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Guilherme Ribas

Guilherme Ribas
Office:
Avenida Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek
50 - 18.º Andar
04543-000
City:
São Paulo
Country:
Brazil
Tel:
+55 11 3040 2920
Fax:
+55 11 3040 2940

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Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Guilherme Ribas specialises 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 heads its 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, where he coordinated the first dawn raids ever carried out in Brazil and helped to prepare the Brazilian government antitrust compliance guidelines.

Mr Ribas was educated at the University of São Paulo, where he gained a PhD in administrative law (thesis: cartel proceedings and evidence) and an LLM in commercial law (dissertation: tying arrangements, intellectual property and antitrust). Mr Ribas is the 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. He has been consistently recognised by well-known legal market research publications, such as Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Competition & Antitrust Lawyers/Economists

WWL says: One client commends Guilherme Ribas’s “objectivity, remarkable technical skills and capability to truly get things done.” His extensive industry expertise means he is “always the person we go to when a tricky competition matter comes up”.

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Who's Who Legal Brazil - Competition

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 500Best 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".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Brazil which can be purchased from our Shop.

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