Antitrust and Regulated Sectors

A solid academic base allied with the experience acquired in numerous complex widely-known domestic and international cases is the most outstanding aspect of the firm’s antitrust team. MMK’s activities in this practice area include:

  • Merger clearance: mergers, joint ventures, contracts and other kinds of associative and cooperative agreements) carried out abroad or locally.
  • Opposition to concentration acts before the Administrative Economic Defense Council - CADE.
  • Antitrust investigation: dominance abuse and cartels.
  • Agreements in Mergers and also terms of a Cessation Commitment in conduct cases.
  • Leniency agreements.
  • Compliance programs, including drafting of codes of conduct and ongoing training of the business teams.
  • Due diligence, and of business practices.
  • Assistance with structuring corporate activities with a view of minimizing competitive risks. 
  • Guidance and assistance with drafting and review of contracts and business practices with possible antitrust implications.
  • Court litigation involving economic law; both private and public civil suits entailing discussion of Brazilian antitrust law, including reimbursement of damages.