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Brazil to hike individual cartel sentences

27 September 2011

Brazil's Secretariat of Economic Law (SDE) has announced it wants to increase sentences for individuals convicted of cartel offences to equal those levied for offences such as robbery. The proposed amendments to the country's cartel laws are due to go before Congress for approval.

Raia Drogasil merger creates Brazil’s largest drugstore chain

Raia Drogasil merger creates Brazil’s largest drugstore chain

10 August 2011

Lima Gonçalves, Jambor, Rotenberg e Silveira Bueno Advogados, Trindade Sociedade de Advogados and Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra - Advogados are helping Drogasil merge with its rival Droga Raia to create the largest drugstore chain in Brazil.

Franceschini partner joins Cascione as associate

24 May 2011

A former partner at Brazil's Franceschini e Miranda Advogados has joined Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados as an associate.

CADE flushes away decade-old toilet roll case

28 February 2011

Brazil's Council for Economic Defence (CADE) has closed a 10-year-old case against three paper manufacturers accused of anti-competitive collusion in the toilet paper market.

Brazil tightens the screws on bid riggers

28 September 2009

Brazil’s Ministry of Planning has decreed that all participants in federal public bids must file a certificate confirming that they have not engaged in bid rigging, following a recommendation by the country’s Secretariat of Economic Law (SDE).

Brazilian brewers object to AmBev's bottles

25 August 2009

Brazilian brewers have accused Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) of anti-competitive practices.

Weighing up the competition

03 March 2009

The region's leading competition practices compared