Fabricio A.
Cardim de Almeida

Professional Experience

Fabricio has 15 years’ experience in advising and representing Brazilian and foreign companies in a wide range of antitrust and competition law, as well as compliance and regulatory issues, such as: collaborative, horizontal and vertical arrangements, compliance programs, high- profile international and local cartel and anticorruption investigations, unilateral conduct cases and numerous merger control filings (domestic and cross-border M&A deals) with the Brazilian antitrust authorities in different economic sectors and industries. Represents clients in disputes before Courts and administrative agencies in Brazil.

He was a consultant for international antitrust at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in Washington, DC, USA.

Fabricio A. Cardim de Almeida

Practice Areas

Antitrust
Compliance and Anti-corruption
Litigation and Arbitration
Regulatory
Data Protection and Privacy

Education

University of São Paulo Law School (USP, LL.B. and LL.M. in public law). Columbia Law School, New York, USA (LL.M.).

Recognitions

Fabricio is recognized as ‘Up and Coming’ by the publication Chambers and Partners at the Competition/Antitrust category. Who’s Who Legal Brazil recognizes Fabricio as a leading practitioner in Competition Law in Brazil. The Legal 500 Latin America also recommends Fabricio for his competence in his practice areas.

Memberships

Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Chapter (OAB/SP), American Bar Association (ABA), Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade (IBRAC) and Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC).

Publications

Fabricio has articles published in law reviews and is a co-author of the following publications: Judicial Review of CADE’s Decisions (São Paulo: Forum, 2011), Comments to the New Competition Law (São Paulo: Metodo, 2012), Overview of Competition Law in Brazil (São Paulo: Singular, 2015), Overview of Competition Law in Latin America (São Paulo: IBRAC, 2016), Guidelines for Competitive Practices (São Paulo: FIESP, 2018), Merger Control in Brazil: Frequently Asked Questions (São Paulo: IBRAC, 2018), Conducts Enforcement in Brazil: Frequently Asked Questions (São Paulo: IBRAC, 2019), and Transparency, Corporate Governance and Compliance (Rio de Janeiro: FGV, 2019).

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