Guilherme Ribas is specialised in antitrust litigation and counselling across a variety of industries, including air and land transportation, food and beverage, plastics, textile, telecoms, internet, technology, oil and gas, mining and energy. He currently focuses on cartel investigations, merger filings and antitrust compliance. He has an in-depth knowledge of Brazilian antitrust laws and practice. Prior to joining Mundie e Advogados, where he became head of the antitrust practice, Guilherme Ribas worked as an antitrust lawyer in other major Brazilian law firms and was head of department of the Secretariat of Economic Law (SDE) of the Ministry of Justice. In this role he coordinated the first dawn raids ever carried out in Brazil and helped prepare the Brazilian government 2004 antitrust compliance guidelines.
Mr Ribas holds a doctorate (PhD) degree in administrative law (with a thesis on evidence in cartel investigations) from the University of São Paulo and an LLM in commercial law (intellectual property and antitrust) from the same university. Mr Ribas is publications officer of the Brazilian Antitrust Institute (IBRAC) and member of the antitrust committee of the Brazilian Bar (São Paulo section). He is the author of several articles and books relating to antitrust such as “Cartel Investigations Administrative Proceedings” (2016). He has been constantly recognised by well-known legal market research publications, such as Chambers Latin America, PLC’s Which Lawyer?, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers/Economists.
WWL says: Ribas is "quick on his feet and excellent at distilling complex issues".
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