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Cartel rulings expected to decrease in Brazil due to suspension of deadlines for defendants during pandemic, CADE head says

By Ana Paula Candil and Flavia Fortes
  • 29 Jun 2020 15:16
  • 29 Jun 2020 15:16
Cartel rulings are expected to decrease in the following months due to a presidential provisional measure published in March that suspended, for a “disproportionately” long time, deadlines for defendants during the Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil, the competition authority's president, Alexandre Barreto, told MLex.
“It is obvious that this will hinder

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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).

Flavia Fortes

Global Head of Mergers

Flavia writes about merger control, antitrust enforcement and litigation in the U.S. and Brazil. Before joining MLex, Flavia worked as an Antitrust Consultant in the Federal Trade Commission's Office of International Affairs and as a Research Fellow for the American Antitrust Institute. She has written on the intersection of antitrust law and intellectual property law in technology-driven and innovative markets.

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