Denis Guimaraes

AGPR

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Brazil

http://www.agpr.consulting

University of Michigan (2014-15)

Michigan Grotius Research Scholar (Public Law and Regulatory Policy)

Ann Arbor, MI

United States

http://www.law.umich.edu

University of Sao Paulo - USP (PhD, 2008)

PhD in Economic and Public Finance Law

Sao Paulo SP

Brazil

http://www5.usp.br/english/?lang=en

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Interface between the Brazilian Antitrust, Anti-Corruption, and Criminal Organization Laws: The Leniency Agreements (Short Version)

Brazilian Antitrust Law (Law # 12,529/11): 5 years. Sao Paulo: IBRAC - Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade, 2017.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Denis Guimaraes
AGPR
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Cartel, bid rigging, bribery, CADE, CGU, Public Prosecution Office, full leniency, partial leniency, leniency plus, administrative enforcement, criminal enforcement, administrative immunity, criminal immunity, operation car wash, Petrobras

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Interface between the Brazilian Antitrust, Anti-Corruption, and Criminal Organization Laws: The Leniency Agreements

NAFTA: Law and Business Review of the Americas, vol. 22, 2016
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 05 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
Diaulas Ribeiro, Nefi Cordeiro and Denis Guimaraes
Universidade Católica de Brasília - UCB, Universidade Católica de Brasília - UCB and AGPR
Downloads 53 (371,555)

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Cartel, bid rigging, bribery, CADE, CGU, Public Prosecution Office, full leniency, partial leniency, leniency plus, administrative enforcement, criminal enforcement, administrative immunity, criminal immunity, operation car wash, Petrobras

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Brazil: Toward a Mature Cartel Enforcement Jurisdiction?

Emch, Adrian; Regazzini, Jose; Rudomino, Vassily (eds.). Competition Law in the BRICS Countries. International Bar Association Series, Kluwer Law International, 2012, pp. 13-25
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jan 2016
Marcelo Calliari and Denis Guimaraes
TozziniFreire Advogados and AGPR
Downloads 49 (384,473)

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Dawn raid, leniency agreement, extraterritoriality, investigation, authority, policy, politics, institution, Ministry of Justice, political investigation body, independent decision making body, independent investigation body, resources, priorities, procedure, budget, GDP, cooperation, sanctions

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Brazilian Cartel Enforcement: From Revolution to the Challenges of Consolidation

Antitrust Magazine, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2011, pp. 67-74.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2016
Marcelo Calliari and Denis Guimaraes
TozziniFreire Advogados and AGPR
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Political context, dawn raid, leniency agreement, cartel deterrence tool, bid rigging, public prosecutor, competition authority, judiciary, CADE, SDE, SEAE, fine, settlement, case law, civil action

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Regulatory Policy Round Table: A Dialogue between Telecommunications and Antitrust Authorities

Fabrizio Cugia di Sant’Orsola, Rehman Noormohamed, Denis Alves Guimarães (eds.)., Communications and Competition Law: Key Issues in the Telecoms, Media and Technology Sectors. International Bar Association Series, Kluwer Law International, December 2014, pp. 397-411.
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Denis Guimaraes
AGPR
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Policy goal, policy consensus, Law 8,884/94 (antitrust), Law 9,472/97 (LGT telecommunications general law), Law 12,529/2011 (antitrust), merger review, anticompetitive practice, competition advocacy, Brazilian Competition Policy System (BCPS), conflict of competence, synergy, legislative advocacy

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Prova Econômica De Cartéis: Reflexões a Partir Da Jurisprudência. (Cartel Economic Evidence: Case Law)

Revista de Direito da Concorrência. Número 13 - janeiro/março - 2007, pp. 29-42
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Denis Guimaraes
AGPR
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Padrão de prova, "paralelismo mais", prova direta, prova circunstancial, prova indiciária

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Direito da Concorrência e Defesa do Consumidor: uma reflexão à luz da propriedade industrial (Antitrust and Consumer Law in Light of Industrial Property Matters)

Revista do IBRAC - Direito da Concorrência, Consumo e Comércio Internacional (RIBRAC), Ano 21, vol. 25, January-June 2014, pp. 83-98.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Laercio Farina and Denis Guimaraes
Farina Sampaio Suleibe Giraldes Sociedade de Advogados and AGPR
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Aftermarket, peças de reposição, serviços pós-venda, custos de troca, lock in

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Country Profile: Brazil. In: Chapter 'Cable Sector: Competition and Regulation in an International Comparative Perspective'. Rab, Suzanne; Sprague, Alison. Media Ownership and Control: Law, Economics and Policy in an Indian and International Context. Oxford: Hart Publishing, July 2014

RAB, Suzanne; SPRAGUE, Alison. Media Ownership and Control: Law, Economics and Policy in an Indian and International Context. Oxford: Hart Publishing, July 2014.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
AGPR and Independent
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Broadcasting, theory of regulation, market power, access, merger, public interest, convergence, regime comparison, policy

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Apresentação do livro Concorrência e Regulação no Setor de Saúde Suplementar (Preface of the Book Antitrust and Regulation in the Healthcare Sector)

Farina, Laércio; Guimaraes, Denis Alves (orgs.). Concorrência e Regulação no Setor de Saúde Suplementar. São Paulo: Singular, 2010, pp. 9-22, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Laercio Farina and Denis Guimaraes
Farina Sampaio Suleibe Giraldes Sociedade de Advogados and AGPR
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Poder de mercado, Rio de Janeiro, seguro-saúde, análise clínica, exclusividade, most favored nation, MFN, cobertura assistencial, regulação prudencial, regulação de operação, regulação dos preços, estrutura, bem-estar, reforma da saúde, EUA

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Título IV - Do Patrimônio, Das Receitas, e Da Gestão Administrativa, Orçamentária e Financeira - comentários aos artigos 21 a 30 da Nova Lei de Defesa da Concorrência. (Title IV - Asset; Revenues; Administrative, Budgetary and Financial Management - Comments on the articles 21 to 30 of the new Brazilian Antitrust Law)

Comentários à Nova Lei de Defesa da Concorrência: Lei 12.529, de 30 de novembro de 2011. Rio de Janeiro: Forense; São Paulo: Método, 2012, pp. 87-112.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Denis Guimaraes and Daniel Andreoli
AGPR and TozziniFreire Advogados
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Presidente do Tribunal, Superintendência-Geral, unidade gestora, Departamento de Estudos Econômicos, Poder Executivo, proposta de orçamento, taxa processual, fato gerador, Congresso Nacional, contribuinte, Tesouro Nacional, receita própria, multa, dívida ativa, Fundo de Defesa de Direitos Difusos

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Artigo 37 - Multas Administrativas - Comentários Ao Artigo 37 Da Nova Lei De Defesa Da Concorrência. (Article 37 - Administrative Fines - Comments on the Article 37 of the New Brazilian Antitrust Law)

Comentários à Nova Lei de Defesa da Concorrência: Lei 12.529, de 30 de novembro de 2011. Rio de Janeiro: Forense; São Paulo: Método, 2012, pp. 150-171.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Daniel Andreoli and Denis Guimaraes
TozziniFreire Advogados and AGPR
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Empresa, faturamento bruto, grupo, conglomerado, ramo de atividade, vantagem auferida, estimação, pessoa física, administrador, culpa, dolo, reincidência, faturamento total

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5 Years of Operation 'Car Wash': Revisiting Bid Rigging and Bribery Investigations

Competition Policy International - Antitrust Chronicle April 2019
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 May 2019
Denis Guimaraes and Diaulas Ribeiro
AGPR and Universidade Católica de Brasília - UCB
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car wash, lava jato, jet wash, bid rigging, bribery, CADE, CGU, AGU, MPF, TCU, DOJ, guidelines, advantage obtained, pecuniary contribution, fine, indemnification

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Kodak, Power-tech/Matec, valor de revenda, "lock in", lucro presente, lucro futuro, durabilidade, assimetria de informação, mercado relevante, manutenção, mercado principal, imagem, "free riding", eficiência, restrição vertical, alavancagem, mercado primário, mercado secundário

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Contributor to Section C – Solicitation of Government Action of the Chapter 13 – General Exemptions and Immunities of the 8th Edition of the AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION's Antitrust Law Developments.

Antitrust Law Developments (Eighth). ABA Book Publishing, 2017, pp. 1289-1308.
Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Vinson & Elkins LLP, Independent, Independent, George Washington University Law School, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Independent, Intel Corporation, 3M, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, Independent, Alston & Bird LLP, Arnold & Porter and AGPR

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State Action Doctrine, Noerr-Pennington Immunity, legislative process, administrative process, rulemaking, enforcement, ministerial filings, adjudicatory process, private organizations, economically motivated boycotts, U.S. Courts, foreign governments, foreign courts, sham exception

Other Papers (7)

Total Downloads: 108    Citations: 0
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Working Paper on Brazilian Cartel Investigations, the 'Operation Car Wash' (Operação Lava Jato) and Its Impacts on the Economy

Group of Infrastructure Economics & Environmental Solutions; CEDES - Center of Studies on Economic and Social Law. April, 2015.
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Fundação Getulio Vargas, University of Sao Paulo (USP), AGPR, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo, Group of Infrastructure Economics & Environmental Solutions, Stanford Law School and Group of Infrastructure Economics & Environmental Solutions
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Cartel, operation car wash, economy, legislation, regulation, case law, fines, pecuniary contribution (settlement, TCC), leniency, due process of law, microeconomics, monopsony, incomplete information, construction industry, large scale bid, price estimation, countervailing power, efficiency

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Antitrust Enforcement in Regulated Sectors: Interrelations Between Antitrust and Regulatory Authorities - Brazil.

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Barbara Rosenberg, Mariana Araujo and Denis Guimaraes
Secretariat of Economic Law (SDE) of the Ministry of Justice of Brazil, Secretariat of Economic Law (SDE) of the Ministry of Justice of Brazil and AGPR
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Telecoms, electricity, gas, postal services, banking, radio & TV, air transport, maritime, rail, antitrust law, regulation, telecommunications, electric energy, air transportation, LPG, independent agencies, ministries

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Government Intervention on Merger Control in Brazil

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Joana Cianfarani and Denis Guimaraes
Independent and AGPR
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Legislation, minister, administration, government body, government agency, phase one, phase two, proceeding, investigation, hearing, meeting, veto, appeal, court, public interest, competitiveness, industrial development, job, national security, media plurality, prudential rule, risk, opportunity

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Comments on Proposed Changes to CCS (Competition Commission Singapore) Guidelines on Merger Procedures

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Marcelo Calliari and Denis Guimaraes
TozziniFreire Advogados and AGPR
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Budget, antitrust authority, GDP, European Union, United States, Japan, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Brazil, Italy, India, Canada, Russia, Spain, Mexico, Australia, Turkey, Argentine, South Africa, Colombia, Singapore, Ireland, Chile

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Brazilian Government Issues First Regulatory Impact Analysis Guidelines for Rulemakers

Public Law Committee of the Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association, August 2018
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Denis Guimaraes
AGPR
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rulemaking, aviation, energy, food and drugs, healthcare, mining, telecom, transportation, water, antitrust

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Brazil

Getting the Deal Through - Merger Control 2013. Law Business Research Ltd, Global Competition Review, 2012.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
TozziniFreire Advogados, TozziniFreire Advogados, TozziniFreire Advogados, Independent and AGPR
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Legislation, minority interest, threshold, filing, foreign-to-foreign merger, local effect test, foreign investment, sector, notification, clearance, sanction, filing fee, waiting period, closing, public takeover bid, theory of harm, industrial policy, public interest, economic efficiency, remedy

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General Exemptions and Immunities

July 17, 2016 Draft of the Section C – Solicitation of Government Action of the Chapter 13 – General Exemptions and Immunities of the 8th Edition of the American Bar Association's Antitrust Law Developments.
Posted: 06 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 May 2017
Denis Guimaraes
AGPR

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State Action Doctrine, Noerr-Pennington Immunity, legislative process, administrative process, rulemaking, enforcement, ministerial filings, adjudicatory process, private organizations, economically motivated boycotts, U.S. Courts, foreign governments, foreign courts, sham exception