Internal instructions or the National Economic Prosecutor’s office enforcement proceedings
In October 2012 the FNE launched its “Internal Instructions on Investigations’ proceedings”. An updated version is now made publicly available. This version replaces the previous instructions that were in force since December 2008. An English version of the new instructions are available here.
Guidelines for Horizontal Merger Analysis
Following a period for receiving comments to a previous draft, and after a due consideration of the comments received, last October 23rd, the FNE uploaded to its web site the final version of the document “2012 Internal Guide for Horizontal Merger Analysis”. This brings to an end the process initiated in June 2012. The guide […]
Guide on the Benefits of Leniency and Fine Reduction in Collusion Cases
On October 12, 2009 Law 20.361/2009 entered into force, modifying Decree Law 211. One of the main modifications instituted in the competition legislation refers to the possibility conferred to an economic agent participating in a collusive act of obtaining a reduction of or exemption from fines when said agent cooperates with the FNE and provides […]
Internal Guide for the Development of the FNE’s Investigations and Legal Actions
On December 31, 2008, the FNE published on its website the “Internal Guide for the Development of the FNE’s Investigations and Legal Actions”. The purpose of the guide is to inform economic agents the procedures the FNE conducts during its investigations and their respective timeframes. Access the document here. (in Spanish only)