Antitrust

Antitrust

Featuring highly specialized professionals with decades of experience (including in leadership positions at Brazil’s antitrust authority) in a wide variety of competition/antitrust legal matters both in Brazil and abroad, our Antitrust team finds innovative solutions to meet our clients’ most complex legal demands in the antitrust area. Our activities aim to anticipate responses and actions in terms of antitrust to reduce potential risks and provide our clients with the best possible solutions.

Highly specialized professionals with extensive local and international experience in all types of competition matters and an outstanding record before Brazil's antitrust authorities

Our main services

We represent our clients in merger cases before the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Cade), as well as in investigations and administrative proceedings it initiates. We also assist with leniency requests and cease-and-desist agreements (TCC) negotiations involving the council.

We assist our clients with structuring corporate transactions and reviewing commercial policies and practices to mitigate potential competition-related risks.

We represent our clients in lawsuits involving competition-related issues.

We structure and review compliance programs and conduct internal audits.

Awards and Recognitions

Chambers Brazil Band #1 – Competition and Antitrust (2012 – 2022);
The Legal 500 – Competition and Antitrust (2013 – 2022);
The Legal 500 – International Trade and Customs (2015 – 2017);
Latin Lawyer 250 – Antitrust & Competition (2017 – 2018; 2020);
Latin Lawyer Regulatory Deal of the Year – Embraer (2016);
Latin Lawyer Regulatory Deal of the Year – Anhanguera e Kroton (2014);
Global Competition Review (GCR) – Competition Law Elite in Brazil by GCR 100 (2019 – 2022);
Global Competition Review (GCR) – Americas Merger Control Matter of the Year, for the representation of Abbvie in its merger with Allergan (2021);
Global Competition Review (GCR) – Americas Matter of the year, for the representation of Fiat-Chrysler and its merger with PSA Group (2021);
Global Competition Review (GCR) – Americas Merger Control Matter of the Year, for the Anhanguera merger with Kroton (2015);
Global Competition Review (GCR) – Americas Firm of the Year (2015);                                                                                          Latin Lawyer Regulatory deal of the year (2022).

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