La Secretaría de Comercio Interior emite una nueva reglamentación para el régimen de Lealtad Comercial y subdelega facultades de instrucción e investigación
Antitrust News Alert - The Secretariat of Domestic Trade implemented the TAD remote platform for mergers and requests for advisory opinions
On August 18, 2020, by means of Resolution No. 231/2020 (the ”Resolution”), the Secretariat of Domestic Trade implemented the Trámites a Distancia (“TAD”) remote platform for mergers and requests for advisory opinions under the Antitrust Law No. 27,442 (the ”Antitrust Law”) and its predecessor. The Resolution provides that the following must be channeled through the TAD platform: (i) requirements and/or presentations related to files corresponding to ongoing proceedings relating to the notifications of mergers and/or requests for advisory opinions; and (ii) notification of new mergers and/or requests for advisory opinions.
ANTITRUST NEWS ALERT - TWO NEW COMMISSIONERS ARE APPOINTED AND THE CNDC REGAINS QUORUM TO OPERATE
RECENT ANTITRUST DEVELOPMENTS IN ARGENTINA - May 5, 2020
Below we share the latest developments in antitrust enforcement in Argentina.
ARGENTINEAN ANTITRUST AUTHORITY UPDATES MERGER CONTROL THRESHOLDS AND MONETARY PENALTIES
On January 27, 2020, the Secretary of Domestic Trade -Argentina’s current Antitrust Authority- published Resolution No. 13/2020 (1) whereby the value of the administrative unit created as a reference by the Antitrust Law No. 27,442 (the “Antitrust Law”), was increased from 26.4 pesos to 40.61 pesos, thereby updating both the merger control notification thresholds and the monetary penalties set forth in the Antitrust Law.