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Guidelines on Cease and Desist Agreement for Cartel Cases

Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense – CADE, Guidelines, 2016

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The Administrative Council for Economic Defense – CADE, published, on 16 March 2016, the preliminary version of the Guidelines on Cease and Desist Agreement for Cartel Cases in English – the document reflects the practice and the parameters already used by CADE in the negotiation of Cease and Desist Agreements (TCC) in Cartel Cases on the last years. The preliminary Portuguese version of the Guideline was published on January 2016.

The goal of CADE is that the version in English increases the contributions of the international community. The purpose of the Guidelines is to register the institutional memory of the authority about the theme and serve as a reference to public servants, lawyers and the society in general about the procedures related to the instrument, generating more transparency, predictability, effectiveness and celerity to the negotiations of this kind of agreement.