JOTA’s VMCA column discusses CADE’s cease and desist agreements in unilateral conduct

In VMCA’s column published by Jota in September, André Ferraz and Rebeca Souza addressed CADE’s use of cease and desist agreements (TCC) in cases of unilateral conduct. “The problem lies in the fact that improper sanction in an administrative proceeding involving unilateral conduct (false positive) could often be a solution potentially more damaging to the market”. [+]

Marcela Mattiuzzo talks to Época Negócios about the Congress decision to overrides vetoes on LGPD

VMCA partner Marcela Mattiuzzo talked to Época Negócios magazine about the Brazilian Congress decision to override President Bolsonaro’s vetoes on the law that created the Data Protection National Authority (ANPD, in its Portuguese Acronym). With this decision, it was reestablished that companies who break the Personal Data Protection General Law (LGPD) will have their database operations suspended. [+]

Chambers Latin America 2020 recognizes VMCA among the Brazilian leading firms in Competition

The British publication Chambers and Partners included VMCA and its founding partner Vinicius Marques de Carvalho among Latin America’s leading firms and practitioners in the Competition practice in its recent launched Chambers Latin America 2020 guide.

“In addition to having an in-depth knowledge of competition law, he can offer a different perception of Cade, thus allowing us to better present the case before the authority”, stated a client heard by the publication, which also stressed that Vinicius is widely recognised by market commentators for his past experience as a former president of CADE. Another one pinpointed as one of the firm’s strength “the excellent results obtained by the team and their business-oriented approach.”