Baker McKenzie’s International Commercial & Trade Blog published “Brazil: Foreign trade policy authorities restructured,” which can be viewed here.
Andrea Da Cunha Cruz joined the Firm in 2022. She integrates the Antitrust practice group, with focus on providing legal assistance regarding a variety of matter concerning competition law and international trade. Andrea has a wide breadth of experience in the representation of clients before the Brazilian Competition Authority (the Administrative Council for Economic Defense or CADE) in administrative proceedings regarding both cartel investigations and unilateral anticompetitive practices. She also has a wide-ranging track record of commercial transactions filed with CADE. Her practice further includes preventive counselling concerning antitrust risks involved in commercial practices and contracts; handling internal investigations; and structuring and implementing antitrust compliance programs. As to international trade, she mainly advises representatives of the national industry and Brazilian importers in antidumping and subsidy investigations.
Paulo Casagrande joined the Firm in early 2020 as the partner in charge of the Antitrust & Competition group. Mr. Casagrande has 20 years of professional experience, both in the private and the public sectors.