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Agreements

CADE signs six Cease and Desist agreements in the midst of investigations on anticompetitive practices

The agency’s Tribunal reasserts the agreements policy adopted by the Antitrust Authority

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Aug 01, 2016 10:33 AM News
Guide

CADE publishes Guidelines on Horizontal Mergers

Known as Guideline H, the document will provide guidance on the analysis of mergers involving competitors or potential competitors

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Aug 01, 2016 10:25 AM News
Trial Sessions

CADE inaugurates Trial Panel

Real-time videowall will inform the progress of the Antitrust Authority’s sessions

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Aug 01, 2016 10:21 AM News
Dawn Raid

CADE, Federal Prosecution Office at the state of Goiás and Federal Police carry out dawn raids to investigate alleged cartel in railways bids

The Operation is an outcome of the “Car Wash Operation”, based on a new leniency agreement signed by CADE and Camargo Corrêa

by assint published Jul 01, 2016 06:50 PM News
Guidelines

CADE publishes English version of the Guidelines on Antitrust Leniency Program

The document includes best practices adopted by CADE's General Superintendence when negotiating and signing leniency agreements

by assint published Jun 22, 2016 06:48 PM News
Administrative Proceeding

CADE’s General Superintendence sees anticompetitive conduct of car assemblers that prevent auto-parts replacement by independent manufacturers

The antitrust authority recommended the condemnation of Fiat, Ford and Volkswagen for abusive use of industrial property rights on the designing of automotive parts

by assint published Jun 20, 2016 06:00 PM News
Merger

CADE authorizes HSBC’s acquisition by Bradesco

The approval of the operation was conditioned to a Merger Control Agreement

by assint published Jun 09, 2016 11:48 AM News
Administrative Proceeding

CADE’s General Superintendence concludes investigation on Gemini Consortium

Opinion recommends the condemnation of Petrobras, White Martins and GNL Gemini

by assint published Jun 01, 2016 01:00 PM News
by assint published Jun 01, 2016 12:00 PM News
Institutional

CADE launches its new institutional website

The new website meets accessibility standards and follows the digital communication identity of the Brazilian Government

by assint published Jun 01, 2016 11:55 AM News
Administrative Proceeding

CADE’s General Superintendence opens Administrative Proceeding against Instituto Aço Brasil

The Proceeding investigates alleged abuse of right of petition with anti-competitive purpose

by assint published Jun 01, 2016 11:47 AM News
Joint Venture

Cade approves, with restrictions, joint venture between Itaú Unibanco and Mastercard

The Brazilian market will have a new card flag, with the commitment to introduce new technologies that benefit consumers

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published May 12, 2016 05:53 PM News
Operation investigates alleged fuel cartel in the Federal District

CADE, the Federal Police and the Federal Public Prosecution Service of the Federal District and Territories (MPDFT) conduct second phase of Dubai Operation

On 6 May 2016, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense – CADE, jointly with the Federal Police and the Group of Fight against Organized Crime of the Public Prosecution Service of the Federal District and Territories (GAECO-MPDFT in its acronym in Portuguese), conducts the execution of four search and seize warrants in residences of four individuals, among managers and owners of fuel station networks involved in an alleged cartel in market of fuels in the Federal District.

by assint published May 06, 2016 12:00 AM News
Joint Venture

Cade approves with restrictions joint-venture between Saint Gobain and SiCBRAS in the silicon carbide market

The material is used for the production of abrasives and refractories in the metallurgical industry

by admin published Apr 29, 2016 10:45 AM News
Merger

CADE’s General Superintendence concludes opinion on the acquisition of HSBC by Bradesco

Opinion recommends the merger’s approval conditioned to the signature of a Merger Control Agreement

by admin published Apr 29, 2016 10:30 AM News
Bid rigging

CADE condemns blood derivatives’ cartel

Three companies and two individuals were fined BRL 1 million. The charges against the others represented were filed.

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Apr 15, 2016 11:06 AM News
Merger

TNT’s acquisition by FedEx is approved without restrictions

After analyzing the appeal presented by competitor UPS against the General Superintendence’s decision, CADE’s Tribunal upholds the approval of the transaction

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Apr 04, 2016 11:30 AM News
Institutional

CADE´s president named as 2016 Yale World Fellow

Vinicius Marques de Carvalho will join a group of exemplary mid-career professionals for an intensive leadership training

by assint published Mar 31, 2016 03:29 PM News
by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Mar 01, 2016 02:30 PM News
Cartel

Superintendence investigates international cartel of maritime transportation of automobiles

There is robust evidence that the anticompetitive conduct would have been practiced by the largest companies of maritime transportation of the world.

by assint published Mar 01, 2016 10:00 AM News
Guidelines

CADE publishes the English version for the Compliance Guidelines

The guidelines detail the required actions for a sound compliance program and which benefits are brought to companies that implement them.

by assint published Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM News
by assint published Feb 03, 2016 10:00 AM News
by assint published Jan 26, 2016 10:00 AM News
Gun Jumping

Cisco and Technicolor admit practice of gun jumping in global transaction

The parties closed a global transaction for the takeover of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cisco Systems Inc.by Technicolor S/A

by assint published Jan 21, 2016 10:00 AM News