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Brazil's antitrust regulator fines Unilever for freezing out competitors
Brazil's antitrust regulator fines Unilever for freezing out competitors

Brazil's antitrust regulator fines Unilever for freezing out competitors

19 October 2018

Brazil’s antitrust enforcer has fined Unilever for imposing exclusivity and rebates schemes on local retailers in the ice cream market – but let off Nestlé on the same conduct due to its lack of a dominant position.

Brazil's competition watchdog fines salt cartel US$78 million
Brazil's competition watchdog fines salt cartel US$78 million

Brazil's competition watchdog fines salt cartel US$78 million

30 May 2018

Brazil’s competition enforcer has fined two dozen companies and trade associations for participating in a cartel in the country’s salt market for at least 20 years.

Brazil's antitrust agency divided over IP decision
Brazil's antitrust agency divided over IP decision

Brazil's antitrust agency divided over IP decision

19 March 2018

Brazil’s competition authority has narrowly voted to dismiss a case against Volkswagen, Ford and Fiat Chrysler, ending a rare investigation of whether intellectual property enforcement can infringe Brazilian antitrust laws.

Bayer/Monsanto pushes forward in Brazil
Bayer/Monsanto pushes forward in Brazil

Bayer/Monsanto pushes forward in Brazil

16 February 2018

Brazil’s competition enforcer has cleared Bayer’s US$66 billion takeover of Monsanto on condition that Bayer divests key business areas and that the merged agricultural company continues licensing products to third parties – even as critics in the US and EU urge that the deal be blocked.

Nestlé/Garoto end 12-year Brazilian battle with new remedies
Nestlé/Garoto end 12-year Brazilian battle with new remedies

Nestlé/Garoto end 12-year Brazilian battle with new remedies

21 October 2016

Brazil’s competition authority has conditioned its approval of Nestlé’s acquisition of chocolate company Garoto on a confidential package of structural and behavioural remedies, bringing an end to one of the country’s longest-running merger review cases.

Ahead of the competition
Ahead of the competition

Ahead of the competition

29 September 2016

Vincent Manancourt catches up with Gabriel Nogueira Dias and Carlos Francisco de Magalhães, the winners of Latin Lawyer’s first Specialist Law Firm leader of the Year Award

Brazilian enforcer calls for fines against mobile credit cartel
Brazilian enforcer calls for fines against mobile credit cartel

Brazilian enforcer calls for fines against mobile credit cartel

28 September 2016

Brazil’s competition watchdog has asked its decision-making tribunal to fine a cartel that allegedly allocated markets and fixed prices in the market for electronic prepaid mobile credit top-up services.

Johnson & Johnson agrees Brazilian babycare deal
Johnson & Johnson agrees Brazilian babycare deal

Johnson & Johnson agrees Brazilian babycare deal

14 March 2016

US hygiene company Johnson & Johnson has hired Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Brazil’s leading nappy rash cream Hipoglós from counterpart Procter & Gamble.

Latin Lawyer announces inaugural Specialist Law Firm Leader Award
Latin Lawyer announces inaugural Specialist Law Firm Leader Award

Latin Lawyer announces inaugural Specialist Law Firm Leader Award

26 February 2016

Latin Lawyer is delighted to name Carlos Francisco de Magalhães and Gabriel Dias of Magalhães e Dias Advocacia as the first recipients of our new Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award.

CADE settles with AmBev on heavy fine
CADE settles with AmBev on heavy fine

CADE settles with AmBev on heavy fine

17 July 2015

Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defence has reached an in-court settlement with the country’s biggest brewing company on the largest fine the authority has ever been paid.