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Exclusivity contracts imposed by top firms worrisome, lack efficiencies, Brazil’s CADE councilor says

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 07 Dec 2022 16:33
  • 07 Dec 2022 16:33
Exclusivity contracts imposed by top firms are more worrisome and harmful to competition because those agreements usually lack efficiencies, said Gustavo Augusto Lima de Freitas, a councilor with the Brazilian competition authority. 
He said the Administrative Council for Economic Defense, or CADE, has been more attentive to these cases and

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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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