Merger Control in Latin America: A Jurisdictional Guide, Paulo BURNIER DA SILVEIRA and Pamela SITTENFELD

Paulo Burnier da Silveira, Pamela Sittenfeld

This section selects books on themes related to competition laws and economics. This compilation does not attempt to be exhaustive but rather a survey of themes important in the area. The survey usually covers publication over the last three months after publication of the latest issue of Concurrences. Publishers, authors and editors are welcome to send books to catherine.prieto@univ-paris1.fr for review in this section.

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No fewer than seventeen merger control regimes are in force in South America, and several of them are new, which accentuates the proliferation of these rules throughout the world. Appropriation and implementation of these rules is considered a major challenge by all the protagonists. This is why this book is of interest to all practitioners dealing with Latin American companies. Pamela Sittenfeld, lawyer and representative of Costa Rica, and Paulo Burnier da Silveira, former commissioner of the Brazilian authority, professor at the University of Brasilia and currently an OECD expert, have the great merit of having been able to bring together a team of thirty members who presented each of the seventeen regimes in parallel, to which was even added a presentation of the regime of the Caribbean Community.

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  • University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

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Catherine Prieto, Merger Control in Latin America: A Jurisdictional Guide, Paulo BURNIER DA SILVEIRA and Pamela SITTENFELD, February 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98949, p. 272

Publisher Concurrences

Date 27 October 2020

Number of pages 318

ISBN 978-1-939007-22-3

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