The Brazilian Experience in Combating Concentration Act on Regulated Sector Fuels

Posted: 16 Feb 2013

Date Written: August 28, 2002

Abstract

The present study is developed due to the necessity of understanding the proceedidings undertaken by society in order to fight cartels in the regulated sector of fuel in Brazil. This work also demonstrates the technical concept of efficiency from the cartels of gas price causing damage to the consumers.

This study shows that the fight against cartels poses some problems such as: (i) the difficulty of quickly making the needed alterations of Antitrust Law; (i) The troubles that the Administrative organs have to accomplish a permanent fiscalization; e (iii) the lack of civil punishments in order to inhibit the practices of abuse profits.

Keywords: Cartel, the technical concept of efficiency, Antitrust Law

Suggested Citation

Nunes, Claudia Ribeiro Pereira, The Brazilian Experience in Combating Concentration Act on Regulated Sector Fuels (August 28, 2002). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2218777

Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes (Contact Author)

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