The Antitrust Review of the Americas 2015

Brazil: Administrative Council for Economic Defence

2013 was an important year in terms of the impact of the change in the Brazilian competition legislation. CADE was boosted by an important management reform within the Authority in 2012–2013, which represented a new era of antitrust enforcement in Brazil, and it has placed CADE among the top competition agencies worldwide. In 2013, CADE aimed to improve in a multiple of ways and to continue to foster a stronger competition enforcement policy.