The Impact Caused By The Changes To The Brazilian Competition Act Brought Up By COVID-19's Special Legal Regime Is Smaller Than It Seems

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On June 10, the Brazilian President signed the Bill 1,179 into law.
Brazil Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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On June 10, the Brazilian President signed the Bill 1,179 into law. It modifies legal relations due to the COVID-19 crisis and provides, in its Article 14, for two temporary modifications to the Brazilian Competition Act (Law No. 12.520/2011). The impact of these changes is smaller than it seems, though.

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Originally published June 12, 2020.

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