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Thursday, November 22, 2007

Competition Laws in Latin America and Caribbean: History, Enforcement and Amendments

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Juan David Gutierrez of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia provides an excellent resource with his paper Competition Laws in Latin America and Caribbean: History, Enforcement and Amendments.

ABSTRACT: The objective of the document, written in Spanish, is to present the current competition laws in Latin America and Caribbean. Recent reforms and bills that are discussed by several Congresses of the region are also referenced. The legal background of competition laws in Latin America and Caribbean is divided in three periods of time, taking into account their issuance and effective enforcement. Due to a detailed reference to the web pages of the competition authorities, this document constitutes a guide for a first hand approach to competition law in seventeen countries of Latin America and Caribbean; likewise, the references to the legislative's web pages permit the monitoring of the amendments or the new bills that are discussed in the each national congress.

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