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Stocche Forbes Advogados

AV BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA, 4100, 10º ANDAR, 04538-132 SÃO PAULO SP, BRAZIL
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Paulo Casagrande

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Work +55 11 3755-5479
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Stocche Forbes Advogados

Work Department

Antitrust;     Compliance and Corporate Integrity and Regulated Industries.

 

 

 

 

Position

Partner of the firm.

Career

Paulo has extensive experience in representing clients in complex merger reviews and investigations of alleged anticompetitive practices before the Brazilian competition authorities, as well as advising companies active in infrastructure and network industries concerning pending legislation and regulatory initiatives.

His experience was obtained at both private and public sectors. He was the first ever head of the bid rigging unit at the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Brazilian Ministry of Justice (SDE), in charge of conducting investigations in cooperation with other law enforcement agencies, such as the Federal Police and the Office of the Comptroller General. He also represented the Secretariat at the meetings of the Competition Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the National Strategy to Fight Corruption and Money Laundering (ENCCLA).

Before joining the Federal Government, Paulo was an international associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Brussels.

Languages

Portuguese and English

Member

Member of the Brazilian Bar Association.

Education

Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – 2002;Masters in Law and Economics (LL.M.) from the Universities of Manchester and Hamburg – 2006; PhD in Economic Law from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – 2015.


Brazil

Competition and antitrust

Within: Competition and antitrust

Paulo Leonardo Casagrande heads the antitrust, compliance and investigations practice at Stocche Forbes Advogados, which has notable international experience and acts for a varied client base of foreign and local companies. The team regularly has a hand in high-profile mergers. In one highlight, it acted for Unipar on its acquisition of a majority stake in Solvay Indupa, which was approved by CADE without remedies. The group is also well versed in behavioural matters; highlights in this space included representing Asperbras Tubos e Conexões in an investigation by CADE concerning polyvinyl chloride and high-density pipes and fittings. Ana Paula Paschoalini is the key contact at senior associate level. Fabricio Cardim de Almeida left to establish Souza, Mello y Torres.

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