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Brazil CADE president asks Superintendence to probe 'possible collusion' among research institutes to manipulate presidential election data

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 13 Oct 2022 21:58
  • 13 Oct 2022 22:44
Brazilian competition authority president Alexandre Cordeiro has asked the agency's Superintendence to investigate "possible collusion" among research institutes for allegedly “manipulating” the market and consumers with "misleading" presidential election data.

"The discrepancy between [opinion polls] and [election] results is so great that there are indications that the errors are not casuistic but intentional

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America


Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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