The Competition and Antitrust Area includes all aspects of the current regulation.
In this sense, the advice of Barros & Errázuriz includes the litigation in contentious and non-contentious proceedings and in compensation proceedings for damages derived from violations to DL No. 211, before the Competition Tribunal (TDLC), Supreme Court and other relevant courts, respectively. It also covers the advisory and defense in investigations and consultations before the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) regarding cartels, unilateral conduct and procedures under the new system of mandatory notification of concentration operations. Finally, Barros & Errázuriz assists its clients in the analysis of the commercial policies carried out in their competitive development in the respective markets in which they participate, as well as in the elaboration of compliance programs, supporting strategies to prevent violations of the Law.
The Competition and Antitrust team has stood out for its advice and representation in a wide range of industries, particularly telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, energy and retail, which has meant the presence of the firm in the most emblematic cases of free competition in Chile in recent years.