Franceschini, José Inácio Gonzaga,

Competition law in Brazil / José Inácio Gonzaga Franceschini, Eduardo Molan Gaban, Marcos Paulo Amorim. - Second edition. - New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2014. - 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

"This book was originally published as a monograph in the International encyclopaedia of laws/Competition law."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-193) and index.

1.General Background Of The Country
2.The Economic System
3.The Legal System
4.Historical Background Of Antitrust Law
ch. 1 Sources of Antitrust Law
1.National Sources
I.Laws
A.Law No. 7,347, of 24 July 1985
B.Law No. 8,137, of 27 December 1990
C.Law No. 8,666, of 21 June 1993
D.Law No. 9,784, of 29 January 1999
E.Law No. 9,873, of 23 November 1999
F.Law No. 10,149, of 21 December 2000
G.Law No. 11,482, of 31 May 20)37
H.Law No. 12,529, of 30 November 2011
II.Codes
A.Civil Procedures Code (Law No. 5,869, of 11 January 1973)
B.Consumer Protection Code (Law No. 8,078, of 11 September 1990)
2.International Sources And Activities
3.Secondary Sources
4.Sources' Relation And Hierarchy
5.Role And Authority Of Precedents
ch. 2 Scope of Application
1.Territorial Reach
2.Special Sectors
3.State-Owned Enterprises And Public Utilities
4.Sensible Effect And De Minim's
Contents note continued: ch. 3 Overview Of Substantive Provisions
1.Restrictive Agreements
2.Dominant Undertakings
3.Concentrations
4.Other Prohibitions
5.Tests Of Illegality
I.Per Se Prohibition and Naked Restraints
II.Balancing Tests
III.Merger Tests
ch. 4 Overview Of Main Notions
1.Undertaking
2.Relevant Market
3.Market Power/​Dominant Position
4.Agreements And Concerted Practices
5.Restriction Of Competition
6.Monopolization And Abuse Of Dominance
7.Concentrations
8.Joint Ventures
ch. 5 Consequences Of Violations And Enforcement Institutions
1.Administrative Enforcement
I.The Antitrust Authorities
A.Formation, Composition
B.Investigating Powers
C.Adjudicating Powers (Ascertaining and Sanctioning)
D.Other Institutional Tasks (Consultancy to Government)
II.Government Direct Enforcement Activities
III.Other Administrative Agencies Applying Antitrust Rules
IV.Administrative Fines
Contents note continued: V.Administrative Injunctions and Other Restrictive Orders: Interim Measures
2.Civil Enforcement
I.Competent Civil Courts
II.Sanctions
A.Nullity and Damages
B.Interim Measures
3.Criminal Enforcement
I.Criminal Sanctions for Antitrust Violations
II.Other Application of Criminal Law to Relevant Conducts
III.Role of Prosecutors
IV.Competent Criminal Courts
ch. 1 Restrictive Agreements
1.Horizontal Agreements
I.Cartels
A.Price Fixing
B.Market/​Client Allocation
C.Production/​Innovation Limitation
D.Group Boycott
E.Collusion on Others Objects
II.Information Exchange Practices
III.Cooperation Agreements
A.Research and Development
B.Specialization and Standardization
C.Joint Production, Joint Purchasing and Joint Selling
2.Vertical Agreements
I.Distribution
A.Exclusive Distributorship
B.Exclusive Dealing
C.Selective Distribution
D.Franchising
Contents note continued: II.Technology Licensing, Know-How, and Trade Secret Licensing
A.Patent Licensing, Trademark Licensing and Intellectual Property Licensing
ch. 2 Dominant Undertakings Prohibited Practices
1.Exploitative Practices
I.Excessive/​Unfair Pricing
II.Discrimination
2.Exclusionary Practices
I.Predation
II.Tying
III.Rebates
IV.Refusal to Deal
V.Price Squeeze
ch. 3 Concentrations
1.Horizontal Mergers
2.Vertical Mergers
3.Market/​Product Extension Mergers
4.Pure Conglomerate Mergers
5.Joint Ventures
ch. 1 Administrative Investigations before the Antitrust Authority
1.Initiative
I.General Sectors Inquiries and Ex Officio Investigations
II.Complaints
2.Powers
I.Requests for Information
II.Investigating and Search Powers
III.Cooperation with Other State Institutions
3.Right Of Defence
I.Content and Notification of Opening Decisions
II.The Proceedings: Hearings, Access to File, Briefs
Contents note continued: III.Final Hearing and Decision
ch. 2 Voluntary Notifications and Clearance Decisions Merger Control
1.Preliminary Filing Obligations
I.Criteria and Thresholds
II.Turnover Calculation
III.Other Relevant Notions
2.Structure Of Proceeding
I.Preliminary Assessment and Full Investigation
II.Time Framework
III.Right of Defence
3.Clearance And Conditional Clearance
I.Conditions and Undertakings
A.Content
B.Timing
4.Relations With Other Merger Control Authorities
I.Other Authorities within the Local Jurisdiction
II.International Coordination
ch. 3 Challenging of the Administrative Decision
1.Competent Courts
2.Time Limits
3.Scope Of Judicial Review.

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