The case will now be reviewed by CADE’s Tribunal
The agreement proposed on the acquisition of MACH by Syniverse will now be reviewed by CADE’s Tribunal
This is the last case submitted to CADE under the former antitrust law no 8.884/94
Two merger files approved with restrictions are the first under the new law
Law 12.529/11 came into force one year ago
Articles for the second edition of the journal may be submitted until July 31
The Council is among the ten best agencies in the world
Operation was approved without restrictions
Antitrust agency carries out dawn raids in 13 companies in São Paulo and Brasília
Company will be notified to present defense
The fines applied to four companies and two individuals totalize BRL 267,000.
The operation will be judged by the Tribunal
The achievement was first earned in 2013, when the Brazilian autarchy received, for the first time, four of five stars
The Council also determined the divestment of plants, and prohibition of carrying operations in the cement and concrete sector until 2019.
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
The companies commit to limit the students’ enrollment in the affected locations during four academic semesters, starting in 2014.
The approval is conditioned to the fulfillment of a series of measure
The Administrative Tribunal will analys the opertaion
Proposal were presented for an overarching framework for the implementation agenda of the International Competition Network (ICN).
According to this document, the two agencies will aim to cooperate and coordinate in their enforcement activities
CADE approved with restrictions, the acquisition
Parker ITR S.R.L will pay approximately BRL 5.1 million
A portfolio of at least 140 thousand clients of Qualicorp’s health care collective membership segment shall be sold.
Fines totaling approximately BRL 11 million
Premerger review regime is among the 20 actions competing to the ENAP Prize
The operation will be analysed by the Tribunal
Operation was cleared without restrictions
Main objective is to avoid duopoly
Fine Applied is of almost BRL 2.9 million
The publication presents CADE’s past positions concerning antitrust policy in the market, aiming at increasing the transparency of CADE’s decisions.
Celebration happened on Tuesday (19) at CADE, in Brasilia
Articles for the third edition may be submitted until January 31st, 2014
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.
Cade’s Tribunal will render the final decision
Tribunal will review decision that authorized the consortium creation in 2006.
Concerns about anticompetitive effects are restricts to undergraduate distance courses in nine Brazilian cities
The two decisions given by the Council involving Telefonica reinforced the understanding that the two mobile phone groups must continue independent.
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
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.
Strong competition concerns motivate an in depth examination
Document includes goals for the 2013-2016 period
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.
The contribution amount to be paid by the commited investigated parties reaches BRL 7.4 millions
Violations may have occurred in 2008 and 2009
Investigation started with leniency agreement
For the infractions, Sinditanque-MG will pay a fine of approximately BRL 319,000
22 cases were condemned, the highest index of the last years
CADE condemns 19 companies from the Federal District for cartel formation on the fire extinguishers market
The fines amount totalize BRL 1.4 million.
The conduct ocurred in Belo Horizonte and metropolitan area
The fines amount totalize BRL 1.2 million.
Fines imposed against the drugstores total up to almost BRL 1.5 million.
The merger approval was conditioned to the modification of some provisions of the license agreement
Case goes to trial by the Tribunal
The case now is to be trialed by CADE’s Tribunal.
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,
The overall fines imposed amount approximately to BRL 19 millions.
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
The Tribunal decided that the transaction was completed before Cade’s approval
The contractual provisions would have potential to raise barriers to entry in the transgenic soybeans market
One is related to cartel and other three to price-fixing
Three companies might formed a cartel in bid rigging for the acquisition of ambulances
The fines amount to approximately BRL 650 thousand.
For the first time a Brazilian integrates the ICN Chair
Changes include confession of practice and requirement for cooperation with investigations
The seminar took place in Brasília on 03 November 2015
After analyzing the appeal presented by competitor UPS against the General Superintendence’s decision, CADE’s Tribunal upholds the approval of the transaction
Proceeding follows to trial by CADE’s Tribunal
The parties will be notified to present their defense
Superintendence issues technical opinion on Ball/Rexam merger transaction in the sector of metal beverage cans
Merger will be analyzed by CADE’s Tribunal
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
The initiative aims at promoting the exchange of experiences on the Competition Law scope
There is evidence of market and clients division, price and commercial conditions fixing and exchange of sensitive information
The first service available at CADE’s electronic protocol will be the notification of merger transactions
Three companies and two individuals were fined BRL 1 million. The charges against the others represented were filed.
Offense would have happened in a bid rigging promoted by Sabesp in 2007
The merger could result in a highh concentrationin the market
Study suggests there are not any economic elements justifying the prohibition of new providers of individual passenger transportation services.
The parties will be notified to present their defense within 30 days
Company will collect BRL 229.1 million in pecuniary contribution
CADE’s General Superintendence opens proceeding to investigate cartel in the market of computer equipments
Irregularities would have occurred in the sales of desktops, notebooks and tablets, among others
The anticompetitive conduct took place between September 1998 and December 2001
General Superintendence opens Administrative Proceedings to analyze alleged exclusivity in consigned loans
Six investigated banks were notified to present their defenses
Companies consummated the transaction without CADE’s previous approval
Association in the sector is also condemned for developing and diffusing price tables to its affiliates
In total, BRL 45.2 million will be collected as pecuniary contribution
Irregularities reached social housing programs. Infringements happened in cities of the state of São Paulo
Book publisher would have committed irregularities in the national market of leisure magazines
Investigated companies will contribute with BRL 35.8 million
CADE signs agreement in alleged bid rigging cartel in the market of hospital laundry services in Rio de Janeiro
Investigated practice occurred between 1999 and 2005
Pecuniary contribution by alleged practice of exclusivity totalize BRL 2 million
The company will pay BRL 7.45 million as pecuniary contribution
The transaction was approved with restrictions
Majority of the council voted for the condemnation of pharmaceutical laboratory
The agency suggests the condemnation of pharmaceutical companies and filed the investigation against cosmetic producer
CADE approves with restrictions the purchase of BRF’s slaughtering units by Minervastrictions the purchase of BRF’s slaughtering units by Minerva
Agreement seeks to prevent increased market power of BRF on the processed food segment
The Council limited the acquisition of new units by the company
The authority also opened a new administrative proceeding to investigate an association that would have developed a price table
Superintendence suggests the condemnation of cartel on the market of calibration of precision instruments
Alleged collusion occurred in São José dos Campos (SP)
General Superintendence opens procedure to investigate supposed cartel on parking lot’s market in São Paulo
The conduct would have occurred between 2010 and 2011
The practice may have happen between 2000 and 2013