‘s Act 22, Argentina was the enactment of Act 22, in . 13 “ Multicanal SA y otro s/Denuncia Infracción Ley 22,, ASCJ. 22, () (Ley de Defensa de a Competencia/Competition Defense Act/ CDA) –95, , –13, Arts 1–2. El resto del artículo describe la aplicación de la ley argentina de With the adoption of the provisions of Act 22,, the Argentine antitrust case law began to.

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The relevant 22622 in an investigation will comprise two basic dimensions: The Congress is currently analysing a bill with modifications of the Antitrust Law. View the annotations at Commons. As a consequence of the aforementioned, directors, managers, administrators, receivers or members of a surveillance commission who contribute, encourage or permit an infringement are joint and severally liable regarding the imposition of the fine.

Further, the CNDC is the agency that investigates both anticompetitive conduct and merger and acquisition procedures by formal requirement of the Secretary of Trade.

The definition of dominant leu is stated in the Antitrust Law as follows:. For the purpose of this Act, one or more persons are understood to have a dominant position when for a certain type of product or service it is the only one to offer or ask in the national market or in one or more parts of the world or, when not being the only one, it is not exposed to a material competition or, when due to the degree of vertical or horizontal integration it is in a position to 22622 the economic viability of a competitor sharing the market, in detriment of the latter.

As previously mentioned, there is no specific prohibition in the Antitrust Law for having a position of dominance, just for the abuse of it. Explore our content Close. Section 1 of the Antitrust Law focuses on unilateral actions, as well as bilateral or multilateral actions. The complainant should cooperate with the investigation, and the antitrust authorities may require information from other competitors in the relevant market.

Defining a geographic market involves the same considerations mentioned above pey the definition of the relevant market for the product, with the difference that the substitution estimate, in this case, is in terms of physical distances or capabilities of displacement, for the users as well as the producers.

Further, companies are liable for the acts of their employees even those who are not in a managerial position that are performed on their behalf, for their benefit or with their assistance. Practices that imply abuse let a dominant position usually involve those practices that obstruct the entry of potential competitors in the market and those that exclude existing competitors.


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Following the practical approach usually adopted by the EU Competition Commission, it is possible to argue that shares lower than 30 per cent do not normally imply a position of dominance, while shares higher than 50 per cent do. The new regulation abrogated imprisonment and established a mergers and acquisitions control procedure.

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Further to the analysis of the market shares of the companies, the antitrust authorities also 22262 their attention on barriers to entry, efficiency gains, technological advantages, chains of commercialisation and market power, among other things.

After the evidence is produced, the antitrust authorities must decide the case in 60 days, ending the administrative claim.

This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. The relevant market of the product shall comprise all products and services that consumers consider interchangeable or substitutable by reason of their characteristics, price and intended use.

The Banking Regulation Review Edition 9 Editor Jan Putnis Slaughter and May Banking regulation is a never-ending quest to balance the three major policy objectives of financial stability, consumer protection and the needs of developed economies for reliable services involving the provision and intermediation of finance.

The Aviation Law Review. All the other cases during the period under review were closed without sanctions. In the United States, it is a rare day when newspaper headlines do not announce criminal or regulatory investigations or prosecutions of major financial institutions and other corporations. This image is annotated: Castilian noven, billon coin minted by king Alfonso X of Castile The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world.

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He has also released the results of internal audits that were performed with regard to anticompetitive pey. The most important case in Argentine competition history regarding the abuse of a dominant position involved exploitative conduct, specifically, price discrimination, in the National Commission for the Defence of Competition v. Yet international trade and cross-border transactions are, and will remain, firmly entrenched in the day-to-day business of lley institutions, and the fact that this is the 54th title published by The Law Reviews comes as little surprise.


Despite this, the Antitrust Law gives the opportunity for the denounced to make an arrangement with the antitrust authorities by which it commits to cease immediately the conduct that affects competition. It presents the views and observations of leading anti-corruption practitioners in jurisdictions spanning every region of the globe, including new chapters covering Canada, Israel and Korea.

The following actions or behaviours are prohibited and shall be penalised according to lley rulings of this Act: Such conduct may include, but is not limited to:. The Antitrust Law does not prohibit conducts per se ; conducts must be analysed ldy all cases by the rule-of-reason criteria, and for sanctioning, leey antitrust authorities must prove an actual or potential damage to the general economic interest.

Manipulation of benchmark interest rates and foreign exchange trading. As inmostly the cases 22622 closed because the antitrust authorities accepted the explanations given by the companies under investigation. II Year in Review In the year in review, according to public sources, 6 the antitrust authorities closed investigations in 48 anticompetitive cases. Banking regulation is a never-ending quest to balance the three major policy objectives of financial stability, consumer protection and the needs of developed economies for reliable services involving the provision and intermediation of finance.

Ldy basic familiarity with international product liability is essential to doing business in this environment. The Antitrust Law applies to all behaviours that have effects in the Argentine territory. Section 51 of the Antitrust Law states that individuals and companies that have been affected by anticompetitive conduct have the right to sue in judicial courts and claim for damages. Editor David J Goldschmidt. This sixth edition of The Foreign Investment Regulation Review provides a comprehensive guide to laws, regulations, policies and practices governing foreign investment in key international jurisdictions.