Antitrust

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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.


CHANGES IN ARGENTINA’S ANTITRUST AUTHORITIES

As a consequence of the election of a new government, which took office on December 10, 2019, new members have been appointed to the enforcement authorities of Argentina’s Antitrust Law.


Argentinean Antitrust Authority Updates Merger Control Thresholds And Monetary Penalties

On April 25, 2019, the Secretary of Domestic Trade -Argentina’s current Antitrust Authority (1)- published Resolution No. 145/2019 whereby the value of the administrative unit created as a reference by the Antitrust Law No. 27,442 (the “Antitrust Law”), was increased from 20 pesos to 26.4 pesos, thereby updating both the merger control notification thresholds and the monetary penalties set forth in the Antitrust Law.