The World Bank awards the first price of the advocacy contest to the FNE, recognizing their work with Trade Associations | 12 / 03 / 2014
During the last week of February the World Bank announced on its webpage that Chile won the 2013 advocacy contest, an initiative that aimed to award success stories on how to build competition culture by means of advocacy activities.
TDLC condemns intercity transport companies for collusion | 31 / 01 / 2014
On January 31st, 2014, the Competition Tribunal (TDLC), sentenced the Empresa de Transportes Rurales Limitada (Tur Bus), Servicios Pullman Bus Costa Central S.A., Transportes Cometa S.A. and Sociedad Transportes y Turismo del Norte Compañía Limitada (Romani) for collusion, following a complaint presented by the FNE in June 2011.
FNE has published a report on Competition in the Wholesale Electricity Market in Chile | 30 / 01 / 2014
As part of its advocacy activities, the FNE has published a report on Competition in the Wholesale Electricity Market in Chile, produced by Economics Professors Natalia Fabra (University Carlos III), Juan-Pablo Montero (Catholic University of Chile) and Mar Reguant (University de Stanford). The report -just as it was announced at the FNE’s 2013 “Competition Day” Seminar- analyses the competitive dynamics in the Wholesale electricity market for both the regulated (Energy Distributors) and non-regulated clients.
FNE files a complaint against Claro Chile S.A. for the commercialization of services that breach the General Instructions dictated by the Competition Tribunal | 29 / 01 / 2014
On the 29th of January of 2014, the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) filed a complaint before the Competition Tribunal (TDLC) against Claro Chile S.A. due to infringement of the Competition Law. Claro Chile marketed Pay-Monthly and Pay-As-You-Go mobile telephony plans that discriminated between on-net and off-net, not complying with the limit of minutes authorized by the TDLC in the General Instructions No 2/2012 (IG2) and thus affecting the growth and entrance of smaller actors in said market.
Chile’s Fiscalía Nacional Económica requests Competition Tribunal to review joint action of Banks through Transbank | 06 / 01 / 2014
On December 27, 2013 Chile’s competition agency, Fiscalía Nacional Económica (FNE), filed a consultation before the Competition Tribunal (TDLC), requesting the revision of the authorization that was granted in 1991 to the banks to act jointly in acquiring merchants.
The FNE proposes the regulation of domestic bulk LPG for residential users | 10 / 12 / 2013
The Chilean Competition Tribunal (TDLC) has initiated a consultation process following a recommendation by the FNE that a segment of the domestic bulk LPG market, represents around 40 percent of sales, be regulated.