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Jose Joaquin Ugarte

José Joaquín Ugarte is a member of Baker & McKenzie’s Arbitration & Litigation and Antitrust practice groups. Since 2004, he has been involved in numerous complex cases, including international and local arbitration and litigation. In addition to his practice, Mr. Ugarte has been a professor of Civil Law at the Universidad Católica de Chile Law School since 2005, and has also served as speaker in various national and international seminars on international arbitration, litigation, antitrust, civil liabilities, torts and others. Mr. Ugarte is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.

On April 3, 2015, after a public consultation launched last February 27, the French Competition Authority (the “Authority”) released its  fourth version of the procedural notice on leniency proceedings (the “Procedural Notice”). The leniency program, which was enacted in 2001 in France, allows a company which provides information regarding a…

​On March 16, a bill which introduces an important reform to Chilean Antitrust Law was signed by the President and sent to Congress. It contains -among others- the following main changes: It will introduce criminal penalties for individual participant in cartels, with prison time of up to 10 years. It…