Antitrust / Competition
We regularly advise domestic and international corporate clients on all aspects of Chilean antitrust and competition laws and regulations. Our advice covers transactional matters, compliance and procedural issues on a recurring basis. Our clients know they can rely on us to deliver results before the special antitrust courts in connection with the enforcement or defense of their rights and actions.
We know complex matters require innovative thinking, we regularly collaborate with our other practice areas to inform our specialized expertise and experience. We frequently advise on mergers and acquisitions and joint venture agreements, licensing of intellectual property rights, or launching of new financial products and services.
We also participate in the enforcement of laws and regulations related to the protection of free competition in Chile. Our lawyers regularly advise companies on buying and selling, mergers, agreements and joint ventures, and intellectual property matters.
Awards & Recognition
Ranked Tier 3 Legal 500 2019
“The five-strong team at Morales & Besa focuses on antitrust litigation and FNE investigations, pre-merger filings and compliance advice”.
Legal 500 2019
Experience in Antitrust / Competition
14 de January de 2021
Morales & Besa represented Peugeot before the FNE in the merger process between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Peugeot S.A.
10 de March de 2019
Morales & Besa advised FRS Capital Corp. in the transaction concerning the investment by funds affiliated to Blackstone Infrastructure Partners in Carrix
27 de December de 2018
Morales & Besa advised Evergreen Marine (Hong Kong) (EGH) in the acquisition of 60% participation in Green Andes Shipping Agency (Chile) SpA (GASAC).
23 de October de 2018
Morales & Besa advised Praxair Inc. in the approval of its merger with Linde before the FNE
5 de June de 2018
Morales & Besa is advising Aguas Chañar’s shareholders in the sale of the shares issued by the company to Marubeni and Toesca.
19 de April de 2018
Morales & Besa Inversiones Gran Araucaria Dos Limitada in the acquisition of a percentage of the shares in Medicina, Ejercicio, Deporte y Salud S.A. (Meds).
28 de March de 2018
Newsletter Competition Law March 2018
6 de December de 2017
Morales & Besa advised Global Vía Infraestructuras
1 de January de 2015
Morales & Besa advises Constructora Ingevec S.A. in labor trial – self dismissal of administration manager
28 de April de 2021
Directory of Women Experts | Chilean Bar Association
12 de November de 2020
Leaders League 2021 – Morales & Besa once again highlighted as a leading firm
19 de June de 2019
María José Henríquez promoted to partnership at Morales & Besa
9 de October de 2018
María José Henríquez participated in a forum on free competition at the Universidad de Chile
15 de February de 2017
Antitrust Area of Morales & Besa was highlighted by the Global Competition Review
28 de September de 2016
Morales and Besa Talks: Competition the new scenario
20 de June de 2016
Maria Jose Henriquez writes in Diario Financiero: “An attack on the effectiveness of the system”
25 de April de 2016
M. José Henriquez, a lawyer from Morales & Besa in Diario Financiero: Large firms may not be more than 10% in competing companies
1 de February de 2016
Morales & Besa is recognised as a recommended firm by The Global Competition Review
20 de January de 2015
Morales & Besa Newsletter January 2015
8 de December de 2014
Morales & Besa December Newsletter 2014
26 de May de 2014
Morales & Besa features in Financier Worldwide (The Department of Fair Trading)
26 de August de 2008
9 de August de 2019
Legal Alert Competition & Antitrust | Updated pre-merger control thresholds came into effect today in Chile
3 de July de 2018
Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide on Cartels 2019
22 de December de 2016
Legal Alert Competition Law | December 2016
11 de July de 2016
Competition Law Newsletter |August 2016