Mexican Court recognises attorney-client privilege in the field of competition law* In December 2016, a Mexican court Specialised in Competition (the First Collegiate Tribunal) recognised, for the first time in this field of law, the existence of the legal privilege as a protection of attorney-client communications. Ruling on an appeal against the dismissal of an “amparo”  application, the court ordered the admissibility review of such “amparo” application against the Federal Economic Competition Commission (“Cofece”, by its Spanish acronym) for the alleged misconduct of its representatives during a dawn raid. The ruling further established
The Mexican First Collegiate Tribunal recognises attorney-client privilege in the field of competition law
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