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Claro & Cía

Competition/Antitrust

2 ranked lawyersBand 1ChileLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Outstanding law firm commanding a strong position in the Chilean competition arena. Boasts a strong reputation advising international and domestic 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. Handles work for clients from a broad range of sectors, including the sport, travel and cryptocurrency areas. GrandVision is a new client win for the firm this year.

Strengths

Clients describe it as a "very committed firm, attentive to clients’ needs, providing timely responses according to our reality and context." They go on and add: "I think Claro & Cía have the best combination of experience and young talent, as well as a team with a very high level of skills and performance."

Work highlights

Advised CSAV on a leniency procedure before the FNE, which resulted in full immunity for CSAV.

Notable practitioners

Stellar partner Cristóbal Eyzaguirre receives widespread recognition from market onlookers, with one client describing him as "one of the leading antitrust lawyers in Chile,"praising his "innovative and creative insight." Sources also highlight Cristóbal Eyzaguirre's "great knowledge and experience," as well as his "approach to the business, with a genuine effort to understand how things work."

The "extraordinary and brilliant" José Miguel Huerta co-heads the department and commands immense respect among interviewees due to his great litigation presence regarding this field. Sources praise his "high-level knowledge and great capacity to work under pressure," as well as his assertiveness.

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Overview

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.

Competition/Antitrust

Claro & Cía

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Location

Apoquindo 3721, 14th Floor

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

755-0177

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Chile

Competition/Antitrust


Cristóbal Eyzaguirre
Band 1
José Miguel Huerta
Band 2