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Brazil leniency agreements significantly dropped in 2020 due to Covid, CADE superintendent says

By Caio Rinaldi and Ana Paula Candil
  • 13 Nov 2020 15:35
  • 13 Nov 2020 15:55
Leniency agreements signed with the Brazilian competition authority have dropped significantly in 2020 in comparison to last year, agency Superintendent Alexandre Cordeiro said, attributing the drop to the Covid-19 pandemic's impact on the agency’s ability to forge deals.
Speaking at a seminar* today, Cordeiro said from Jan. 1 to Oct.

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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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