The Mexican Congress gives new powers to the Federal Economic Competition Commission

The Mexican Congress has given new powers to the country’s antitrust authority, the Federal Economic Competition Commission (the "Commission"). The amendments to the Federal Economic Competition Law (the "Law"), which became effective on 11 May 2011, are designed to strengthen the regulation of economic competition in Mexico. The amendments give the Commission additional procedural authority, increase the penalties that the Commission can impose, introduce new legal concepts like combined substantial power, and eliminate the premerger notice in certain cases when competition is unaffected, as in the case of internal corporate restructuring. I. A mechanism to determine "combined substantial power." The concept of "combined substantial power" is introduced into the law to identify

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Javier Martinez Del Campo, Manuel Romano, Jesús Gabriel Altamirano, The Mexican Congress gives new powers to the Federal Economic Competition Commission, 11 May 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2011, Art. N° 50109

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