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/ Ximena Rojas


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/ Description

Ximena has vast experience in competition law, international trade law and regulated markets and industries. She has worked as an independent competition and international trade consultant and has prepared legal opinions and studies on an array of competition and regulatory matters. She is assistant European editor at Arbjournal, analysing legal and regulatory issues, in particular the antitrust risks involved, that drive cross-border mergers & acquisitions and hostile takeovers.

Prior to joining the Competition Authority, Ximena was the deputy head of the Competition Policy and Trade Defense Department at the General Directorate of International Economic Affairs of the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, leading the competition and trade remedies chapters’ negotiation teams in several trade agreements. She represented Chile in the Rules negotiations at the World Trade Organization and participated in a number of antidumping, safeguards and subsidies investigations.


/ Education


LL.M. Competition Law

University College London


Diploma in Economics and Finance for lawyers

Universidad de Chile


LL.M. Commercial and Corporate Law

University College London



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Bachelor of Legal and Social Sciences

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

/ Laboral experience

2012 a 2015
Senior associate of the competition division at Aninat, Schwencke & Cia law firm.

Legal officer at the research division of the FNE.

/ Publications

X. Rojas and J. Velozo, “Comparative analysis of the national legislation and institutions related to competition and unfair or unfair trade practices in the agribusiness and forestry markets ”. Ministry of Agriculture, Chile.

X. Rojas and J. Velozo, “Private Antitrust Litigation in Chile”. Getting the Deal Through.

Rojas and J. Velozo (2015) “Merger Control in Chile”. LatinLawyer.

X. Rojas, “May Unilateral Price Announcements be Considered as Concerted Practices”. Thesis, LL.M., University College London.


X. Rojas,“Own trademarks: Treatment in foreign jurisprudence”. Technical Note, Studies Division, National Economic Prosecutor’s Office.


X. Rojas, “Narrowing of margins in the telecommunications sector ”. Postgraduate Thesis in Economics and Finance, Universidad de Chile.

/ Specialization courses

Exchange Program of the Brazilian Competition Defense System – Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice, Brasilia, Brazil.

World Trade Organization – Advanced Course on Antidumping, Subsidies and Countervailing Duties.

World Trade Organization, Diploma in Trade Policy.