Book Review: Anti-Market Antitrust: The Latin American Paradox, Some Comments on an Institutional Assessment of Antitrust Policy, The Latin American Experience (Spanish)

Revista de Derecho de la Competencia y Distribución, Vol. 7, pp. 457-467, 2010

6 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last revised: 9 Jan 2011

Francisco Marcos

IE Law School

Date Written: November 16, 2009

Abstract

The commented book offers a solid and convincing critique about the origins and evolution of competition policy in Latin America, which probably could be extended elsewhere. Some of the assumptions on which the competition authorities act are unsound and farfetched, this causes notable uncertainty on business firms, undermining the rule of law. However, no matter the antitrust epistemology in Latin America may be based on simplifications and some questionable assumptions, the alternative analysis claimed by the book is both unrealistic and illusory.

Notes: Downloadable document in Spanish.

Keywords: Antitrust, Competition Policy, Latin America

JEL Classification: K21, L40, L50

Suggested Citation

Marcos, Francisco, Book Review: Anti-Market Antitrust: The Latin American Paradox, Some Comments on an Institutional Assessment of Antitrust Policy, The Latin American Experience (Spanish) (November 16, 2009). Revista de Derecho de la Competencia y Distribución, Vol. 7, pp. 457-467, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1507142

Francisco Marcos (Contact Author)

IE Law School ( email )

Castellón de la Plana 8
Madrid, Madrid 28006
Spain

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