Victor Oliveira Fernandes

Victor Oliveira Fernandes serves as a commissioner at the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) and as a professor of competition law at the Brazilian Institute of Education, Development, and Research (IDP). He holds a Ph.D. in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo and a Master’s degree in Law, State, and Constitution from the University of Brasília.

Brazil’s CADE Demonstrates How Antitrust Authorities Can Pursue Sustainability Goals

Antitrust scholars and authorities are debating how antitrust can and should align with green sustainability initiatives. A recent ruling from Brazil’s antitrust authority, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense, in approving the launch of a commercial platform for agricultural commodity traders to track global supply chain sustainability metrics, presents one case study on how to advance sustainability goals without compromising competition.

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