Antitrust & competition

CADE bags new leniency agreement from Operation Car Wash

Brazil’s competition enforcer has launched another investigation into the construction sector off the back of Operation Car Wash, this time examining alleged bid-rigging for major road work in Rio de Janeiro.

Bosses at Brazil's competition regulator question Bayer/Monsanto merger

The General Superintendence of Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) has recommended that the competition authority challenge Bayer’s US$66 billion agrochemical merger with Monsanto, after concluding the deal could stifle competition and innovation.

'Like keeping Messi on the bench'

Until Argentina passes new antitrust legislation to improve its outdated regulatory framework, the competition authority has a handicap akin to playing a match minus a star player, says Pablo Trevisan, a commissioner at Argentina's National Commission for the Defence of Competition (CNDC).

Leading by example

Lulu Rumsey talks to Nicole Nehme, co-founder of Chilean firm FerradaNehme and winner of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award, about building a successful firm from scratch and why it is important for law firms to institutionalise




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