Caio Mario da Silva Pereira Neto

Caio Mario da Silva Pereira Neto holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of São Paulo (Brazil), Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Doctorate (J.S.D.) degrees from Yale Law School (USA). He is a Law Professor at Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School in São Paulo (FGV), where he leads the research group on competition and regulation on digital platforms. He is the author of several books and articles, published in the US, EU and Brazil, with a research focus on competition law and regulation. Caio has extensive experience in both public and private sectors. In public service, he held office as Director for Competition at the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice (SDE). In private practice, he is the founding partner and co-head of the antitrust and regulation groups at Pereira Neto | Macedo (PNM).

Designing Better Antitrust Remedies for the Digital World

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Revisiting Ohio vs. American Express: It’s Time for a More Nuanced Approach to Market Definition

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