In the current globalized and competitive business environment, mergers, acquisitions and other consolidation movements are part of the expansion strategy of many companies. These activities require specialized legal advice to ensure the client’s successful commercial planning.
With a comprehensive insight and experience in the area of economic law, the Antitrust Team of GVBG Advogados offers all the support our clients need to identify and mitigate potential antitrust risks related to their strategies. From the simplest to the most complex domestic or cross – border transactions in regulated or unregulated sectors, we are dedicated to defending the interests of our clients, always focusing on the best outcome and results.
Our antitrust team has worked in some of the most relevant antritust matters before the Brazilian Antitrust Authority (CADE). Our work goes beyond defending our clients in administrative proceedings, negotiations of conduct ceasing agreements or leniency agreements with CADE, and it also extends to our clients’ defense in judicial courts. Antitrust litigation is definitely one of our major areas of expertise.
As important as it may be to defend our clients in case of an investigation, it is paramount to provide support to prevent these cases from occurring in the first place. We assist clients developing, reviewing and implementing specific compliance policies to ensure that their business models and commercial practices comply with the legal principles of free competition, preventing any inquiries or penalties from antitrust regulators.