Mexico Enacts Antitrust Revisions

Law360, New York (June 29, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Marking a turn in the road for Mexico’s antitrust watchdog, the country’s revamped competition guidelines became law this week after months of deliberation by lawmakers and lobbyists.

The amendments to the Federal Law of Economic Competition, or Ley Federal de Competencia Económica, which were published this week in the Official Gazette of the Federation, were unanimously approved in April by Mexico’s lower house of congress and its senate in a bid to give the country’s antitrust watchdog more power to combat anti-competitive practices.

But the changes...
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