FNE accuses two pharmaceutical companies of rigging bids for the public procurement of ampoules | 04 / 08 / 2016
Biosano and Sanderson/Fresenius colluded for over 10 years to rig bids in public tenders for the supply of 93 injectable drugs. The National Economic Prosecutor requested over US$17 million in fines.
FNE accuses the main supermarket chains in the country of colluding for the purposes of fixing a minimum retail price on chicken meat | 07 / 01 / 2016
By means of a complaint filed before the Competition Tribunal, the National Economic Prosecutor requested the application of the maximum fines permitted by law to each of the supermarket chains, that is, 30 thousand UTA (US$ 22.9 million), for having maintained, through their suppliers, an agreement to fix minimum retail prices for chicken meat at least between 2008 and 2011. Leer más…
Chilean Supreme Court upholds fines for collusion against Agrosuper, Ariztía and Don Pollo and hardens sanction against the trade association | 29 / 10 / 2015
The companies and the Poultry Producers Trade Association (APA) will have to pay around US$58 million in fines. The Supreme Court also ordered the dissolution of APA.
Chilean Supreme Court upheld today a decision by the Competition Tribunal regarding a case initiated in 2011 by Fiscalia Nacional Economica (FNE) against the three main poultry producers of the country: Agrosuper, Ariztía and Don Pollo.
FNE files complaint against CMPC and SCA before the Competition Tribunal for fixing prices of tissue paper products and allocating market quotas among them | 28 / 10 / 2015
The firms formed a cartel designed to allocating market quotas among them and fixing prices of tissue paper products.
During the investigation, both companies filed for leniency according to which, the FNE requested the Competition Tribunal a total fine exemption for CMPC and USD $15.5 million in fines for SCA (formerly PISA).
FNE and Electrolux reached a settlement regarding the acquisition of General Electric Appliances | 21 / 09 / 2015
The Chilean Competition Tribunal (CT) approved a settlement reached by the National Economic Prosecutor Office (FNE) and AB Electrolux’s local subsidiary, Electrolux Chile (Electrolux), which lays down several remedies regarding the competition concerns raised in Chile by the international acquisition of General Electric Appliances (GE) by Electrolux.
FNE indicts LATAM of not fulfilling part of the resolution that authorized the LAN and TAM merger in 2011* | 10 / 06 / 2015
The Prosecutor requested the application of a fine of US$ 4,2 million to the Airlines, for not complying with one of the conditions set forth by the Tribunal when it approved the operation. The condition regards an obligation to renounce or obtain an authorization from the Tribunal for the maintenance or celebration of codeshare agreements in routes determined by the resolution with companies that are members of an alliance other than its own.