Patricia Bandouk Carvalho

Areas of expertise: Antitrust, Government Sales
Languages: English
Location: São Paulo
Telephone: +55 (11) 5086-5142

Partner of TozziniFreire Advogados, Patricia has over 15 years of experience in the Antitrust area, focusing on the negotiation of leniency and settlements negotiations involving multiple authorities, including the coordination of internal investigations. She has solid expertise in cartel case defenses and merger reviews. Her practice also comprises advising clients with compliance programs, distribution and commercial policies.

// Academic education

Graduate of the Law School of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 2008.

// Recognition

Patricia is recognized as a Next Generation Partner by The Legal 500 and as a Rising Star by Leaders League in the Antitrust Investigations and Merger Control categories. She is recommended by Euromoney Rising Star Awards Americas for the Antitrust and Competition practice area. Additionally, she is recognized as a Rising Star by LMG Expert Guides, and in the publication Women in Antitrust 2021 by GCR (Global Competition Review).

// Additional Activities

Member of CECORE (Commission of Competition and Economic Regulation Studies) of OAB/SP (Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo section). Member of IBRAC"s (Brazilian Institute of Studies of Competition) Competition Committee.

// Publications

"Labor Practices as Antitrust Violations: Trends in Brazil and Worldwide" (co-author). In The Future of Antitrust. São Paulo: IBRAC, 2020. "Beyond the Turnover Thresholds: How Does the Local Effects Test Function in the Context of Merger Control?" article (co-author). In Merger Control in Brazil - Frequently Asked Questions. São Paulo: IBRAC, 2018. “Standard of Proof in Cartel Cases Involving Leniency Agreements” (co-author). In Brazilian Antitrust Law: 5 years. São Paulo: IBRAC, 2017.  "Remédios Antitruste em Atos de Concentração Relativos à Aquisição de Participação Minoritária em Rival" article. In Revista do IBRAC. São Paulo: IBRAC, v. 19, No. 21, p. 181-204, 2012.

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