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Traditional merger review preserved in Brazil during pandemic, CADE’s top investigator says

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 18 May 2020 14:56
  • 18 May 2020 14:56
Traditional merger review in Brazil will be preserved during the pandemic regardless of the expected increase in the use of the failing-firm defense by companies seeking approval for their deals, competition agency Superintendent Alexandre Cordeiro said today.

"We won’t change our standard of analysis. We never used the failing-firm defense as the

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