Mrs Natali Santos > CGM Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

CGM Advogados
Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 1663 - 5º andar
Brazil

Work Department

Administrative Law and Public Contracts, Competition, Compliance and Corporate Ethics, International Trade and Customs

Position

Counsel. Specialized in Administrative Law and Public Contracts, Competition, Compliance and Corporate Ethics, International Trade and Customs

Career

Natali has more than 15 years of experience in competition law, having worked in several complex transactions before competition authorities, coordinating multi-jurisdictional notifications, implementing and coordinating clean teams, and coordinating commercial negotiations among competitors. She also represented legal entities and individuals in antitrust investigations involving cartel practices and unilateral conduct, such as refusal to sell, exclusivity, discrimination, among others. In compliance, she has experience in coordinating complex forensic investigations, as well as in structuring and reviewing anti-corruption and competition compliance policies. Her experience also includes international trade issues, representing petitioning and importing legal entities in trade defense procedures (antidumping, subsidies and safeguards), as well as in requests for tariff changes.

Throughout her career, she has represented companies in several sectors including pharmaceuticals, medical products, electric energy, oil and gas, transport, chemical and finance.

Languages

Portuguese, English and French

Memberships

She is member of the Competition Committee of Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos de Concorrência, Comércio Internacional e Consumo (IBRAC).

Participated as a Non-Governmental Advisor in the 2021 Cartel Workshop, promoted by the International Competition Network, and was the director of the Women in Antitrust network (2018-2019).

Education

Master’s degree in Human Rights, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2018.
Specialization in Tax Law, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2010.
Bachelor of Laws, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2008.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Competition and antitrust

The ‘extremely capable team‘ at CGM Advogados is ‘very focused on solving client problems, delivering results efficiently‘. Acting for companies in a broad range of sectors, including life sciences, technology and entertainment, the competition team has an active role on major CADE investigations, in addition to its work in merger control matters before the authority. Practice head André Gilberto has built longstanding client relationships with several major domestic and international companies; he and associate Natali Santos receive praise from clients.