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Smurfit Kappa, Westrock ask Brazil's CADE to proceed with fast-track review, despite questions over containerboard market share

By Flavia Fortes
  • 16 Nov 2023 20:45
  • 16 Nov 2023 20:45
Smurfit Kappa and Westrock asked the Brazilian antitrust regulator to proceed with the review of their deal under the fast-track procedure, despite questions over whether their share of the containerboard manufacturing market exceeds the threshold for summary review.
The companies told the Administrative Council for Economic Defense, or CADE, that

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Flavia Fortes

Global Head of Mergers

Flavia writes about merger control, antitrust enforcement and litigation in the U.S. and Brazil. Before joining MLex, Flavia worked as an Antitrust Consultant in the Federal Trade Commission's Office of International Affairs and as a Research Fellow for the American Antitrust Institute. She has written on the intersection of antitrust law and intellectual property law in technology-driven and innovative markets.

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