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Only discrimination involving digital product design should be considered self-preferencing, says CADE's Fernandes

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 23 Mar 2023 20:15
  • 23 Mar 2023 22:13
Only discrimination involving the design of digital products or services should be classified as self-preferencing, said Brazilian competition authority Councilor Victor Fernandes, and business models involving contractual conditions shouldn't be.
He said antitrust authorities generally consider both things self-preferencing conduct in their investigations — an approach the councilor said is

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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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