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Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

AVENIDA BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 3.144 11TH FLOOR, SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000, BRAZIL
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Work +55 11 3150 7000
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www.machadomeyer.com

Maria Eugênia Novis

Tel:
Work +55 11 3150 7469
Email:
Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

Work Department

Competition and antitrust / Compliance and integrity / Contracts and complex negotiations / Automotive / Chemicals and petrochemicals / Education / Energy / Life sciences / Oil and gas / Pulp and paper / Retail and consumer / Technology / Media, sports and entertainment

Position

Partner

Career

Maria Eugênia specializes in filings, investigations, and negotiations with the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE).
Large part of her work concerns analysis of antitrust risks and drafting of specific M&A contractual provisions; definition of strategy and conduction of complex antitrust filings before CADE; defense of clients in investigations on cartel and abuse of dominance cases; negotiation of leniency agreements and settlement agreements with CADE; and assistance in internal investigations of anticompetitive practices. Additionally, Maria Eugênia regularly assists clients in antitrust compliance programs.
Maria Eugênia has experience in providing legal assistance to clients of several industry areas, such as: automotive, packaging, pharmaceutical, medical equipment, chemical and petrochemical, energy, paper and cellulose, oil and gas, communication, and technology.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Member

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar. Member of International Bar Association (IBA), Brazilian Institute for Competition, Consumer and International Trade Studies – IBRAC (Advisor, 2011 a 2015, Compliance Director, 2016) 

Education

Received her LL.B from Universidade Federal da Bahia and LL.M. in International Business Law from Leiden University.


Brazil

Competition and antitrust

Within: Competition and antitrust

Recommended firm Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados covers the spread of antitrust and competition matters and is regularly engaged by leading clients in high-profile M&A deals. Among its recent highlights in this space, Maria Eugênia Novis advised Boehringer Ingelheim on the asset swap whereby the company swapped its consumer healthcare business for Sanofi’s animal health business; the transaction was submitted to CADE through two separate filings. On the investigations side, practice head Tito Amaral de Andrade and Marcos Paulo Verissimo successfully defended Azul Linhas Aéreas in the investigation of alleged price squeezes and refusal-to-deal conduct in the Brazilian tour operators market.

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