Chilean Competition Authority (Santiago)

Jaime Barahona

Chilean Competition Authority (Santiago)
Deputy National Economic Prosecutor

Jaime Barahona holds the position of Deputy National Economic Prosecutor of the FNE, Chile´s competition agency, since November 2006. He holds a law degree from Universidad Diego Portales, and has undertaken post-graduate studies at the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Universidad de Los Andes. He held previously the position of Secretary of Chile´s Competition Tribunal (TDLC) since its inception in 2004. Between 1999 and 2004 was Secretary of the Antitrust Commission (Comisión Resolutiva) and Head of the Commissions‘ Support Department of the FNE. He has represented Chile in various international fora on competition, including the Competition Committee of the OECD, the International Competition Network (ICN) and UNCTAD. He has also participated in the negotiation of the competition policy chapters of the Chile-US Free Trade Agreement and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). He has been professor of Competition Law at Universidad Diego Portales, has been invited to teach in the Universidad Católica de Chile’s “Post-Graduate Degree on Competition” and in the “Summer Law Program in Chile”, conducted jointly by the School of Law of Universidad Diego Portales and the American University-Washington College of Law (WCL).

Distinctions

Jaime Barahona holds the position of Deputy National Economic Prosecutor of the FNE, Chile´s competition agency, since November 2006. He holds a law degree from Universidad Diego Portales, and has undertaken post-graduate studies at the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Universidad de Los Andes. He held previously the position of Secretary of Chile´s Competition Tribunal (TDLC) since its inception in 2004. Between 1999 and 2004 was Secretary of the Antitrust Commission (Comisión Resolutiva) and Head of the Commissions‘ Support Department of the FNE. He has represented Chile in various international fora on competition, including the Competition Committee of the OECD, the International Competition Network (ICN) and UNCTAD. He has also participated in the negotiation of the competition policy chapters of the Chile-US Free Trade Agreement and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). He has been professor of Competition Law at Universidad Diego Portales, has been invited to teach in the Universidad Católica de Chile’s “Post-Graduate Degree on Competition” and in the “Summer Law Program in Chile”, conducted jointly by the School of Law of Universidad Diego Portales and the American University-Washington College of Law (WCL).

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Chilean Competition Authority (Santiago)
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Jaime Barahona Competition enforcement in Chile : A necessary overview

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Chile´s competition law framework has been subject to important reforms the last ten years, which have revamped the enforcement activity of the agency (FNE) revealing a strong decision to deter infringements, through high administrative fines imposed by the Competition Tribunal (TDLC). (...)

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