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by Assessoria de Comunicação Social published Mar 31, 2016 04:00 PM, last modified Oct 18, 2019 06:47 PM
Leniency

CADE signs leniency agreement in the cartel investigation in the public bid of Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant

The agreement was signed with Andrade Gutierrez Construction Company

by assint Published Nov 16, 2016 11:00 PM News
TCCs

Cade concludes agreements in cartel investigation in the market for orange acquisitions

The agreements allowed the reopening of a proceeding initiated in 1999 and resulted in pecuniary contributions of more than BRL 300 million

by assint Published Nov 25, 2016 03:16 PM News
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Institutional

Authorities attend lecture of the Head of the OECD Competition Division at CADE

Lecture is part of the 37th PinCADE agenda

by assint Published Jan 24, 2017 04:12 PM News

Cade starts the 37th edition of its exchange program

PinCade’s activities will be carried out until 3 February

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Institutional

In Davos, CADE is recognized as one of the most efficient antitrust authorities in the world

The agency was complimented during the meeting between the Brazilian government and potentials investors

by assint Published Jan 24, 2017 04:21 PM News
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 Feb 02, 2017 02:37 PM News
Activities Report

CADE presents its 2016 activities report

The report was released on the judgment session held on 18 January

by assint Published Jan 25, 2017 06:07 PM News
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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

Approved, with restrictions, the transaction between Latam, Iberia and British Airways

The Agreement signed with CADE aims to remedy the damaging effects identified in the air route São Paulo – London, regarding passenger transport

by assint Published Mar 13, 2017 05:02 PM News
Colluding

CADE’s General Superintendence recommends condemnation in the market of the main component of TVs tube

The Cartel would have occurred in the production and sale of color picture tubes, affecting Brazil and abroad

by assint Published Mar 14, 2017 12:49 PM News
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Institucional

CADE is awarded the best antitrust agency in the Americas

The authority won GCR’s award for the third time. Concurrences’ Antitrust Writing Awards also rewarded CADE’s Guidelines on Cease and Desist Agreements

by assint Published Mar 31, 2017 02:29 PM News
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Agreements

CADE signs four agreements in cartel cases

The pecuniary contributions sum up to BRL 9 million

by assint Published Apr 25, 2017 06:28 PM News
Institutional

CADE publishes its Risk Management Policy

The document was published in the Federal Official Gazette on 9 May 2017. Its purpose is to guarantee the achievement of the institutional mission of the authority

by assint Published May 18, 2017 11:13 AM News
Cooperation

CADE is one of the co-chairs of the ICN Cartels Working Group

The competition authority will co-chair the ICN cartels working group until 2020. The project is fundamental in the fight against anticompetitive practices

by assint Published May 18, 2017 11:18 AM News
Worldwide operation

Merger between Dow and DuPont is approved with restrictions

The agreement foresees divestments in several markets; remedies imposed were coordinated with other jurisdictions

by assint Published May 18, 2017 04:41 PM News
by assint Published May 22, 2017 07:25 PM News
Administrative Inquiry

Clarifications about Ricardo Saud’s whistle blowing

Press release issued on May 20 2017

by assint Published May 22, 2017 07:28 PM News
Institucional

New president of CADE takes office

Alexandre Barreto de Souza signed his term of office this Thursday afternoon (22 June)

by assint Published Jun 22, 2017 07:40 PM News
Institutional

CADE’s General Superintendent presents a report at the end his term

Eduardo Frade was in charge of the CADE’s investigative body for the last three years

by assint Published Jun 30, 2017 03:12 PM News
Merger

CADE blocks Estácio’s acquisition by Kroton

The Tribunal considered that the remedies presented do not settle the competition concerns; the majority of the Council adopted the decision

by assint Published Jun 30, 2017 04:39 PM News
by assint Published Jun 30, 2017 04:42 PM News
Colluding

CADE’s General Superintendence concludes opinion regarding the acquisition of Citibank by Itaú

The opinion recommends the approval of the transaction conditioned to the establishment of a Merger Control Agreement (ACC in its acronym in Portuguese)

by assint Published Jul 13, 2017 12:23 PM News
by assint Published Jul 17, 2017 01:59 PM News
Less competition

DEE’s study analyzes the effects of antidumping in the Brazilian industry

A study produced by the Department of Economic Studies, in partnership with UNDP, shows that antidumping measures are harmful to the industrial sector

by assint Published Jul 18, 2017 03:42 PM News
Without evidences

CADE’S General Superintendence concludes analysis on exclusivity agreements in the ice cream market

Opinion recommends the filing of the proceeding considering the lack of evidence to proof competitive irregularity

by assint Published Jul 19, 2017 12:18 PM News
Merger

CADE vetoed the acquisition of Alesat by Ipiranga

The merger would harm the regional markets for fuel distribution; No agreement was reached with the parties to mitigate the identified problems

by assint Published Aug 02, 2017 07:00 PM News
Cartel

CADE’s General Superintendence investigates bid rigging in seven airports cafeterias’ bids

Alleged irregularities include blocking in on-site bidding and the lack of competition in Infraero’s tenders

by assint Published Aug 08, 2017 06:04 PM News
Cartel

CADE condemns companies for cartel in the building maintenance services market

Companies committed anticompetitive practices in public and private bids between 2000 and 2006

by assint Published Aug 21, 2017 07:25 PM News
Institutional

CADE remains among the best antitrust agencies of the world

Authority maintains four stars in international ranking

by assint Published Aug 21, 2017 07:30 PM News
Cartel

CADE’s General Superintendence investigates an automotive filters cartel

Six companies and forty-one individuals would have taken part in the conduct

by assint Published Aug 22, 2017 01:42 PM News
Merger

CADE’s General Superintendence concludes opinion on AT&T / Time Warner merger

Merger will now be analyzed by CADE’s Administrative Tribunal

by assint Published Aug 22, 2017 06:39 PM News
Merger

CADE authorizes the acquisition of Citibank retail business by Itaú-Unibanco

The approval was subject to the signature of a Merger Control Agreement

by assint Published Aug 22, 2017 06:41 PM News
Institutional

CADE and Central Bank of Brazil establish working group on competition in the National Financial System

The working group’s deadline for concluding its activities is 120 days

by assint Published Aug 24, 2017 06:09 PM News
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MERGER

CADE’s General Superintendence concludes opinion on transaction between ArcelorMittal and Votorantim Siderurgia

CADE’s Administrative Tribunal will issue a final decision on the case

by assint Published Sep 08, 2017 03:57 PM News
Judgment session

CADE modifies the date of the 114th judgment session

Meeting scheduled to occur in November was anticipated to 31 October

by assint Published Oct 04, 2017 04:39 PM News
Leniency

CADE investigates bid rigging in public bids conducted by Rio de Janeiro’s City Hall in the scope of the “Car Wash” operation

Inquiry is linked to a leniency agreement signed with CADE, MPF/RJ and Carioca Engenharia

by assint Published Oct 11, 2017 06:52 PM News
Merger

Time Warner’s purchase by AT&T is approved with restrictions

Obligations imposed to the companies aim to preserve the competition in the markets of television programming and pay-tv operations

by assint Published Oct 24, 2017 10:27 AM News
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BRICS

Brasília hosts the 5th BRICS International Competition Conference

The ministry of Justice and Public Security and CADE’s president did the opening of the event this Thursday

by assint Published Nov 10, 2017 08:33 AM News
Partnership

BRICS improves cooperation on competition

Conference in Brasilia indicates new partnerships among countries of the group.

by assint Published Nov 17, 2017 06:16 PM News
More time

Cade extends the deadline to review 3 mergers

Transactions involve the cases ArcelorMittal-Votorantim, Ultragaz-Liquigás e Bayer-Monsanto

by assint Published Nov 24, 2017 04:21 PM News
by assint Published Dec 28, 2017 04:32 PM News
Cooperation

Brazil becomes a member of COMPAL program

CADE’s formal request was forwarded to UNCTAD by the Mission of Brazil to the United Nations

by assint Published Jan 22, 2018 04:21 PM News
Merger

ArcelorMittal’s purchase of Votorantim is approved with restrictions

The agreement includes divestments in markets that have competition problems

by assint Published Feb 08, 2018 11:48 AM News
OPERATION

CADE approves with restrictions Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto

Agreement proposed by the parties predicts the selling of Bayer’s assets in the soybean seeds and cotton’s business

by assint Published Feb 09, 2018 05:08 PM News
Cooperation

Cade signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of Brazil

Document is the outcome of the discussions that occurred within a Working Group formed by representatives of the two agencies

by assint Published Feb 28, 2018 06:50 PM News
Merger

Cade blocks Liquigás’ acquisition by Ultragaz

The Majority of the Tribunal considered that the transaction could be negative for the consumers

by assint Published Mar 01, 2018 02:08 PM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

Booking, Decolar, and Expedia reach Cease and Desist Agreement with CADE

The online travel agencies agreed to stop using their current price-parity clause policy and decided to renounce the conditions imposed to hotels that offer accommodations on their platforms. by the Press Office

by assint Published Mar 29, 2018 12:31 PM News
PRODOC

CADE opens a selection process for hiring a specialized consultant in competition and international organizations

The consultant will assist CADE regarding Brazil’s request to become an Associate in the OECD’s Competition Committee

by assint Published Apr 25, 2018 04:27 PM News
Truckers' strike

Public Statement

Cade will probe alleged violations to the economic order as a result of the truckers' strike

by assint Published Jun 04, 2018 05:48 PM News
Merger

Cade approves with restriction merger between Praxair and Linde

The consent was conditioned to the signature of a Merger Control Agreement

by assint Published Jun 15, 2018 11:25 AM News
Cartel

CADE signs three agreements regarding a cartel investigation in the foreign exchange market

Two financial institutions and an individual shall pay a total of BRL 42.9 million as pecuniary contribution

by assint Published Jun 15, 2018 04:22 PM News
Cartel

Cade condemns companies and individuals for a cartel in the prepaid phones reload market

Condemned companies and individuals to pay fines that sum up to BRL 1.6 million

by assint Published Jun 18, 2018 12:23 PM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

Soft drink manufacturers’ association signs cease and desist agreement with Cade

Afrebras responds to a lawsuit over anticompetitive practices such as the standardization of commercial conduct among associates

by assint Published Jun 20, 2018 05:24 PM News
Administrative Proceeding

CADE files investigation in the market of paid individual transportation

There was no sufficient evidence that justified the imposition of penalties to the parties involved

by assint Published Jul 10, 2018 04:28 PM News
Cease and Desist Agreement

Brazilian bank and credit card processing company sign agreement in the market of payment methods

The pecuniary contribution will total BRL 21 million

by assint Published Jul 13, 2018 01:16 PM News