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Antitrust, Competition and Trade

The constantly evolving regulation of competition in the markets has resulted in a series of increasing requirements for companies. In particular, this importance has been driven by the sustainable and digital transformation of the economy.

The CMS Antitrust, Competition and Trade (ACT) group in Chile specializes in merger control and compliance programs, in accordance with the recent guidelines of Chile’s National Economic Prosecutor's Office and the pronouncements of the Competition Court. Likewise, we have expertise in the particularities of competition that arise in digital markets and businesses that involve disruptive technologies. Additionally, we have successfully advised our clients in highly complex contentious processes and in investigations before Chile’s National Economic Prosecutor's Office.

Due to our experience and the wide presence of our firm around the world, we are able to deal with all ACT matters regardless of their geographical dimension. When necessary, we cooperate with long-established contacts from our wider network of law firms around the world.

We are specialists across the full range of antitrust, competition and trade matters, both in contentious and non-contentious matters, advising comprehensively and in close collaboration with other practice areas of our firm. 

We cover all areas of antitrust, competition and trade law, internationally and in the Chilean market:

"Their advice has been extremely valuable to us, and they always meet deadlines and adjust to new requirements"

Chambers Latin America - 2019

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Digital markets
As a result of digitalization, the competitive dynamics of traditional economic models have been transformed, creating new markets and transforming ex
We provide day to day advice on all competition law matters to help clients avoid any conflicts with competition laws. We work closely with our CMS Co
Merger Control
We have an extensive track record of advising clients on merger control requirements and representing them in merger control proceedings. Each year we
Competition and cartel investigations
Companies should be aware of the possibility of investigations and fines for anti-competitive behaviour. We defend our clients in cartel and other reg
Vertical agreements
We give clients confidence in their relationships with suppliers, resellers and customers, online and offline. By reviewing their distribution systems
Horizontal agreements
The line between admissible conduct and infringement can be a fine one. Our specialists’ expertise covers the full range of horizontal cooperati
Abuse of dominance
Competitive conduct of companies with a strong market position is subject to increasing scrutiny and may lead to unwanted regulatory intervention, lar
Our team acts for claimants and defendants in all competition-related private enforcement matters. Our extensive experience gives clients confidence i
Companies in regulated industries are under constant scrutiny for their anti-competitive behaviour. With our in-depth expertise in industry-specific c
Unfair competition
We help clients file and defend claims related to all acts of unfair competition, including disclosure of trade secrets, misleading advertising of goo


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