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Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Argentina and Competition Policy

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

As reported by the Global Competition Review and sister publication Latin Lawyer, the current administration in Argentina has proposed to include "macro-economic" factors in antitrust analysis.  This is code for an approach that would include political economy considerations into antitrust analysis and move Argentina away from an economics based consumer welfare approach.  This would be a terrible development as it would lead to greater unpredictability and false prosecutions based on a political agenda.

On the topic of Argetine antitrust, there is an upcoming conference worth attending.

SEMINARIO

“CONDICIONAMIENTOS A LAS CONCENTRACIONES ECONÓMICAS”

Martes 17 de Julio de 2007


Programa

8:30 - 9:00 Acreditación. Universidad Austral, Garay 125, 4° piso, Aula 400.

9:00 - 10.45 Panel 1: Conveniencia de establecer parámetros generales en materia de condicionamientos a las concentraciones económicas.

Panelistas:
- Luis Barry, PAGBAM
- Mauricio Butera, vocal de la CNDC.
- Bernardo Cassagne, Estudio Beccar Varela
- Germán Coloma, Universidad del CEMA
- Humberto Guardia Mendonça, vocal de la CNDC
- Santiago Urbiztondo, FIEL
Moderador: Julián Peña, Allende & Brea

10:45 - 11:15 Café.

11:15 - 13:00 Panel 2: Efectos suspensivos o resolutorios de los condicionamientos a las operaciones de concentración económica.

Panelistas:
- Miguel del Pino, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal
- Marcelo den Toom, M&M Bomchil
- Ismael Malis, ex Presidente de la CNDC
- Graciela Medina, Presidenta de la Cámara de Apelaciones en lo Civil y Comercial Federal
- Julián Peña, Allende & Brea.
- Diego Povolo, vocal de la CNDC
Moderador: Humberto Guardia Mendonça, vocal de la CNDC

Informes e inscripción: Contactarse con Julián Peña (4318-9907, jp@allendebrea.com.ar) o Humberto Guardia Mendonça (4349-4097, hmendo@mecon.gov.ar). Cupos limitados.

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