Competition, Antitrust and
Consumer Protection

At OlarteMoure, we understand that compliance with the Competition and Consumer Protection Regimes is an essential need for companies when projecting themselves in the market.

Competition, Antitrust and Consumer Protection

Our Services

We provide strategic advice, focused our client´s particular needs, with a business-oriented perspective. In this sense, our services for these areas include:​

Antitrust (Restrictive Trade Practices)
  • Design of legal strategies aimed to prevent the opening of investigations by the competition authority
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  • Representation and counseling in administrative investigations for anticompetitive conducts (i.e. abuse of dominant position, cartelizations, etc)
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  • Litigation before the administrative courts.
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  • Internal audits to identify and mitigate restrictive trade practices.
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  • Training to the company´s employees regarding competition compliance; and​ preparation of internal guidelines and compliance manuals in accordance to the best competition practices.
Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Preliminary analysis of the M&A transaction, as a way to determine the procedure that needs to be carried out before the Administration.
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  • Presentation of the required documents for the M&A operation before the Authority, both in notification or pre-evaluation scenarios.
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  • Negotiation of guarantees before the Authority.
Unfair competition
  • Preparation of Cease & Desist Letters, paired with strategic approaches with the counterparty, for possible pre-judicial agreements.
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  • Accompaniment and representation in alternative methods of conflict resolution regarding unfair competition.
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  • Counseling and representation in judicial and administrative processes of unfair competition.
Consumer Law
  • Study of the company’s duties within the market, especially those relating to the goods and services offered to the public.
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  • Consumer Risk Assessment: includes information gathering, identification of behaviors that could lead to infringements of the Consumer Protection Regime and the preparation of a matrix with detected risks and corrective mechanisms.
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  • Advertising clearance, which entails the review of graphic pieces and advertisements of products and services in order to comply with Consumer Protection standards.
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  • Design and implementation of general Consumer Protection strategies, which may include: design and implementation of customer service systems, warranties protocols.
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  • Counseling for consumer complaints or the opening of investigations by the Authority, which includes assistance in the corresponding administrative and judicial procedures and negotiation of extra-judicial agreements with consumers.

At OlarteMoure, we understand that compliance with the Competition and Consumer Protection Regimes is an essential need for companies when projecting themselves in the market.

Our Services

We provide strategic advice, focused our client´s particular needs, with a business-oriented perspective. In this sense, our services for these areas include:

Antitrust (Restrictive Trade Practices)
  • Design of legal strategies aimed to prevent the opening of investigations by the competition authority
    ——————————
  • Representation and counseling in administrative investigations for anticompetitive conducts (i.e. abuse of dominant position, cartelizations, etc)
    ——————————
  • Litigation before the administrative courts.
    ——————————
  • Internal audits to identify and mitigate restrictive trade practices.
    ——————————
  • Training to the company´s employees regarding competition compliance; and​ preparation of internal guidelines and compliance manuals in accordance to the best competition practices.
Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Preliminary analysis of the M&A transaction, as a way to determine the procedure that needs to be carried out before the Administration.
    ————————–
  • Presentation of the required documents for the M&A operation before the Authority, both in notification or pre-evaluation scenarios.
    ————————–
  • Negotiation of guarantees before the Authority.
Unfair competition
  • Preparation of Cease & Desist Letters, paired with strategic approaches with the counterparty, for possible pre-judicial agreements.
    ———————————–
  • Accompaniment and representation in alternative methods of conflict resolution regarding unfair competition.
    ———————————–
  • Counseling and representation in judicial and administrative processes of unfair competition.
Consumer Law
  • Study of the company’s duties within the market, especially those relating to the goods and services offered to the public.
    ——————————–
  • Consumer Risk Assessment: includes information gathering, identification of behaviors that could lead to infringements of the Consumer Protection Regime and the preparation of a matrix with detected risks and corrective mechanisms.
    ——————————–
  • Advertising clearance, which entails the review of graphic pieces and advertisements of products and services in order to comply with Consumer Protection standards.
    ——————————–
  • Design and implementation of general Consumer Protection strategies, which may include: design and implementation of customer service systems, warranties protocols.
    ——————————–
  • Counseling for consumer complaints or the opening of investigations by the Authority, which includes assistance in the corresponding administrative and judicial procedures and negotiation of extra-judicial agreements with consumers.

Modular Competency Risk Assessment (CRA)

The Competition Risk Assessment is a program designed under the Regime for the Protection and Promotion of Free Economic Competition in Colombia, taking into account the rules that regulate the matter, the doctrine and jurisprudence of the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce, and the Technical Standard NTC 6378.

Module 01

Macro Diagnostics

Module 02

Evaluation of corporate performance

Module 03

Detailed documentary evaluation

Module 04

WORKSHOP

Module 05

Traditional training

Module 06

NTC 6378 Certification

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