Lucas Sebastian Grosman

University of San Andrés
Professor and Director of Law department

Lucas S. Grosman obtained a lawyer’s degree (1996) from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, and an LL.M. (2000) and J.S.D. (2006) from Yale University. He is the Director of the Law Department at the Universidad de San Andrés (Argentina) since 2009. He was a commissioner at the Argentine competition agency (Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia) from 2001 to 2003 and an advisor to the Secretary of Competition from 2000 to 2001. He is a consultant to the World Bank on matters related to competition and regulation. He teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, law and economics, and antitrust. He is Director of Law department and Professor at Universidad de San Andrés.


560 Bulletin

Lucas Sebastian Grosman The Argentinean Supreme Court denies certiorari in case concerning a cartel in the cement market, where one of the largest fines ever was imposed (Loma Negra Compañía Industrial)


In 1999, the Argentine Antitrust Agency (Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia) started ex officio an investigation focused on the alleged cartelization of the cement industry. This investigation was opened after a journalist published an article on a news magazine on the subject and (...)

Lucas Sebastian Grosman The Argentine Federal Court of Appeal decides that the Competition Authority cannot issue preliminary injunctions (Shell / Argentina de Petróleo / YPF / Esso Petrolera)


In this decision, the Argentine Federal Court of Appeals on Civil and Commercial Matters, 3rd Chamber, reversed a preliminary injunction issued by the Argentine Secretary of Commerce, who is in charge of the application of Competition Law 25156. The injunction at stake established that oil (...)

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