DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Pereira Neto | Macedo

Competition/Antitrust

2 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Seasoned team with deep roots in the Brazilian competition and antitrust space. Receives plaudits for its expert assistance to leading corporations in connection with complex anti-competitive investigations and merger control proceedings. Remains a popular choice for companies from regulated sectors, which instruct the department on abuse of dominant position and cartel cases. Additionally provides consultancy in antitrust compliance and potential mergers. Atacadão and Banco Original are new clients.

Strengths

A source declares their "absolute trust in the work provided by the team," and values "their proximity and commitment to the client, availability at all times and brilliant legal knowledge."

Work highlights

Represented Serveng Civilsan in a cartel investigation involving 27 public procurement tenders for the purchase of subway trains and carriages.

Notable practitioners

Revered name partner and academic Caio Mário da Silva Pereira Neto maintains an impressive reputation in the competition scene due to "his very broad knowledge and high-quality work." Another source highlights: "Caio is very intelligent, easy to work with and swift in the return to clients. He always provides complex, in-depth and creative advice, in addition to finding interesting solutions to our problems." Major national clients benefit from his assistance with prominent anti-competitive investigations and merger review proceedings.

Up-and-coming partner Ricardo Pastore joins the rankings this year following impressive praise from sources. "I trust very much his antitrust advice, as he is very experienced in CADE matters," reports a client, while a peer reports: "Ricardo is a great negotiator and also calm, sensible, experienced in cartel work and knowledgeable of jurisprudence."

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Brazil

Competition/Antitrust


Caio Mário da Silva Pereira Neto
Band 1
Ricardo Pastore
Up and Coming