‘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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There is still much to do and explore in relation to such actions in Argentina. In most scenarios, the antitrust authorities may deem it necessary to perform a specific economic analysis on the products involved and the geographical areas in which such products are offered. The Intellectual Property and Antitrust Review Edition 3 Editor Thomas Vinje Clifford Chance LLP Intellectual property is taking a more and more central position in the global economy, and this is true not only in highly developed economies, but also in emerging ones.
The provisions envisaged by Act No. Notwithstanding the above-mentioned as to the lack of a precise criteria in the Argentine legislation, the CNDC frequently adopts foreign criteria and precedents, namely the ones adopted by the EU Competition Commission, when considering the analysis of precedents. To determine the amount of the fine, the antitrust authorities take into account: Infringements of the Antitrust Law regarding the abuse of a dominant position may result in harsh consequences for both the infringing company and its individual employees.
In the year under review, the antitrust authorities, through the CNDC, opened 12 markets studies and initiated three market investigations. The new regulation abrogated imprisonment and established a mergers and acquisitions control procedure. Such conduct may include, but is not limited to: 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.
Retrieved from ” https: The decisions of the Secretary of Trade may be appealed by parties to the judicial courts. So that the replacement on the demand side is effective, consumers must evaluate the products as being able to meet the same needs, under similar consumption opportunities.
Regarding the PRISMA case in which the CNDC stated, as a result of an analysis regarding the credit card and electric payments markets, that the company has a dominant position in some sub marketsin the Secretary of Trade approved the proposal filed by the company.
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Such conduct may include, but is not limited to:. The assessment of the impact of an investigation will be largely determined by the relevant market definition, the market power involved and the market shares of 22226 companies involved in the case. Permission Reusing this file. Section 1 of the Antitrust Law establishes: Private competition litigation can be an important complement to public enforcement in the achievement of compliance with the competition laws.
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This page was last edited on 14 Julyat To establish 22262 effective existence of dominant position, Section 5 details a number of circumstances that shall be taken into account at the moment of analysing the position:. Further, the CNDC is the agency that investigates both anticompetitive conduct and merger and acquisition procedures by formal requirement of the Secretary of Trade.
It has also stated that a dominant position does not necessarily derive from an absolute dominance that may enable a company to exclude all competition, but it is enough for it to have a strong position key may allow it to act in a highly independent way.
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In this case, the Secretary of Trade took into consideration the recommendation of the CNDC for the fine imposed, which amounted to million pesos. 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.
The chapters in this book, which contain a wealth of learning about these significant developments around the world, will serve as a useful place to begin. The Antitrust Law was complemented by Decree No.
He has also released the results of internal audits that were performed with regard to 22262 conduct. Practices that imply abuse of 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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Under the current legislation, fines for infringements of the Antitrust Law range from 10, pesos to million pesos. It will be interesting to see how courts and companies navigate the differing and evolving legal regimes in 222262 year ahead. Specifically, regarding anticompetitive cases, he has stated that conduct cases that were initiated with an aim differing from the protection of market competition will be dismissed and closed.
Pey is expected that new cases will be initiated in the leh years. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
This bill was approved last April 19 by the Senate with some changes, and has been sent to the deputies for final approval. 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 leh a material competition or, when due to the degree of vertical or horizontal integration it is in a position to determine the economic viability of a competitor sharing the market, in detriment of the latter.
III Market Definition and Market Power According to the legislation of and usual practices in Argentina, the analysis of anticompetitive acts, conduct or behaviours follows a procedure in which, as a first issue, the definition of the scope of the relevant ely and geographic market involved in the investigation is highlighted.
II Year in Review In the year in review, according to public sources, 6 the antitrust authorities closed investigations in 48 anticompetitive cases. The Oil and Gas Law Review. Welcome to the second edition of The Healthcare Law Review.