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Consensual remedies in mergers are the norm in Brazil, unilateral restrictions the exception, CADE Superintendent says

By Ana Paula Candil and Paula Mariane
  • 14 Jun 2023 22:28
  • 14 Jun 2023 23:29
The Brazilian competition authority prefers to apply consensual remedies in mergers, said agency Superintendent Alexandre Barreto, noting that imposing unilateral restrictions is an exception.
"From our point of view, a unilateral remedy is not a desirable outcome," Barreto from the Administrative Council for Economic Defense, or CADE, said at an

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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).

Paula Mariane

Correspondent, Latin America

Paula is a journalist and photographer from Brazil with more than 10 years of experience in covering social, political and international affairs. Before joining MLex, she worked at CNN Brasil and Al Jazeera as a writer and producer. TEDx speaker and author of the book “Bonds of Honor,” Paula is the first civilian to produce a long-term photographic series of the Brazilian Army.

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