On November 22, 2017, the Chamber of Deputies approved the bill introducing a new Competition Law in Argentina (the “New Competition Law”). The bill will now go to the Senate for its approval, which may come as early as mid-December. The main changes that the New Competition Law contains are: Per se hard-core cartels –…

On August 30, 2016, the Argentine Antitrust Commission (“CNDC”) has opened a public consultation process for its draft bill reforming its competition law. The main characteristics of the draft bill include: Institutional framework • The creation of an independent agency, the National Competition Authority (the “ANC”), as a decentralized and independent agency within the sphere…

In a recent media appearance, the new President of the Argentine Antitrust Commission (CNDC) and the Trade Secretary, gave some insights into the current status of the local antitrust regime and announced the introduction of several changes and amendments: The CNDC will launch 11 market investigations with the objective of assessing their level of competition….