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.
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.
A former partner at Brazil's Franceschini e Miranda Advogados has joined Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados as an associate.
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’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 have accused Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) of anti-competitive practices.
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