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Marcos Paulo Verissimo

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Practice Areas

Partner in compliance and integrity, competition and antitrust, crisis management, special Desks, construction, life sciences, telecommunications, litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution, public and regulatory law.


Marcos joined Machado Meyer in 1999 and left the firm to serve as a Director and Chief of Staff at the Brazilian Development Bank (2009-2011) and as a Commissioner at the Brazilian Antitrust Authority (2011-2013). In 2013, after leaving the Federal Administration, Marcos returned to the firm, and has been very active in complex merger cases, antitrust investigations, compliance matters, and telecom regulation, both advising and representing Brazilian and International clients in connection with such matters before courts and regulators. An important part of Marcos work also includes extensive counseling in M&A and transactional matters aiming at addressing potential antitrust and regulatory concerns and devising creative structures and alternatives to cope with the corresponding potential risks. Marcos has been particularly active over the past years in sectors such as Health Care, Telecommunications, Ports and Logistics, Aviation, Construction and Engineering, Retail, and Regulated Markets in general.

Professional Memberships

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association. Member of the International Bar Association, American Bar Association and Commission on Competition Studies and Economic Regulation Commission of Constitutional Law - OAB/SP.