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by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Mar 31, 2016 04:00 PM, last modified Jul 09, 2019 02:09 PM
by assint Published Apr 26, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

Superintendence suggests second agreement in a merger case under the new antitrust law

The agreement proposed on the acquisition of MACH by Syniverse will now be reviewed by CADE’s Tribunal

by assint Published May 03, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

General Superintendence suggests blocking of acquisition in the market of metallic barriers

This is the last case submitted to CADE under the former antitrust law no 8.884/94

by assint Published May 17, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE signs the first two Merger Control Agreements

Two merger files approved with restrictions are the first under the new law

by assint Published May 23, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published May 31, 2013 10:00 AM News
Competition Journal

CADE releases Brazilian Competition Journal

Articles for the second edition of the journal may be submitted until July 31

by assint Published Jun 27, 2013 10:00 AM News
International ranking

CADE receives 4 stars in international ranking

The Council is among the ten best agencies in the world

by assint Published Jun 27, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Jul 03, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Jul 04, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Jul 17, 2013 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive Conduct

CADE condemns two cases of price fixing for driving schools

The fines applied to four companies and two individuals totalize BRL 267,000.

by assint Published Jun 27, 2014 02:00 PM News
by assint Published Jun 24, 2014 11:40 AM News
Institutional

CADE remains as one of the eight best antitrust agencies in the world

The achievement was first earned in 2013, when the Brazilian autarchy received, for the first time, four of five stars

by assint Published Jun 05, 2014 10:45 AM News
Cartel

CADE fines cement cartel in BLR 3.1 billion

The Council also determined the divestment of plants, and prohibition of carrying operations in the cement and concrete sector until 2019.

by assint Published May 29, 2014 02:50 PM News
Search and Seizure

CADE carries out dawn raid to investigate alleged resins cartel in the states of São Paulo, Espírito Santo, and Paraná

The operation had the participation of the Federal Police, of Public Prosecutors’ Office and court officials

by assint Published May 28, 2014 03:34 PM News
ACC

Acquisition of Uniseb by Estacio is approved with restrictions

The companies commit to limit the students’ enrollment in the affected locations during four academic semesters, starting in 2014.

by assint Published May 15, 2014 09:35 AM News
Merger

CADE imposes remedies to Kroton and Anhanguera merger

The approval is conditioned to the fulfillment of a series of measure

by assint Published May 14, 2014 02:20 PM News
by assint Published May 14, 2014 03:56 PM News
International Competition Network

Brazil proposes initiatives to strengthen the International Competition Network (ICN)

Proposal were presented for an overarching framework for the implementation agenda of the International Competition Network (ICN).

by assint Published Apr 28, 2014 04:00 PM News
Institutional

CADE signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Japan Fair Trade Commission

According to this document, the two agencies will aim to cooperate and coordinate in their enforcement activities

by assint Published Apr 28, 2014 03:40 PM News
by assint Published Apr 10, 2014 05:20 PM News
Cartel

CADE Approved New agreement in Alleged Marine Hoses Cartel

Parker ITR S.R.L will pay approximately BRL 5.1 million

by assint Published Oct 24, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE applies restrictions in health benefits administration market acquisitions

A portfolio of at least 140 thousand clients of Qualicorp’s health care collective membership segment shall be sold.

by assint Published Apr 10, 2014 10:20 AM News
by assint Published Oct 24, 2013 10:00 AM News
Innovation Prize

CADE is the finals for the Public Management Innovation Prize

Premerger review regime is among the 20 actions competing to the ENAP Prize

by assint Published Oct 30, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Apr 03, 2014 11:30 AM News
by assint Published Nov 22, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Nov 29, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Nov 29, 2013 10:00 AM News
Study

CADE launches study concerning decisions in gas retail

The publication presents CADE’s past positions concerning antitrust policy in the market, aiming at increasing the transparency of CADE’s decisions.

by assint Published Mar 27, 2014 02:36 PM News
Bilateral Cooperation

CADE Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Ecuador’s Antitrust Authority

Celebration happened on Tuesday (19) at CADE, in Brasilia

by assint Published Nov 29, 2013 10:00 AM News
Journal

CADE launches the Second Edition of its Competition Journal

Articles for the third edition may be submitted until January 31st, 2014

by assint Published Nov 29, 2013 10:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE’s investigation indicates evidence of cartel in public tenders for trains and subways in five states

The evidence collected in a search and seizure demonstrates that the supposed cartel allegedly operated in 15 public tenders which sum BRL 9.4 billion.

by assint Published Mar 21, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Dec 04, 2013 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive conduct

CADE will investigate Gemini Consortium for abuse of economic power

Tribunal will review decision that authorized the consortium creation in 2006.

by assint Published Dec 05, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE’s Superintendence renders opinion on Estácio and Uniseb merger

Concerns about anticompetitive effects are restricts to undergraduate distance courses in nine Brazilian cities

by assint Published Feb 27, 2014 09:42 AM News
Concentration Act

CADE blocks deepening of business relations between Vivo, Telefonica, and Tim

The two decisions given by the Council involving Telefonica reinforced the understanding that the two mobile phone groups must continue independent.

by assint Published Dec 05, 2013 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

ABB signs settlement agreement with CADE in alleged submarine and underground cables international cartel

This is the first settlement in a cartel investigation since the new TCC regulation came into force

by assint Published Dec 19, 2013 10:00 AM News
Cartel

Superintendence recommends condemnation of bid rigging cartel on orthosis and orthopedics prosthesis market

The cartel affected public bids organized by the National Institute of Social Security (INSS for its acronym in Portuguese) in the State of São Paulo.

by assint Published Feb 24, 2014 03:40 PM News
by assint Published Dec 20, 2013 10:00 AM News
Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan is available in English

Document includes goals for the 2013-2016 period

by admin Published Aug 22, 2013 03:00 PM News
Condemnation

CADE sanctions three anticompetitive conducts

Tribunal of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) rendered three condemnations for infractions to the economic order in the markets of cash and values’ transportation, driving schools, and air freight.

by assint Published Feb 20, 2014 09:25 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs settlement agreement in alleged international cargo freight cartel

The contribution amount to be paid by the commited investigated parties reaches BRL 7.4 millions

by assint Published Jan 24, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Jan 30, 2014 10:00 AM News
by admin Published Aug 28, 2013 03:00 PM News
Condemnation

Sinditanque-MG is condemned for price fixing in fuel transportation market

For the infractions, Sinditanque-MG will pay a fine of approximately BRL 319,000

by assint Published Feb 06, 2014 04:00 PM News
Anticompetitive conduct

CADE strengthens anticompetitive conducts repression in 2013

22 cases were condemned, the highest index of the last years

by assint Published Jan 30, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Feb 06, 2014 03:20 PM News
by assint Published Feb 06, 2014 03:40 PM News
Cartel

Eleven drugstores from Santa Catarina were condemned for cartel participation

Fines imposed against the drugstores total up to almost BRL 1.5 million.

by assint Published Jan 31, 2014 10:25 AM News
Merger

CADE approved with restriction license agreement between Monsanto and Bayer

The merger approval was conditioned to the modification of some provisions of the license agreement

by assint Published Jan 23, 2014 10:45 AM News
by admin Published Aug 28, 2013 03:00 PM News
Cartel

General Superintendence asks for condemnation of doors and metal detection systems cartel

CADE´s General Superintendence recommended in a report published on the Federal Official Journal of 30 December 2013, the condemnation of ten executives and employees and four companies,

by assint Published Jan 06, 2014 03:20 PM News
Anticompetitive conduct

CADE condemns cartel of fuel in Rio Grande do Sul

The overall fines imposed amount approximately to BRL 19 millions.

by assint Published Jun 28, 2013 03:00 PM News
Merger

CADE applies restrictions on purchase of hospitals in Brasilia

The antitrust agency conditioned the approval of the transaction by the sale of the Santa Lucia hospital or the sale of the Santa Luzia hospital

by assint Published Jun 27, 2013 03:20 PM News
Merger

CADE imposed a BRL 3 million fine against OGX for gun jumping

The Tribunal decided that the transaction was completed before Cade’s approval

by admin Published Aug 28, 2013 04:00 PM News
Restrictions

CADE imposes restrictions to Monsanto licensing agreements

The contractual provisions would have potential to raise barriers to entry in the transgenic soybeans market

by admin Published Aug 29, 2013 04:00 PM News
by assint Published Jun 18, 2013 10:25 AM News
Cartel

Superintendent asks for the condemnation of cartel in ambulance bid rigging

Three companies might formed a cartel in bid rigging for the acquisition of ambulances

by assint Published May 31, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published May 31, 2013 09:40 AM News
Institutional

CADE's president accepts position as ICN Vice-Chair

For the first time a Brazilian integrates the ICN Chair

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by admin Published Sep 04, 2013 05:00 PM News
Institutional

CADE sets new policy for agreements in cartel investigations

Changes include confession of practice and requirement for cooperation with investigations

by assint Published Mar 08, 2013 10:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE and OECD promote seminar on bid rigging

The seminar took place in Brasília on 03 November 2015

by assint Published Nov 03, 2015 04:25 PM 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
by assint Published Oct 05, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE investigates a gas station cartel in Joinville, Santa Catarina state

The parties will be notified to present their defense

by assint Published Oct 05, 2015 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Oct 05, 2015 10:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE refused to consider Mastercard’s consultation

On the authority’s evaluation, the application of the company does not fulfill the requirements of the Resolution 12/2015. The Tribunal’s decision was unanimous

by assint Published Oct 15, 2015 10:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE organizes workshop about International Cooperation

The initiative aims at promoting the exchange of experiences on the Competition Law scope

by assint Published Oct 27, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE’s General Superintendence investigates national cartel of hydrometers

There is evidence of market and clients division, price and commercial conditions fixing and exchange of sensitive information

by assint Published Oct 27, 2015 10:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE approves resolution that implements the agency’s electronic protocol

The first service available at CADE’s electronic protocol will be the notification of merger transactions

by assint Published Oct 28, 2015 10:00 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

Cade blocks merger between Condor and Tigre

The merger could result in a highh concentrationin the market

by assint Published Sep 03, 2015 03:00 PM News
Study

CADE conducts study on individual passenger transportation

Study suggests there are not any economic elements justifying the prohibition of new providers of individual passenger transportation services.

by assint Published Sep 04, 2015 10:45 AM News
by assint Published Jul 02, 2015 04:34 PM News
Judicial Deal

CADE authorizes signature of judicial agreement with Ambev

Company will collect BRL 229.1 million in pecuniary contribution

by assint Published Jul 14, 2015 03:00 PM News
by assint Published Jul 23, 2015 03:00 PM News
by assint Published Jun 10, 2015 03:20 PM News
Gun Jumping

Gás Local and Gasmig to pay BRL 90,000 for gun jumping

Companies consummated the transaction without CADE’s previous approval

by assint Published Jun 29, 2015 09:00 AM News
Cartel

Manufactures of orthopedic orthotics and prosthesis are fined for bid rigging cartel

Association in the sector is also condemned for developing and diffusing price tables to its affiliates

by assint Published Dec 12, 2014 10:20 AM News
Agreements

CADE signs seven agreements in cartel investigations

In total, BRL 45.2 million will be collected as pecuniary contribution

by assint Published Dec 12, 2014 10:50 AM News
Cartel

CADE sentences solar heaters bid rigging cartel

Irregularities reached social housing programs. Infringements happened in cities of the state of São Paulo

by assint Published Sep 30, 2015 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive Conduct

CADE’s General Superintendence recommends the conviction of Ediouro for anticompetitive conducts

Book publisher would have committed irregularities in the national market of leisure magazines

by assint Published Sep 30, 2015 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs agreement on supposed ambulance bid rigging cartel

Investigated companies will contribute with BRL 35.8 million

by assint Published Jul 30, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Jul 30, 2014 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE settles with individuals in the AmBev’s Tô Contigo case

Pecuniary contribution by alleged practice of exclusivity totalize BRL 2 million

by assint Published Jul 30, 2014 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs Cease and Desist Agreement with REDECARD

The company will pay BRL 7.45 million as pecuniary contribution

by assint Published Jul 23, 2014 04:24 PM News
Merger

CADE authorizes the acquisition of DASA shares by Grupo Bueno

The transaction was approved with restrictions

by assint Published Jul 30, 2014 12:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE fines cartel in the market of generic medicines in BRL 4.2 million

Majority of the council voted for the condemnation of pharmaceutical laboratory

by assint Published Aug 07, 2014 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive conduct

CADE’s General Superintendence concludes investigation of sham litigation cases

The agency suggests the condemnation of pharmaceutical companies and filed the investigation against cosmetic producer

by assint Published Aug 20, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Aug 21, 2014 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE imposes restrictions to JBS and Rodopa transaction

The Council limited the acquisition of new units by the company

by assint Published Aug 21, 2014 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE’s General Superintendence recommends condemnation of unions and individuals for price fixing

The authority also opened a new administrative proceeding to investigate an association that would have developed a price table

by assint Published Aug 14, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Sep 15, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Sep 15, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Sep 03, 2014 10:00 AM News