Last week, on October 18th, Partner Eduardo Frade presented to Columbia Law School students the currently scenario of antitrust in Brazil.
Alongside other Brazilian antitrust practitioners, Eduardo discussed the main issues and hot topics related to abuse of dominance, cartel investigations and mergers and acquisitions.
Partner Vinicius Marques de Carvalho speaks today at IBRAC’s (Brazil’s most influential think tank on competition policy) annual seminar, which takes place in Campos do Jordão from today until Friday, October 26.
Vinicius will be a panelist at the second panel of the day, entitled “Damages claims in Brazilian antitruste: defining the borders between Fighting cartels and the leniency programe”, alongside other corporate lawyers, consultants and Cade’s members.
Other topics which will be discussing during the seminar are challenger in negotiating remedies in mergers and acquisitions, how does the regulation fintechs change competition in the market, how are the BRICS countries dealing with antitrust and digital economy and the challenges of global merger across the main jurisdictions in competition enforcement.
Programme and more information are available at the seminar’s webpage.
The Brazilian merger enforcement will be the focus of a breakfast organized by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Antitrust Law Section next Friday, October 19. VMCA partner Eduardo Frade will be one of the panelists in the discussion entitled “Merger Control in Brazil: Fundamentals and Latest Developments”.
The debate will cover the basics of a Brazilian filing, CADE’s standard of review, timing, negotiation of remedies, and the impact of review by other large jurisdictions. The panelists will also look back at some of the recent transactions that CADE has reviewed to shed light on developments and trends in merger control enforcement in Brazil.
The event will take place at Allen & Overy LLP New York office, at 1221 Avenue of the Americas. More information is available at the Antitrust Law Section webpage and in the program flyer.
Our Partner Vinicius Marques de Carvalho spoke last week at the IV Competition Workshop, organized by the Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações – Anatel (National Telecommunications Agency), which will be held at the Agency headquarters, in Brasília. Entitled “The new digital ecosystem: sustainability and the new business model”, the workshop discussed the competition current framework in the telecoms industry.
Vinicius spoke at the first session of the day, “The new digital ecosystem and the need for innovation in telecom business models”, discussing business models available to the providers in a scenario of new technologies, such as IoT and OTT, economic regulation and competition.
Watch the seminar here (Portuguese).
Our Partner Vinicius Marques de Carvalho will participate tomorrow, October 3rd, as a speaker at the IV Competition Workshop, organized by the Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações – Anatel (National Telecommunications Agency), which will be held at the Agency headquarters, in Brasília.
Entitled “The new digital ecosystem: sustainability and the new business model”, the workshop aims to discuss the competition current framework in the telecoms industry. Vinicius will speak at the first session of the day, “The new digital ecosystem and the need for innovation in telecom business models”, which will discuss business models available to the providers in a scenario of new technologies, such as IoT and OTT, economic regulation and competition.
More information is available here.
Our partner Eduardo Frade participated this week, in Brasília, of the “Discussions on Innovation Freedom”, promoted by the Confederação Nacional de Serviços – CNS (National Services Confederation) and Ayres Britto Consultoria Jurídica e Advocacia, discussing the subject “Innovation Freedom in Brazil”. The event aimed to share with the community the perspective of influent characters in the innovation area. Frade’s presented the theme “Disruptive Innovation and Competition”.
Continuing the series of articles regarding the LGDP (new Personal Data Protection Law in Brazil), coordinated by our partner Marcela Mattiuzzo, Matheus Policarpo Ferreira and Vitor Barbosa elaborated a document with questions and answers regarding specifically the financial sector, approaching some overlap areas – and possible conflict – between the law and the Positive Register Law. Read in Portuguese.
Our partner Vinicius Marques de Carvalho reviewed on JOTA, the book “Evolução do Antitruste no Brasil”, organized by professors and former Cade counselors Celso Campilongo and Roberto Pfeiffer and released at the event set this afternoon, 20/9. Read in Portuguese.
On September 24th, the event called “Discussions on the Innovation Freedom” will take place in Brasília. The event will expose the perspective of influent characters in the innovation field. Our partner Eduardo Frade will participate at the panel “Innovation Freedom in Brazil”, at 15h. Sign-up for the event at www.pelaliberdadedeinovar.com.br
The Latin American and Caribbean Competition Forum started today (18/09) and will take place until Thursday (20/09), in Buenos Aires. Our partner Eduardo Frade is joining the event and will present tomorrow the report of the Peer Review of Competition Law and Policy Peru, in which he acted as an OCDE and IDB advisor. Learn more.