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Bomchil

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Bomchil's admired antitrust practice is frequently called upon by international companies and their local subsidiaries to deal with investigations concerning accusations of cartels, abuse of dominant position and bid rigging. Team also provides extensive experience assisting clients with merger filings, as well as offering an interesting involvement in the media arena.

Strengths

"The competition team at Bomchil are very responsive and they understand the big picture of transactions very well," a client applauds, adding: "They have provided us with very valuable advice in complex situations."

Work highlights

Bomchil successfully represented Refinería del Norte in a complaint filed by High Luck Group, alleging abuse of dominant position.

Notable practitioners

Much-admired partner Marcelo den Toom is held in high esteem by the market, with one client observing: "His knowledge and experience in the competition arena is excellent. He also offers simple and practical solutions to problems and is always available, which ensures an efficient and effective working relationship." A different observer hails Marcelo den Toom for being "a creative thinker," while another reports: "He offers a top-tier service."

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Overview

Our practice participates in some of the most complex mergers and investigations into unlawful conduct.  The impact and number of the issues we have handled have been a source of specialized expertise on a wide variety of commercial activities, adding significant value to our service.

We provide advice in three main areas: investigations, anti-trust behavior and legal advice. We actively advice on a large number of investigators opened by the competition authorities (price fixing and discrimination market and client sharing “excesive” pricing, predatory pricing, margin squeeze and various cases of abuse of dominant position in general. Our advice includes drafting procurement contracts, competition impact assessments, all representation before the competition authorities, attending informative and evidentiary hearings, and where necessary, undertaking a defense or objection to proceedings before the courts.

We provide legal advice on the prevention of various types of behavior that might be covered by competition laws. We also undertake statutory audits of varying scope and offer training courses.

Members

den Toom, Marcelo A (Head of Department)

Competition/Antitrust

Bomchil

firm
Location

Av. Corrientes 420

Piso 3

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1043AAR

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Argentina

Competition/Antitrust


Marcelo A den Toom
Band 1