Antitrust Antitrust

CADE must probe price-gouging if it proves ‘exploitative’ conduct, agency’s top investigator says

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 16 Apr 2020 17:36
  • 16 Apr 2020 18:08
The Brazilian competition authority must probe companies for price-gouging if their conduct is "exploitative” and not merely actions that lead to significantly increased prices, the agency's top investigator, Alexandre Cordeiro, said today, referring to recent price increases on essential products during the Covid-19 pandemic.

"We do have to intervene. But should we control

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