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Globo under scrutiny in Brazil for allegedly discriminating against soccer clubs in broadcast contracts

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 28 Sep 2020 17:38
  • 29 Sep 2020 11:30
Brazil's largest broadcaster, Globo, is under investigation by the national competition authority for allegedly discriminating against soccer teams that have contracts with other broadcasters and for hindering competitors' access to the soccer broadcasting market.

The Administrative Council for Economic Defense, or CADE, decided Friday to open the preliminary investigation, following a complaint by

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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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