Mexican Competition Chair Recused From Telcel Appeal

Law360, New York (June 29, 2011, 7:17 PM EDT) -- Mexico's antitrust watchdog said Wednesday that it had disqualified its chairman from voting on an appeal by Mexican wireless services company Telcel of a $1 billion antitrust fine, saying the recusal would ensure neutrality in the process.

The Federal Competition Commission, or CFC, said it voted to forcefully recuse its chairman, Eduardo Perez Motta, after he made comments about the case's legal issues in TV and print media interviews. The recusal is a victory for Telcel, which accused Motta of bias and demanded he recuse himself...
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