Eduardo Frade is listed among GCR’s 40 leading antitrust lawyers under 40 in the world

We are proud to announce that VMCA partner Eduardo Frade was listed among the leading 40 lawyers under 40 years old in the antitrust world, by the renowned publication Global Competition Review, in its “40 under 40” ranking.

Released this week, the list includes 37 practitioners from 33 law firms and institutions from around the world, selected after nominations by companies, law firms, economic consultancies, antitrust authorities and academic institutions. According to GCR, the purpose of the publication is to identify the “most brilliant young minds in the antitrust world”.

Eduardo joined CADE, the Brazilian competition authority, at the age of 24. At 29, he became Deputy Superintendent, responsible for the merger reviews of the agency, and at 31 he was appointed by Brazil’s president and approved by the Senate to exercise the mandate of General Superintendent. Eduardo played a central role in the restructuring that led CADE to figure among the best competition authorities in the world. He headed hundreds of merger analysis, cartel investigations, abuse of dominant position cases and  leniency agreements. Frade is a frequent debater in the Brazilian and international antitrust community, has lectured in numerous forums in different countries and has published books and articles on competition. Now at 37, Eduardo is a guest professor at the FGV Law Program and a partner at VMCA, where he represents clients from various industries in antitrust matters.

Published every three or four years, GCR’s “40 under 40” is in its 6th edition. The complete list of the 37 professionals is available here.