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by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Mar 31, 2016 04:00 PM, last modified Jul 19, 2019 05:13 PM
by assint Published Sep 02, 2014 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs Agreement with Chocolate Companies association

Organization cannot previously disclose information about percentages for readjustments

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

CADE receives contributions on proceedings for consultations and for the analysis of mergers

Agency extended the deadline for the public consultation about the new system of management of electronic proceedings

by assint Published Oct 31, 2014 10:00 AM News
Merger

Acquisition of Innova by Videolar is approved with restrictions

Competition remedies were established in agreement signed between CADE and the parties

by assint Published Oct 02, 2014 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive conduct

CADE authorizes signature of judicial agreement with TAM

Airline should collect BRL 1.2 million as pecuniary contribution

by assint Published Oct 31, 2014 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive conduct

CADE reduces international air cargo cartel fines

Companies and individuals were condemned in 2013 for the anticompetitive practice

by assint Published Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE settles in cartel investigation in the salt market

One company and an individual will collect BRL 5.5 million as pecuniary contribution

by assint Published Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM News
Merger

General Superintendence concludes opinion on Holcim/Lafarge transaction

Agreement negotiated with the parties will be forwarded to the Tribunal

by assint Published Nov 17, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Nov 13, 2014 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE blocks Braskem’s acquisition of Solvay

Transaction would create a monopoly in the national production of PVC

by assint Published Nov 12, 2014 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive conduct

CADE opens administrative proceeding to investigate school meals cartel in São Paulo

After the notification, the investigated parties have 30 days to present defense

by assint Published Nov 10, 2014 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE approves with restrictions Holcim/Lafarge merger

Companies must divest plants in Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro

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

CADE signs agreement with cooperatives of anesthesiologists

Two of them refer to judicial agreements

by assint Published Dec 12, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Dec 12, 2014 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE approves purchase of EMI by Universal Music and Sony

Transactions were approved without restrictions by the Tribunal

by assint Published Sep 27, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

Hypermarcas purchases Olla and Jontex

Cade authorized two operations through which Hypermarcas joined the condom market

by assint Published Sep 27, 2013 10:00 AM News
Cartel

General Superintendence starts investigation against alleged salt cartel

Investigated companies account for over 80% of salt production in the country

by assint Published Sep 26, 2013 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE blocks acquisition of mangels steel unit by Armco

Together the companies would control almost 70% of the market

by assint Published Oct 10, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Oct 11, 2013 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Oct 08, 2013 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive Conduct

CADE’s General Superintendence suggests the condemnation of Anesthesiology Societies and Cooperatives

The conducts would affect the market for the provision of anesthesiology services of Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Maranhão and Mato Grosso do Sul

by assint Published Mar 27, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Apr 03, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Aug 27, 2014 10:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE establishes new rules for merger filings and disciplines the call up procedure

Changes derive from public consultations held by the antitrust agency

by assint Published Oct 31, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Oct 07, 2014 10:00 AM News
Anticompetitive conduct

General Superintendence recommends condemnation of port service companies

Case is to be judged by CADE’s Tribunal, responsible for the final decision

by assint Published Oct 08, 2014 10:00 AM News
Cartel

General Superintendence investigates power consumption measurement systems cartel

Companies involved in the collusion will be notified to present defense

by assint Published Oct 10, 2014 10:00 AM News
Price-fixing

Cade applies BRL 2.7 million in fines for price-fixing of medical services

Anticompetitive behaviors were carried out by organizations representing the medical profession

by assint Published Oct 31, 2014 10:00 AM News
cartel

CADE condemns four cases of price fixing of medical services

In total, approximately BRL 1.3 million in fines were applied

by assint Published Oct 31, 2014 10:00 AM News
by assint Published Oct 13, 2014 10:00 AM News
Merger

CADE approves, with restrictions, Fleury’s transaction in the diagnostic medicine market

Among the remedies, the company is prevented from carrying out acquisitions in the city of Rio de Janeiro

by admin Published Aug 08, 2014 10:00 AM News
TCC

Cade signs three new agreements in cartel investigations

Agreements signed with Samsung and LG refer to the inquiry of a LCD international collusion

by admin Published Aug 21, 2014 09:00 AM News
by admin Published Oct 02, 2014 10:00 AM News
by admin Published Oct 24, 2014 09:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE approves new rules for the notification of association agreements

Resolution comes into force 60 days after publication in the Official Gazette

by admin Published Oct 31, 2014 09:00 AM News
by admin Published Dec 02, 2014 09:00 AM News
by admin Published Dec 10, 2014 11:23 AM News
by admin Published Mar 26, 2015 09:00 AM News
Cartel

CADE’s General Superintendence investigates cartel in the market of safety devices for vehicles

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

by admin Published Jul 06, 2015 09:00 AM News
Institutional

III Workshop on Competition Enforcement and International Cooperation

The discussions will focus on merger control and international cooperation in merger control, as well as contemporary issues in antitrust enforcement

by admin Published Sep 02, 2015 09:00 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 admin Published Sep 30, 2015 09:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE’s Superintendence orders the presentation of two unnotified transactions

One of the transactions refers to the acquisition of Banco Carrefour by Banco Itaú; the other concerns a codeshare agreement between TAM and Trip

by admin Published Sep 30, 2015 09:30 AM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

CADE signs four Cease and Desist Agreements in antitrust investigations

More than BRL 9.8 million will be collected as pecuniary contributions

by admin Published Sep 30, 2015 10:00 AM News
by admin Published Oct 06, 2015 09:00 AM News
Guidelines

CADE publishes draft FAQ on agency’s Leniency Program

Agency will receive feedback on the document and proposals of amendment to the Internal Statute until 10 January 2016

by admin Published Nov 11, 2015 11:00 AM News
Merger

CADE clears Dabi Atlante and Gnatus Merger

The approval was conditioned to the divestment of the brand “Gnatus” and to the end of exclusivity with distributors and technical assistance service suppliers

by admin Published Nov 26, 2015 10:00 AM News
Institutional

CADE’s new Commissioners and General Superintendent appointed

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 Jul 31, 2015 03:23 PM 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
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
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
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
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
by assint Published Jun 01, 2016 12:00 PM 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Joint venture

Blue Cycle’s joint venture is considered gun jumping

Cade applies fines and determines the nullity of the contract established in the Joint Venture for the exclusive distribution of bicycles parts in Brazil

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Aug 31, 2016 12:10 PM News
Anticompetitive conduct

CADE’s General Superintendence concludes opinion on discriminatory conduct in the gas market

Comgás made the investigative request against Petrobras

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Aug 31, 2016 12:17 PM News
Condemnation

CADE condemns shopping malls for imposing radius clauses in contracts

The practices were conducted by companies in the city of Porto Alegre, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Sep 06, 2016 04:29 PM News
Guide

CADE publishes English version of the Guidelines on gun jumping

The document is available on CADE’s website

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Sep 27, 2016 05:03 PM News
Administrative Proceeding

CADE’s General Superintendence asks for the condemnation of companies in the mobile recharge market

The irregularities may have occurred in the distribution market of electronic recharges for prepaid mobile phones

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Sep 30, 2016 11:04 AM News
Merger

CADE approves with restrictions the acquisition of the brands Olla, Jontex and Lovetex by Reckit Benckiser

The acquirer will have to divest the K-Y brand, which is marketed in Brazil

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Sep 30, 2016 11:07 AM News
Merger

CADE’s Superintendence concludes opinion about Joint-Venture between Banks in the sector of credit information services

The Superintendence recommended the approval of the transaction, conditioned to the signature of a Merger Control Agreement

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Sep 30, 2016 11:09 AM News
Cartel

CADE’S General Superintendence investigates cartel of replacement auto-parts

There is evidence that 28 companies and, at least, 66 individuals were involved in the anticompetitive conducts

by Assessoria de Comunicação Social Published Oct 03, 2016 11:18 AM News
by assint Published Nov 24, 2016 06:07 PM News
by assint Published Dec 02, 2016 12:09 PM News
Leniency Agreement

CADE investigates cartel in public bids for the construction of World Cup 2014 stadiums

The inquiry results from a new Leniency Agreement signed with the company Andrade Gutierrez

by assint Published Dec 07, 2016 02:46 PM News
by assint Published Dec 13, 2016 11:49 AM News
Oficial opinion

CADE’s General Superintendence asks for the condemnation of international cartel in the Optical Disk Drives market

The merger has been submitted to CADE’s Tribunal analysis, which will be responsible for the final decision

by assint Published Jan 02, 2017 11:36 AM News
Cartel

CADE opens an Administrative Proceeding to investigate wrongdoings in the real estate brokerage market

The antitrust authority is investigating an alleged cartel and the standardization of professional scales of charges in the referred market

by assint Published Nov 03, 2016 02:20 PM News
Review

CADE’s Tribunal approves a solution to Nestlé/Garoto case

Dispatch that predict measures to be followed by the company was homologated by the Council

by assint Published Nov 03, 2016 02:27 PM News
New conditions

Cade reviews transaction involving JBS and Rodopa in meat markets

The companies do not comply with ACC’s clauses; Brazilian antitrust authority modulates the operation undoing

by assint Published Nov 03, 2016 05:41 PM News
by assint Published Nov 04, 2016 10:46 AM News
Legislation

CADE approves resolution on associative contracts

The resolution consolidates provisions set forth in Law 12.529/11 and revokes the antitrust authority’s former resolution regarding the subject

by assint Published Nov 04, 2016 10:51 AM News
by assint Published Nov 07, 2016 05:41 PM News
Cooperation

Brazil will host BRICS meeting on competition

The event is one of the most important in the international competition calendar

by assint Published Nov 09, 2016 05:20 PM News
by assint Published Nov 14, 2016 12:03 PM News
Joint Venture

CADE approves with restrictions joint venture between banks in the sector of credit information services

The new credit bureau will contribute to the consolidation of the solvency register in the country

by assint Published Nov 14, 2016 12:11 PM News
Public bids

CADE condemns cartel in the special food market

The collusion reached public bids for the provision of PKU milk and other special food supplies in the states of Ceará and Santa Catarina

by assint Published Nov 14, 2016 12:18 PM News
by assint Published Nov 17, 2016 10:56 AM News