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Brazilian Senate approves draft bill proposing exemption for CADE approval of certain deals due to Covid-19

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 03 Apr 2020 17:41
  • 03 Apr 2020 17:41
The Brazilian Senate unanimously approved a draft bill proposing that agreements involving joint ventures, consortia and associative contracts signed as of March 20 wouldn't have to be submitted for the Brazilian antitrust authority's approval until Oct. 31, or as long as the country's state of emergency due to Covid-19 lasts. 

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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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