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Competition & Antitrust

Competition authority introduces fast-track merger procedure
Meythaler & Zambrano Abogados
  • Ecuador
  • 25 June 2020

The Superintendency for Market Power Control (SCPM) recently published a resolution which established a fast-track merger control procedure and introduced the so-called 'failing firm' defence. The new procedure has been long overdue and is a welcome development, especially as it makes Ecuador an advantageous M&A venue and will save time and money for the SCPM and undertakings that meet the application requirements.

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