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In brief

Law No. 31112 (“Law“), which establishes the prior control of corporate concentration operations and a regime of prior approval by INDECOPI of certain acts of corporate concentration, will enter into force on 14 June 2021 .


For the purposes of proper application of the Law, INDECOPI has published the following documents:

  • Guidelines for the Calculation of Notification Thresholds: The Law has determined the thresholds that the acts of business concentration must meet in order to be subject to the aforementioned regime. The purpose of these guidelines is to detail the elements that must be considered by economic operators and the authority when calculating the notification thresholds.
  • Standard Notification Form and Simplified Notification Form: The Law establishes two notification regimes for acts of concentration: Ordinary Notification and Simplified Notification. Their use of which depends on the characteristics of the transaction. The purpose of the forms is to order and specify the information that must be provided to INDECOPI in order to request prior authorization.

You can find the documents in the following links:

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Teresa Tovar regularly sponsors companies in proceedings before INDECOPI in matters of free competition, consumer protection, unfair competition and the elimination of bureaucratic barriers. She is a representative of business associations before the National Council of Consumer Protection of INDECOPI. Teresa is recognized in competition law by diverse prestigious international publications such as Chambers & Partners, PLC Which Lawyer? and Who's Who Legal?

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Viviana is a senior associate and has extensive experience in competition law, with experience in advising companies on matters related with the application of the antitrust law, unfair competition law, and consumer protection law. Viviana has participated in several administrative procedures before the Free Competition Commission, the Unfair Competition Commission, the Consumer Protection Commission, and the Elimination of Bureaucratic Barriers Commission and before the Competition Court of the National Institute of Competition Defense and Protection of Industrial Property (INDECOPI). Viviana also has experience in data privacy matters, having advised several companies on their implementation to such legal framework.

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