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Ignacio Larraín

Partner / Chile

Partner expert in counsels pertaining to potential cartels, abuse of dominance, merger control, procedures before the Chilean Competition Court, investigations before the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office and in the design and implementation of compliance programs. He has specialized in competition law counsels related to the banking, oil, telecommunications, retail, laboratories and energy markets. Global Competition Review and Who’s Who Legal recognized him as one of the 8 future Competition leaders in Chile (lawyers under 45). Chambers and Partners recognized him as a leading lawyer on competition/antitrust. Ignacio also heads the insolvency team of the firm in Santiago, representing both debtors and lenders in local and cross border insolvency proceedings.

Head of department Ignacio Larraín comes recommended for his "good pragmatism at dealing with the Chilean authorities." He also stands out for his personal skills, with clients reporting: "Beyond his professional abilities, he is visionary in his approaches and gives certainty and security". Competition, Chambers & Partners, Latin America.
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Work experience

  • 2019 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2017 - 2017 Asociado Principal

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2016 Asociado Senior

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2008 - 2009 Asociado

    Carvallo, Bizzarri & García Abogados

  • 2017 - present Director

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2016 - 2017 Foreign Associate

    Competition Law and EU Law Departamente at Uría Menéndez

  • 2009 - 2012 Associate

    Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo Abogados

  • 2008 - 2008 In-house Counsel

    Directorate of Legal Affairs Telefónica Móviles Chile S.A.

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Isolux Chile 2018 - Ongoing

    Cross border insolvency, reorganization and liquidation of Isolux (a Spanish construction company) in Chile, representing the debtor company in each of these proceedings.

  • Corsan Chile 2018 - Ongoing

    Cross border insolvency, reorganization and liquidation of Corsan (a Spanish engineering company) in Chile, representing the debtor company in each of these proceedings.

  • Law Airlines Chile 2018 - 2019

    Liquidation in Chile of Law Airlines, representing several aircraft lessors in the proceeding.

  • Subus S.A. Chile 2016 - 2017

    Reorganization proceedings of Subus S.A., one of the main public transportation companies, representing EKN, a Swedish state owned bank, the main creditor of the proceedings.

  • Agrofoods Chile 2018 - 2019

    Reorganization proceedings of Agrofoods (the most important supplier of canned food in Chile), representing Eden S.A., a strategic supplier and one of the main creditors of the debtor company.

  • AsfalChile Chile 2018 - Ongoing

    Reorganization proceedings of AsfalChile, one of the most important asphalt supplier in Chile, representing Rec Bitumen SRL, a French company, which was the main creditor of the debtor company.

  • Plásticos Mendoza Chile 2019

    Reorganization proceedings of Plasticos Mendoza, one of the most important plastic bags supplier in Chile, representing Latin American Polymers LLC, a strategic supplier and one of the most important creditors of the debtor company.

  • Acoger S.A. Chile 2012 - 2017

    Bankruptcy proceedings of Acoger S.A., the company in charge of the administration of the cemeteries of the Catholic Church in Chile, representing the Catholic Church on the procedure.

  • Empresa Nacional de Energía Enex S.A. Chile 2013

    Counsel to Enex in the implementation of the remedies imposed by the Supreme Court regarding to the acquisition of Terpel Chile

  • Samsung Electronics Chile Chile 2017

    Counsel to Samsung in the investigation by the Fiscalía Nacional Económica against mobile network operators and mobile terminal manufacturers for anticompetitive practices restrictive of competition

  • Empresa Nacional de Energía Enex S.A. Chile 2016

    Counsel to Enex before the FNE, the Competition Tribunal and the Supreme Court on a leniency application and the obtention of antitrust immunity

  • Marriott - Starwood Chile 2017

    Counsel to Marriott and Starwood in the obtention of the competition clearance in Chile, without remedies, for its world-wide merger

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Publications

  • May 2014 Santiago - Chile

    ¿Es procedente la aplicación del procedimiento contemplado para las acciones colectivas de la Ley sobre Protección de los Derechos de los Consumidores a la acción contemplada en el artículo 30 del DL 211?

    Ignacio Larraín - Instituto Chileno de Derecho Procesal
  • January 2013 Santiago - Chile

    ¿Es la colusión un ilícito per se en el ordenamiento jurídico chileno?

    Ignacio Larraín - Derecho Corporativo Jurisprudencia Comentada año 2013, Thomson Reuters
  • July 2017 London - United Kingdom

    Global Legal Insights - Merger Control Sixth Edition

    Ignacio Larraín, Álvaro Espinosa & Pascale Fouillioux - Global Legal Group Ver publicación
  • January 2014 Santiago - Chile

    Debido Proceso y Doble Instancia: A propósito de la reclamación de las resoluciones del TDLC

    Ignacio Larraín - Estudios de Regulación Empresarial, Legal Publishing Chile
  • December 2012 Santiago - Chile

    Algunas facultades intrusivas de la FNE a la luz de la garantía del debido proceso

    Ignacio Larraín - Instituto Chileno de Derecho Procesal
  • 15 December, 2020 Chile

    Chile

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  • 27 November, 2020 Chile

    PPU Chile counsels Under Armour on Chile assets selling

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  • 25 September, 2020 Chile

    Chile seeks first merger infringement fines under new regime

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  • 10 June, 2020 Chile

    Chile approves failing-firm defence after Phase II probe

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  • 13 May, 2020 Chile

    Chile takes EssilorLuxottica/GrandVision to Phase II

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  • 28 February, 2020 Regional

    Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2020

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  • 24 February, 2020 Chile

    Lessons from the ACCC Digital Platform Inquiry

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  • 23 January, 2020 Chile

    GCR 100 2020 – 20th Edition

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  • 9 April, 2019 Chile

    Chile raises merger threshold

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  • 5 November, 2018 Chile

    Chile approves airline partnerships

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  • 29 October, 2018 Chile

    Canada and Chile conditionally approve Linde/Praxair

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  • 12 February, 2018 Chile

    Competition – Future leaders 2017 non partners analysis

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  • 10 January, 2018 Chile

    GCR 100 – 18th Edition Chile

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  • 7 September, 2017 Chile

    Chile clears AT&T/Time Warner

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Studies

  • 2009 Lawyer Corte Suprema

  • 2006 Law Degree Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law

  • 2011 Graduated Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Economy, Competition Law & Regulated Markets

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Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Comisión Libre Competencia Colegio de Abogados de Chile A.G.
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Commitee of Competition Law at Chilean Bar Association
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2015 - 2017

    Procedural Law

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities 2014 - 2014

    Legal Reasoning

    Coordinator - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
  • Activity 2014 - 2014

    Comitte to reform the Procedural Law Tenure Program

    Assistant - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker A comparative view between Chile and Spain over its competition law systems Madrid - Universidad Autónoma Chile 2016