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Major staff increases, enhancements to advocacy among Brazil competition agency's plans for 2020

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 08 Jan 2020 17:31
  • 08 Jan 2020 17:31
The Brazilian competition authority plans a considerable staff increase and a cooperation agreement with the national Attorney General's Office for "more consistent" advocacy in sectors including aviation, ports and 5G wireless.

The president of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense, or CADE, Alexandre Barreto, told MLex in a recent interview

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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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