José Alexandre Buaiz Neto serves domestic and international clients from different industries in competition law matters, working on notification of deals to the Brazilian antitrust authority (CADE), defences in administrative proceedings, and negotiation of leniency programmes and cease-and-desist commitments. In the compliance arena, José Alexandre has substantial experience in internal investigations regarding several aspects (antitrust, anticorruption, accounting fraud, money laundering, and others), as well as in defending clients and negotiating agreements with public prosecutors at federal and state levels, the Federal Comptroller Board (CGU), the Federal Attorney-General Office (AGU), and other competent bodies. He also practises in civil and commercial litigation and in disputes over decisions from administrative bodies.
He holds a bachelor's degree in law from the University of Brasília (UnB) and LLM from Boston University. He was a foreign associate at Mayer Brown in New York and he is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
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