Mexico Floats New Law To Boost Competition

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 5:30 PM EST) -- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday proposed further reforms to the country's competition law designed to boost enforcement and better protect consumers in the wake of amendments that overhauled the country's antitrust regime last year.

Nieto sent a proposal for a new competition law to Mexico's House of Deputies, saying that 20 years after the country first put an antitrust law into place, the legislation still hadn't created strong competition in Mexico.

The Secretariat of the Economy, which announced the bill, also pointed to a...
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