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Levy & Salomão Advogados

Competition/Antitrust

3 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly recognised competition department within a prime firm enjoying a solid reputation among major foreign clients. Levy & Salomão Advogados' team earns praise for its practice on cross-border monopolistic conduct investigations arising in particular from cartel activities, including the negotiation of leniency agreements and defence before CADE. The team is also well placed to handle high-profile merger control proceedings, boasting particular expertise in the entertainment and technology sectors. Lufthansa is a new client.

Strengths

"The team inspires trust," says a client, adding: "They are pragmatic, resourceful, very knowledgeable and on top of things all the time. They are my go-to team."

Work highlights

Advised IBM on the merger review proceeding related to its acquisition of Red Hat worth USD34 billion.

Notable practitioners

Alexandre Ditzel Faraco is seasoned in anti-competitive behaviour matters. He also helps companies negotiating leniency agreements and assists with merger control clearance. A client asserts: "He is excellent, dynamic, extremely experienced, highly skilled and available."  

The "exceptional" Ana Paula Martinez is highly regarded for advising on anti-competitive conduct investigations and prominent merger filings. A client says: "Ana Paula has in-depth knowledge of CADE, which helps a lot in moving the proceedings along. She is really good and has a practical approach, in addition to the legal skills."

Mariana Tavares de Araujo is admired by clients and handles a variety of cases before CADE, including anti-competitive behaviour mandates and complex merger control proceedings. "You do not put someone as good as Mariana to deal with just day-to-day matters, so I often go to her and the firm when the level of complexity is high." Another client highlights: "Mariana has in-depth knowledge and her opinion inspires confidence."

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Brazil

Competition/Antitrust


Alexandre Ditzel Faraco
Band 4
Ana Paula Martinez
Band 2
Mariana Tavares de Araujo
Band 2