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Bomchil

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Admired antitrust practice 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. Also provides assistance with merger filings, with an interesting involvement in the media arena. Chevron, WarnerMedia and Rockwell are new clients.

Strengths

An interviewee comments:"Their antitrust practice can only be described as extraordinary," going on to say: "Not only do they provide expert and profound advice, they have a deep understanding of the media industry and its constantly changing pace. They really take care of their clients and prioritise their needs."

Work highlights

Advised AT&T on the acquisition of Time Warner, obtaining the approval of the Argentine competition authority.

Notable practitioners

Marcelo den Toom leads the department and continues to be widely praised by commentators, with one peer saying: "Currently, he is the best in this area of practice."A client declares: "Marcelo is technically very skilled, always available and provides creative solutions."Another insider remarks that "Marcelo is a true expert who handles the authority with great poise and composure."

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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 Department

Bomchil

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Department location

Av. Corrientes 420

Piso 12

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1043AAR

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Argentina

Competition/Antitrust


Marcelo A den Toom
Band 1