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Competition Law & Policy in Brazil: Developing a Brazilian Approach to Antitrust - 12 November 2020

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Competition Law and Policy in Brazil: Developing a Brazilian Approach to Antitrust

About the speakers

Patricia Alessandra Morita Sakowski is the Deputy Superintendent at the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), where she also worked as Deputy Chief Economist. She currently oversees CADE’s review of merger notifications and unilateral conduct/monopolization investigations. In addition, she coordinates the works undertaken by Brazil as co-chair of the Mergers Working Group at the International Competition Network (ICN). She also leads CADE’s Working Group on applying antitrust to the Digital Economy.

Professor Caio Mario da Silva Pereira Neto is a Professor at FGV Law School (São Paulo – Brazil). He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of São Paulo, as well as Masters (LL.M.) and Doctorate (J.S.D.) degrees from Yale Law School (USA). He is the author of several articles, published in Brazil and abroad and he has spoken widely in national and international forums on antitrust and regulation.

Dr. Pereira Neto co-heads the antitrust and regulation groups at Pereira Neto | Macedo (PNM). His antitrust practice includes cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, merger review and compliance, with large experience in multi-jurisdiction matters. His regulatory practice includes advising clients in several regulated sectors (including telecom, transport, energy, health and financial services), regulatory litigation, as well as compliance work. He is also very active on regulatory and antitrust issues in technology industries.

Professor Alison Jones is Professor of Law at King’s and a solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Prior to joining King's in 1992, Alison read law at Girton College, Cambridge, worked at Slaughter & May and completed a BCL at Christ Church, Oxford. Since joining King’s she has taught Competition Law (EU, UK and US), Trusts, Property, and EU law.

Alison is co-author of Jones and Sufrin on EU Competition Law, a Regional Editor for The Restitution Law Review and writes two of the Centre of European Law’s modules for the Diploma in EU competition law. She is also Director of the LLB Law with European Legal Studies programme.

About the chair

Professor Renato Nazzini joined King's College London as Professor of Law in 2012. Previously, he was Professor of Competition Law and Arbitration at the University of Southampton, which he joined from the Office of Fair Trading, then the UK competition authority (now the Competition and Markets Authority), where he was Deputy Director of the Legal and Policy Department and led or advised on major areas of enforcement and policy. His work included the review of the policy on abuse of dominance under Article 102 TFEU, which led to the adoption of the Commission Guidance Paper on Article 102 TFEU, and on the formulation of the policy on actions for damages for competition infringements, which led to major reforms in the UK and in the EU. Professor Nazzini is currently a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network (ICN), where he has been particularly active on the Unilateral Conduct Working Group and on the Merger Working Group.


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12 November 2020