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Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Chicago (2005). Research paper: “Horizontal Mergers and Tacit Collusion: Debunking One of the Last Refuges of the Structure-Conduct-Performance Antitrust Paradigm”;
  • Master’s Degree in Economic Law from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – UFMG (2005);
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Law School – UFMG (2001).

Languages

  • Portuguese (native), English (fluent), and Spanish (full-working knowledge).

Special Features

  • Recognized for his “well-known performances in multijurisdictional cases” in the Litigation & Competition 2019 guide published by Leaders League;
  • Recommended by the GCR 100 – Global Competition Review’s guide to the world’s leading competition law practices (2013 and 2014 editions);
  • Recognized for his outstanding work in Antitrust and Competition by The Legal 500 Latin America (since 2013);
  • Recognized for his outstanding work in Antitrust Law in Best Lawyers Brazil (since 2012);
  • Recommended by the Global Competition Review 2012 Survey of Leading Brazilian Law Firms;
  • Recommended by the American Bar Association (ABA) Guide to Foreign Law Firms, Fifth Edition (2010);

Positions

  • Vice-Chair, International Antitrust Committee, Section of International Law, American Bar Association (2010-2014);
  • Former Government Attorney at the Federal Antitrust Department (SDE), Ministry of Justice;
  • Member of the Brazilian Institute for the Study of Competition, Consumer and International Trade (IBRAC) and Coordinator of the Competition Litigation Committee;
  • Member of the Competition and Economic Regulation Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association, Sao Paulo State Chapter – OAB/SP.

Speaking Engagements

  • Brazil’s Piece of the Global Private Enforcement Puzzle — American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law Program 2015 (Speaker)
  • Collective Actions in Europe, American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law 2013 Fall Meeting, London (Co-Chair)
  • Brazilian Courts and Private Antitrust Actions for Damages, IBRAC Annual Meeting, Sao Paulo, 2013 (Speaker)
  • Recovery Actions for Cartel Damages and the Interplay between Competition Law and Civil Law – Brazilian Bar Association, Competition and Economic Regulation Committee Annual Meeting (Chair);
  • At the Gates of the BRIC Countries: Regulatory Barriers to Pivate Equity Acquisitions – American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law 2013 Spring Meeting, Washington, DC (Co-Chair and Moderator)
  • How to Assess and Deal with Potential Antitrust and Anti-Corruption Liability in M&A Transactions, American Bar Association (ABA), Section of International Law (SIL) Fall Meeting, Miami, USA, 2012 (Co-Chair/Speaker)
  • Dynamic and Static Analysis in Brazil’s New Horizontal Merger Guidelines, IBRAC Annual Meeting, Sao Paulo, 2012 (Moderator)
  • What’s New in Merger Review and Its Impact on Merger Activity – American Bar Association (ABA), Section of International Law (SIL), Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, 2011 (Co-Chair/Moderator)
  • Antitrust in Latin America: What’s Going On? – ABA SIL Committee Program, 2011 (Speaker)
  • Regulation and the Wealth of the Nations: A Debate with University of Chicago Professor Sam Peltzman – Brazilian Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting, 2010 (Chair/Moderator)
  • Around the World in 90 Minutes: New Developments in Merger Review – ABA SIL Committee Program, 2010, (Speaker/Coordinator for the Latin American Jurisdictions)
  • Antitrust and Competition – International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference on Mergers and Acquisitions in Latin America, Bogota, Colombia, 2009 (Co-Chair/Speaker)

Publications

  • Brazil’s Piece of the Global Private Enforcement Puzzle: The Plaintiff’s Perspective, GLOBAL PRIVATE LITIGATION BULLETIN, publicado pela American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law
  • ESSENTIALS OF MERGER REVIEW, American Bar Association, 2013 (Co-Editor and Co-Author)
  • Brazil: Cartels & Leniency, THE ANTITRUST REVIEW OF THE AMERICAS, Global Competition Review, London, 2011, 2012, and 2013
  • Merger Control in Brazil, THE MERGER CONTROL REVIEW, edited by Ilene Gotts, Law & Business Research, London, 2010, 2011, and 2012
  • Brazil, ANTITRUST YEAR-IN-REVIEW, American Bar Association, SIL, Washington, DC, 2011
  • Private Competition Enforcement in Brazil, THE PRIVATE COMPETITION ENFORCEMENT REVIEW, edited by Ilene Gotts, Law & Business Research, London, 2010
  • Brazil, THE HANDBOOK OF TRADE ENFORCEMENT, Global Competition Review, London, 2010
  • Success, Dominance, and the Myopic Insistence on Interoperability: Avoiding the 21st Century Antitrust Paradox, 85 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 1157 (with Alan Devlin and Michael Jacobs), 2009
  • Reformulating Antitrust Rules to Safeguard Societal Wealth, 13 STANFORD JOURNAL OF LAW, BUSINESS & FINANCE 225 (with Alan Devlin), 2008
  • Horizontal Mergers and Tacit Collusion: Debunking One of the Last Refuges of the Structure-Conduct-Performance Antitrust Paradigm, RESEARCH PAPER, THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL, 2005
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