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Competition Law and Policy in Latin America

Edited by: Eleanor Sokol Daniel Fox

ISBN13: 9781841138824
Published: August 2009
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £100.00

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This book offers an unparalleled analysis of the emerging law and economics of competition policy in Latin America. Nearly all Latin American countries now have competition laws and agencies to enforce them. Yet, these laws and agencies are relatively young. The relative youth of Latin American competition agencies and the institutional and political environment in which they operate limit the ability of agencies to effectively address anti-competitive conduct.

Competition policy is a tool to overcome anti-market traditions in Latin America. Effective competition policy is critical to assisting in the growth of Latin American economies, their global competitiveness, and improving the welfare of domestic consumers. This book provides new region specific insights on how to better achieve these aims.

This authoritative volume will be of particular interest to competition agencies, academics in law, economics and Latin American Studies, practitioners around the world in the areas of antitrust and competition policy, policymakers, and journalists.

Competition Law, Latin America
Chapter I. Introduction
Eleanor M Fox and D Daniel Sokol
Chapter II. The Development of Human Capital in Latin American Competition Policy
D Daniel Sokol
Chapter III. The Recent Development of the Brazilian Competition Policy System
Elizabeth MMQ Farina and Patricia Agra Araújo
Chapter IV. Mexican Competition Policy
Marcos Avalos Bracho
Chapter V. The Argentine Competition Law and its Enforcement
Germán Coloma
Chapter VI. To What Extent Will the Possibility of Executing Agreements with Cartel Members Impact on Brazilian Antitrust Policy?
Leopoldo Ubiratan Carreiro Pagotto
Chapter VII. ‘Gun Jumping’ or Cartel: Is Brazil Prepared for this Analysis?
Leonor Cordovil
Chapter VIII. Leniency Program in Brazil
Mauro Grinberg
Chapter IX. Building Trust in Antitrust: The Chilean Case
Elina Cruz and Sebastian Zarate
Chapter X. Quality of Evidence and Cartel Prosecution: The Case of Chile
Aldo González
Chapter XI. Tacit Collusion in Latin America: A Comparative Study of the Competition Laws and Their Enforcement in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Panama
Juan D Gutiérrez R
Chapter XII. The Detection of Cartels and the Blending of Law and Economics
William S Comanor
Chapter XIII. Collusion in Convergent Markets
Víctor Pavón-Villamayor
Chapter XIV. Latin America and the Control of International Cartels
John M Connor
Chapter XV. Private Enforcement Against International Cartels in Latin America: A US Perspective
Daniel A Crane
Chapter XVI. The US Federal Trade Commission and Competition Advocacy: Lessons for Latin American Competition Policy
Todd J Zywicki and James C Cooper
Chapter XVII. Determinants of the Fares in the Chilean Airline Market: An Empirical Approximation to the Case of LAN CHILE
Roy Costilla and Javier Velozo
Chapter XVIII. Mergers, Prices and Concentration in the Supermarket Industry: The Case of Chile
Andrés Gómez-Lobo and Aldo González
Chapter XIX. The Agricultural Sector and Competition Policy in Colombia
Ricardo Arguello and María Clara Lozano Ortiz de Zarate
Chapter XX. Merger Policy in Latin America
Joseph Krauss
Chapter XXI. Downloading Competition Law from a Regional Trade Agreement: A Strategy to Introduce Competition Law in Bolivia and Ecuador
Francisco Marcos
Chapter XXII. Promoting Competition Policies from the Private Sector in Latin America
Julián Peña