingly important in the international recognition and enforcement of competition law. Recent policy developments in this region are particularly instructive on cross-border mergers and international cartel investigations. Although this book’s focus is on Latin America, its in-depth exploration of areas such as information exchange among competition authorities, compliance, settlements and remedies are of great value and interest to competition lawyers and policymakers worldwide.

What’s in this book:

Including numerous recent cases and best practice indicators, the contributors – competition authority officials, practitioners, international experts, academics and economists – cover such topics and issues as the following:

  • antitrust compliance programs;
  • competition advocacy;
  • bid rigging in public procurement;
  • predatory pricing;
  • use of indirect evidence in investigations;
  • shareholders’ damages claims;
  • relation between antitrust and intellectual property; and
  • merger control.

There are country-specific chapters on particular developments in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico and Paraguay.

How this will help you:

This book discusses new trends of competition enforcement in Latin America and thereby helps practitioners become conversant in handling cases with an element of competition law involving Latin American countries. Highlighting the importance of international competition regulatory cooperation, this insightful book offers both practical guidance and food for thought to lawyers at national competition authorities, corporate counsel and other competition law practitioners and academics.

Publish Date 04/17/2017
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041160478
SKU 10057427-0001
Table of Contents

Editor and Contributors

Foreword António Gomes

Presentation Vinícius Marques de Carvalho

Part I Institutional Setups and Advocacy Efforts

CHAPTER 1 New Competition Policy in Mexico

Carlos Mena Labarthe

CHAPTER 2 New Competition Policy in Argentina

Julián Peña

CHAPTER 3 New Competition Policy in Paraguay

Cynthia Andino

CHAPTER 4 Antitrust Compliance Programs: The Brazilian Experience

Marcela Mattiuzzo

CHAPTER 5 The Dissemination of the Competition Culture in Brazil: The Role Played
by Civil Associations

Eduardo Caminati Anders & Guilherme Teno Castilho Missali

CHAPTER 6 Trends and Developments in Competition Advocacy in Latin America

Martha Martínez Licetti, Lucía Villarán & Tanja Goodwin

CHAPTER 7 Pro-competitive Regulatory Assessment in Latin America

Ania Thiemann, James Mancini & Rosana Aragón Plaza

Part II Enforcement Experiences: Anticompetitive Practices and Merger Control

CHAPTER 8 Bid Rigging in Public Procurement in Colombia: Evolution and Challenges

Germán Enrique Bacca Medina

CHAPTER 9 Predatory Pricing Policy for Latin American Emerging Economies

Pablo Márquez

CHAPTER 10 Bid Rigging in Ecuador

David A. Sperber

CHAPTER 11 The Case of Automotive Market in a Special Customs Area of Argentina

Alejandro Lucero & Fabián Pettigrew

CHAPTER 12 Exchanges of Information in Competition Law: The Chilean (Incipient) Experience

Javier Tapia & Vanessa Facuse

CHAPTER 13 Ten Years Fighting Cartels: The Case of El Salvador

Aldo Henrique Cáder Camilot

CHAPTER 14 The Use of Indirect Evidence in the Fight Against Cartels in Brazil

Paulo Burnier da Silveira & Pablo Reja Sánchez

CHAPTER 15 Shareholders' Damage Claims Against Company Directors for Antitrust Violations? The Japanese Experience and Possible Lessons to Brazil and Latin America

Amanda Athayde

CHAPTER 16 The Relation between Antitrust and Intellectual Property Law on CADE’s Case Law

Ana Frazão & Angelo Gamba Prata de Carvalho

CHAPTER 17 Merger Control in Mexico: Development and Outlook

Francisco Javier Núñez Melgoza

Part III International Cooperation

CHAPTER 18 Regional Coordination in Cartel Investigations: the Liquid Oxygen Case

Pierre Horna

CHAPTER 19 The Defense of Competition in Mercosur

Eugênia Cristina Nilsen Ribeiro Barza & Marcelo Cesar Guimarães

CHAPTER 20 Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for Competition Policy

Martha Martínez Licetti, Graciela Miralles Murciego & Guilherme de Aguiar Falco

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