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Latin America 2023
Chile Competition/Antitrust
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Claro & Cía

Claro & Cía. takes pride in representing clients in all civil and commercial fields and constantly strives to maintain the most stringent standards of professional achievement. As in other practice areas, the firm is a market leader on antitrust matters.

In addition to provide general advice for business structuring and regulatory compliance, the firm has been chair counsel in successful, high-profile cases involving horizontal and vertical integration, collusion, price discrimination and other matters involving various industries. It has played an active role in some of the most prominent merger control filings and settlement agreements, with a close interaction with the antitrust authorities. In several opportunities, the firm has acted as leading counsel for Latin American countries regarding multijurisdictional merger control procedures and antitrust investigations, strengthening its connections with major regional firms and facilitating a regional approach to antitrust matters, when necessary.

Claro & Cía. is one of the most experienced Chilean law firm in trans-border matters, representing parties in all high-profile antitrust cases. Claro & Cía.’s antitrust partners are experienced both in litigation and in commercial law, providing its clients an integral service.

Chambers Review

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Competition/Antitrust - Chile
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What the team is known for

Claro & Cía is an outstanding law firm that commands a strong position in the Chilean competition space. The prominent law firm boasts a strong reputation advising international and Chilean companies on a wide range of complex matters. Claro & Cía demonstrates further expertise advising on contentious matters such as collusion, damages and leniency proceedings, as well as defending clients in claims related to investigations ordered by the FNE. The noteworthy team handles work for clients from a broad range of sectors, including the transportation, manufacturing, cryptocurrency and technology areas. Samsung is a new addition to the law firm's client roster.

Work Highlights

Provided by Claro & Cía
  • Claro & Cía assisted Chilean airline company LATAM Airlines with the obtention of regulatory approvals for the transnational joint venture with Delta, as well as with several antitrust investigations before the FNE.

Notable Practitioners

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Cristóbal Eyzaguirre
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Cristóbal Eyzaguirre
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Department co-head Cristóbal Eyzaguirre is widely acknowledged as a top choice for high-stake competition mandates in Chile, and provides clients with expertise in significant behavioural investigations involving allegations of collusion and abuse of dominance. A client enthuses:"He is a top-notch lawyer who has a holistic view and is great adviser."Another interviewee says: "Cristóbal Eyzaguirre provides top-class advice, understands our business and the competition authorities extremely well, and is always available."

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José Miguel Huerta
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José Miguel Huerta is a distinguished antitrust practitioner with substantial experience in complex market investigations and merger clearance procedures. He is regularly called upon to defend clients against allegations of anti-competitive behaviour before the TDLC in Chile. A client lauds: "José Miguel Huerta is always available, and is fully committed and incredibly smart."

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Santiago Bravo
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Up and Coming

Up-and-coming partner Santiago Bravo comes highly recommended by interviewees for his experience advising multinational clients on a range of competition matters, including market investigations brought by the Chilean FNE. A client states: "Santiago Bravo is an excellent and very thorough lawyer."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Cristóbal Eyzaguirre
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Cristóbal Eyzaguirre
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José Miguel Huerta
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Band 2
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Santiago Bravo
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Up and Coming