The 100+ members active in World Law Group’s global Antitrust & Competition Practice Group represent the experience, expertise and professional interests of hundreds more colleagues practicing in this area among our member firms operating in hundreds of major business centers worldwide. One of our oldest and largest practice groups, Antitrust & Competition members have worked together on many complex client matters over the years, from multi-country merger filings to multinational competition investigations, compliance and training programs.
Members have also collaborated on several valuable comparative law guides and meet regularly at WLG conferences to discuss current and emerging issues and developments in antitrust and competition law and related client challenges, and at other international events.
Ordinance No. 2019-359 clarifies and amends important provisions governing the life of businesses. The objective pursued by the legislator is to make the rules governing business relationships, practices that restrict competition and prohibited practices easier to understand and more transparent.
There have been some cases of conflict of jurisdiction between the Competition regulator and sector specific regulators , particularly , the Copyright Boards.
Competition authorities around the world have chosen a new target for investigations: the no-poaching agreements and the wage-fixing agreements, and the tendency is for the Administrative Council for Economic Defense to start examining the antitrust impacts of these agreements/conducts in Brazil.