BMA is renowned for its competition law practice, having acted in many of the high-profile cases reviewed in recent years by CADE, Brazil's competition authority. The competition law team's practical, results-oriented approach is based on the solid academic and professional experience of its members.
BMA acts in complex cases having national and international dimensions. The team is recognized by both clients and colleagues for its ability to develop strategies that meet our clients' real needs and to identify, prevent and mitigate the competition risks that can arise in business conduct.
Present in practically every international cartel investigation in Brazil, BMA represents the interests of companies in investigations into anticompetitive conduct, relying on extensive experience that goes beyond the defense phase to negotiation of leniency agreements and settlements. The team also relies on its experience in designing and implementing compliance programs for national and international clients.
Known for its ability to contribute to the success of action strategies by working in partnership with its clients, BMA advises on competition matters and represents businesses in merger review proceedings before CADE. The firm is usually involved in some of the largest and most significant M&A deals in the banking, agribusiness, retail and air transportation sectors.