Mexico’s Antitrust Head Calls For More Autonomy

Law360, New York (February 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Regulators in several of the Mexico’s most crucial sectors must be endowed with more autonomy if the country’s economy is to become more competitive, the head of Mexico's antitrust watchdog said Wednesday.

Eduardo Perez Motta, president of the Federal Competition Commission, or Comision Federal de Competencia, said during a competition roundtable on Wednesday that regulators in the telecommunications, energy and financial sectors should become more independent from the government, Dow Jones reported.

Perez Motta also called for increased transparency in the appointment process for regulatory officials...
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