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by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Mar 31, 2016 04:00 PM, last modified Nov 17, 2017 07:16 PM
TCC

CADE signs agreements with Andrade Gutierrez and UTC concerning cartel investigations in Petrobras and Eletronuclear public bids

By means of the cease-and-desist agreements (TCCs for its acronym in Portuguese), the signatories acknowledge their involvement in the conduct, agree to collaborate with the investigations and to pay a pecuniary contribution totaling BRL 195 million

by assint Published Jan 24, 2017 05:49 PM News
by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Mar 01, 2016 02:30 PM News
cartel

CADE’S General Superintendence investigates international cartel on clay substrates for automobiles

There is evidence of price-fixing and commercial constraint, market share and exchange of sensitive information

by assint Published Dec 24, 2015 03:36 PM News
cartel

CADE maintains Cement Cartel Fines

Companies, associations and individuals were condemned in 2014 for anticompetitive practices

by assint Published Jul 29, 2015 12:00 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
by assint Published Jan 06, 2016 11:00 AM News
Anticompetitive Conduct

Abrinq condemned for infringements against the economic order

CADE condemned brazilian association of toy manufacturers and Synésio Batista da Costa, president of the association, for infringements against the economic order

by assint Published Aug 31, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs Cease and Desist Agreement with Allpark and seven individuals

CADE signed a Cease and Desist Agreement with Allpark Empreendimentos e Participações and seven individuals.

by assint Published Aug 31, 2015 10:35 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs Cease and Desist Agreement in the market of warehousing facilities

CADE signed, on 19 August 2015, a Cease and Desist Agreement in the market of warehousing facilities in the area of influence of the Port de Santos, in the state of São Paulo

by assint Published Aug 31, 2015 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Dec 31, 2015 12:00 AM News
cartel

CADE opens Administrative Proceeding on Petrobras public bid cartel investigation

21 companies and 59 individuals are being accused of participating on the collusion

by assint Published Dec 23, 2015 12:00 AM News
guideline

CADE launches English version of the draft FAQ on the Leniency Program

The deadline for public consultation was extended until February 16th 2016

by assint Published Dec 18, 2015 12:00 AM News
merger

CADE approves Ball’s takeover of Rexam with restrictions

The agreement signed with both companies as a condition for the transaction’s authorization includes the divestiture of plants

by assint Published Dec 09, 2015 12:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE imposes restrictions to transaction involving Telefónica Group

Under the agreements, Telefónica and Vivendi (the minority shareholder of Telefônica Brasil) may not access or share, directly or indirectly, confidential, strategic and competitively sensitive information

by assint Published May 26, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE signs three agreements in cartel investigation

In total, BRL 18.3 million will be collected to the Diffused Rights Fund (FDD for its acronym in Portuguese).

by assint Published Mar 26, 2015 10:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE among the most renowned antitrust agencies in the world

CADE remains among the most renowned antitrust agencies in the world

by assint Published Jun 30, 2015 10:00 AM News
Condemnation

CADE’s General Superintendence recommends condemnation of Copagaz for influencing uniform conduct

Copagaz Distribuidora de Gás S/A for influenced an uniform commercial behavior in the market of distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

by assint Published Apr 20, 2015 09:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE receives award of Agency of the Year – Americas

CADE won the title of Agency of the Year – Americas during the annual award dinner held by the magazine Global Competition Review (GCR)

by assint Published Apr 15, 2015 09:30 AM News
by assint Published Apr 02, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs agreement with construction company Camargo Corrêa in the investigation of Petrobras’ bid rigging cartel

By the agreement, the construction company Construções e Comércio Camargo Corrêa S/A – CCCC and the two former employees, Dalton dos Santos Avancini and Eduardo Hermelino Leite must collect pecuniary contribution of more than BRL 104 million, the highest one ever established under a TCC signed with CADE.

by assint Published Aug 20, 2015 10:00 AM News
Merger

General Superintendence issues opinion about Dabi Atlante and Gnatus merger on the sector of dental products

The Superintendence challenged the merger before CADE’s Tribunal, which will be responsible for the final decision

by assint Published Aug 11, 2015 04:26 PM News
DEE Study

CADE launches study about the agency’s decisions in the supplementary health market

The publication presents CADE’s past positions concerning antitrust policy in this market, in order to provide the transparency of CADE’s decisions.

by assint Published Jun 30, 2015 09:00 AM News
Journal

Journal of Competition Defense earns classification B2 from Qualis

Journal of Competition Defense is now between the best law journals in Brazil

by assint Published Jun 29, 2015 09:00 AM News
by assint Published Jun 29, 2015 10:30 AM News
Agreement

CADE settles in proceeding assessing alleged anticompetitive conducts by Ambev

CADE signed a Cease and Desist Agreement with Ambev in a proceeding assessing an alleged infringement to competition stemming from sales exclusivity practices and from the company’s refrigeration policies.

by assint Published Jun 29, 2015 11:00 AM News
Condemnation

Eli Lilly fined in BRL 36.6 million for sham litigation

The company omitted information about the administrative process in the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI in its acronym in Portuguese), and a series of relevant information about the change of scope in the patent request.

by assint Published Jun 25, 2015 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Jun 15, 2015 11:00 AM News
by assint Published Jun 09, 2015 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Jun 09, 2015 11:00 AM News
Institutional

Federal Senate approves nomination of four Commissioners and the General Superintendent to CADE

The new Commissioners will hold four-year mandates. The General Superintendent was nominated to hold the position for a two-year term.

by assint Published Jun 03, 2015 09:00 AM News
by assint Published May 25, 2015 09:34 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs agreements with medical associations to avoid boycotts and withdrawal

Through the TCCs signed with CADE, besides the pecuniary contribution to the Diffuse Rights Fund (FDD, in its acronym in Portuguese), the associations committed not to force the adoption of CBHPM by hospitals and health insurance plans

by assint Published May 25, 2015 10:00 AM News
Guidelines

CADE publishes guidelines on gun jumping

The document aims at establishing standards to be used as benchmarks for companies in their negotiations and evaluations in merger transactions, in order to avoid gun jumping

by assint Published May 25, 2015 09:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE promotes debate on competition defense within Mercosur

The meeting gathered experts in antitrust policy from the member countries

by assint Published May 25, 2015 10:38 AM News
Cartel

CADE condemns bid-rigging cartel in procurements held by Sabesp

The companies and the individuals were condemned to the payment of fines in the total amount of BRL 19,6 million

by assint Published Apr 30, 2015 08:50 AM News
by assint Published Apr 27, 2015 09:40 AM News
Gun Jumping

Brasfrigo and Goiás Verde will pay BRL 3 million for gun jumping

The agreement also states that Goiás Verde must refrain from using the brand Jurema within the Brazilian territory for two years.

by assint Published Apr 23, 2015 10:50 AM News
Guidelines

CADE presents proposal of guidelines on competition compliance programs

The assessment by CADE of the adoption of these suggestions will happen on a case-by-case basis.

by assint Published Aug 25, 2015 09:00 AM 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
Institutional

General Superintendence concluded opinion on acquisition of Genix by Capsugel

CADE’s Tribunal, which will be responsible for the final decision on the approval, blockage or adoption of eventual remedies

by assint Published Mar 23, 2015 10:30 AM News
Leniency

CADE signs leniency agreement in the scope of “Operation Car Wash”

The evidence obtained through the Leniency Agreement, as well as other evidence eventually collected by SG/CADE, may be used by the MPF/PR in criminal proceedings.

by assint Published Mar 20, 2015 10:00 AM News
Condemnation

CADE condemns medical classes for price fixing

In total, the imposed fines totalize approximately BRL 383,000

by assint Published Mar 12, 2015 11:00 AM News
by assint Published Mar 12, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cartel

Cade and PRF conduct dawn raid against alleged salt cartel in Rio Grande do Norte

The operation took place in the cities of Mossoró, Natal and Rio de Janeiro. There are nine search and seizure warrants against companies and union headquarters.

by assint Published Sep 25, 2012 10:00 AM News
Joint Venture

General Superintendence approves joint venture between Itaú and BMG

It took 48 days for the completion of the analysis.

by assint Published Oct 17, 2012 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE approves, with restrictions, joint venture between GSK and Novartis

CADE approved the creation of a joint venture between GlaxoSmithKline PLC. - GSK - and Novartis AG conditioned to the signature of a Merger Control Agreement

by assint Published Feb 27, 2015 09:00 AM News
by assint Published Oct 17, 2012 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Feb 27, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cooperation

CADE celebrates cooperation agreements with BID and the World Bank

By the signature of the agreements, the agency and the institutions undertake to share information of mutual interest

by assint Published Feb 27, 2015 10:30 AM News
Mergers

General Superintendence renders opinion on transactions involving Telefónica Group

he first transaction consists in the division of Telco S.p.A., holding company with interest in Telecom Italia, the second regards the acquisition of GVT

by assint Published Feb 18, 2015 09:30 AM News
Cartel

CADE seeks evidence of possible cartel in the silicate market

The dawn raid is carried out jointly by Cade and Brazilian Federal polices.

by assint Published Nov 09, 2012 10:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE’s General Superintendence opens investigation in automotive components market

CADE opened, on 13 February 2015, three administrative proceedings to investigate alleged cartel practices in the national and international auto parts markets.

by assint Published Feb 13, 2015 09:00 AM News
Merger

General Superintendence recommends approval of PBKids acquisition by Ri-Happy

The process now will be handed to a Reporting Commissioner who will take it for trial before Cade

by assint Published Nov 20, 2012 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Feb 12, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cartel

Cade investigates possible cartel for passenger freight in Campinas-SP

After, the General Superintendence may send the case for trial by the Cade’s Tribunal.

by assint Published Nov 29, 2012 10:00 AM News
Mergers

CADE’s General Superintendence concludes opinion on GSK/Novartis transaction

CADE recommended to the Tribunal the approval of a joint venture conditioned to the signature of a Merger Control Agreement

by assint Published Feb 12, 2015 10:00 AM News
Mergers

CADE approves ALL/Rumo deal with restrictions

The ACC foresees a series of measures that aim to move away possible anticompetitive conducts

by assint Published Feb 12, 2015 05:05 PM News
Merger

General Superintendence issues opinion on Halliburton’s takeover of Baker Hughes

Merger file will be submitted for judgment by CADE’s Tribunal, responsible for a final decision

by assint Published Dec 07, 2015 02:15 PM News
by assint Published Dec 02, 2015 03:03 PM News
Merger

CADE signs reversibility agreement for the acquisition of Brasfrigo by Goiás Verde

CADE determined that the acquisition of Brasfrigo Alimentos Ltda. by Goiás Verde Alimentos Ltda. would have been closed before the notification and approval of the agency – practice known as gun jumping.

by assint Published Feb 02, 2015 05:00 PM News
by assint Published Feb 02, 2015 10:00 AM News
Merger

Veyance acquisition by Continental is approved by CADE

The approval of the transaction is conditioned to the fulfillment of measures foreseen in a Merger Control Agreement

by assint Published Jan 29, 2015 04:00 PM 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 assint Published Jan 05, 2015 10:00 AM News
ANTICOMPETITIVE CONDUCT

CADE’s General Superintendence opens proceeding against taxi drivers in Uber case

CADE identified that there is evidence that some taxi drivers would have used violence against Uber drivers and passengers

by assint Published Nov 20, 2015 12:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE opens administrative procedure on the Angra 3 Public Procurement Cartel investigation

Seven companies and 21 individuals are being accused of participating in the collusion

by assint Published Nov 19, 2015 05:19 PM News
Merger

CADE’s General Superintendence renders opinion on BRF/Minerva merger

fter the General Superintendence’s opinion, the case will be assigned to a Reporting Commissioner, who will be responsible for the analysis and presentation to the Administrative Tribunal.

by assint Published Jun 27, 2014 03:35 PM News
by assint Published Nov 17, 2015 05:23 PM News
by assint Published Nov 12, 2015 05:22 PM News
by assint Published Dec 17, 2012 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Dec 18, 2012 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE ends exclusivity in tobacco points of sale

Agreement signed with Philip Morris ceases merchandising exclusivity of

by assint Published Jan 28, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Feb 01, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Feb 08, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Feb 14, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Feb 21, 2013 10:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE Applies 120 million BRL in Fines against Fuel Cartels

Value corresponds to fines imposed by six different cartel convictions

by assint Published Mar 07, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE approves merger of Azul and Trip

Operation creates third largest Brazilian airline company and increases competition in the industry

by assint Published Mar 07, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Mar 07, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Mar 21, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE approves acquisition of Skype by Microsoft

The acquisition will enable the integration of Skype with Hotmail and Messenger

by assint Published Apr 16, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

JBS shall report purchases of meat packing companies to CADE for the next 30 months

Such a requirement is set forth in a Performance Agreement signed between Cade and JBS

by assint Published Apr 18, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Apr 18, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Apr 18, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Apr 19, 2013 10:00 AM News