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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Competition/Antitrust

1 ranked lawyersBand 3ColombiaLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Key full-service firm well known in the market for its established competition/antitrust practice. Often found representing both domestic and international clientele in a range of matters, with a particular focus advising on merger control procedures before the SIC. Recent additions to the client roster include Elanco Animal Health, Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp.

Strengths

One interviewee praises the competition team, considering them "excellent, with a very practical approach."

Work highlights

Successfully assisted Pfizer with the merger control procedure relating to its joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline regarding their consumer health business lines.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Diego Cardona ascends in the rankings after effusive praise from the market. One interviewee values his "excellent advice and very practical, results-oriented approach," while another appreciates his "excellent service."

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Overview

Our experience cover all areas of competition law, from preventive advice to representation and defense of clients in administrative punitive procedures for cartels, collusion and other restrictive conduct, including remedies before the relevant courts, as well as Also in procedures of control of national and international concentrations of business with scope in the local markets.

Our practice area is recognized by different national and international professional publications. The study's advice in this area includes, among others, the following aspects:

  • Representation and defense in infringement proceedings against imputations of restrictive practices of competition, such as collusion, business posters and abuse of position of domain, among others.
  • Counselling in investigations initiated by competition authorities, including compensated demarcation or leniency procedures.
  • Representation and defense in merger control procedures and national and international mergers with scope in local markets.
  • Design, implementation and execution of preventive mechanisms, consisting in the elaboration and monitoring of compliance programs, practical guidelines of behaviour, protocols of action and continuous training of managers and employees, among others.

Clients

Cementos Argos

CMPC/ Drypers Andina

Grupo Konectanet

Indumotora

Komatsu

Konecranes plc

Pfizer Inc.

RCN Radio

Visa International Service Association

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Financial Services

Forestry & Paper

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Transportation

Utilities

Competition/Antitrust Department

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Department location

Carrera 9 No 74-08

Oficina 105

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

76600

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Colombia

Competition/Antitrust


Diego Cardona
Band 3