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''Governed by:'' Competition Law of December 2004.<ref>http://www.minec.gob.sv/leyes/LeydeCompetencia_english_.pdf</ref>
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| Scope
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| Extraterritoriality
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| Article 2.
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| Remedies
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| Fines
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| Article 38 provides for fines if prohibitions in the statute are violated.
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| Prison Sentences
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| Divestitures
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| Private Enforcement
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| 3rd Party Initiation
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| 1
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| Articles 40-42 say that a 3rd party can compel the enforcement agency to begin an investigation.
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| Remedies Available to 3rd Parties
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| 3rd Party Rights in Proceedings
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| Merger Notification
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| Voluntary
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| Mandatory
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| 3
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| Article 33 says firms of a certain size must request authorization.
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| Pre-merger
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| 2
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| Article 33
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| Merger Assessment
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| Dominance
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| Article 33 considers the size of the resulting firm.
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| Restriction of Competition
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| Public Interest (Pro D)
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| Article 34 talks about consumer benefits as well as market efficiency.
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| Public Interest (Pro Authority)
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| Other
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| Efficiency
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| Article 34
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| Dominance
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| Limits Access
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| Abusive Acts
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| Article 30 leaves other possible abusive acts open.
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| Price Setting
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| Discriminatory Pricing
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| Article 30(d)
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| Resale Price Maintenance
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| Obstacles to Entry
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| Article 30(a)
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| Efficiency Defense
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| Restrictive Trade Practices
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| Price Fixing
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| Article 25(a)
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| Tying
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| Article 26(a) & (b)
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| Market Division
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| Article 25(d) prohibits "Division of the market, either by territory, volume of sales or purchases, by type of good sold, customer or seller , or by any other means."
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| Output Restraint
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| Article 25(b) prohibits "Fixing or limiting quantity output."
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| Market Sharing
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| Eliminating Competitors
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| Collusive Tendering/Bid-Rigging
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| Article 25(c)
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| Supply Refusal
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| Efficiency Defense
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== References ==
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Revision as of 13:17, 8 October 2007

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Governed by: Competition Law of December 2004.[1]

Category Subcategory Score Comment
Scope Extraterritoriality 1 Article 2.
Remedies Fines 1 Article 38 provides for fines if prohibitions in the statute are violated.
Prison Sentences
Divestitures
Private Enforcement 3rd Party Initiation 1 Articles 40-42 say that a 3rd party can compel the enforcement agency to begin an investigation.
Remedies Available to 3rd Parties
3rd Party Rights in Proceedings
Merger Notification Voluntary
Mandatory 3 Article 33 says firms of a certain size must request authorization.
Pre-merger 2 Article 33
Post-merger
Merger Assessment Dominance 1 Article 33 considers the size of the resulting firm.
Restriction of Competition
Public Interest (Pro D) 1 Article 34 talks about consumer benefits as well as market efficiency.
Public Interest (Pro Authority)
Other
Efficiency 1 Article 34
Dominance Limits Access
Abusive Acts 1 Article 30 leaves other possible abusive acts open.
Price Setting
Discriminatory Pricing 1 Article 30(d)
Resale Price Maintenance
Obstacles to Entry 1 Article 30(a)
Efficiency Defense
Restrictive Trade Practices Price Fixing 1 Article 25(a)
Tying 1 Article 26(a) & (b)
Market Division 1 Article 25(d) prohibits "Division of the market, either by territory, volume of sales or purchases, by type of good sold, customer or seller , or by any other means."
Output Restraint 1 Article 25(b) prohibits "Fixing or limiting quantity output."
Market Sharing
Eliminating Competitors
Collusive Tendering/Bid-Rigging 1 Article 25(c)
Supply Refusal
Efficiency Defense

References

  1. http://www.minec.gob.sv/leyes/LeydeCompetencia_english_.pdf