The Brazilian CADE applies remedies on four licensing agreements (Monsanto cases)

I. Summary of the cases Each of the four concentration acts (“Monsanto Cases”) [1] refer to non-exclusive licensing agreements for the development, testing, production and commercialization of seeds using Intacta RR2 PROTM technology in Brazil, executed between Monsanto, as licensor, and Syngenta, Don Mario, Nidera and Coodetec, as licensees (“Licensing Agreements”). Due to the similarities between the Licensing Agreements and their potential effects on competition, the Monsanto Cases were analyzed and judged jointly by the Administrative Case for Economic Defense (“CADE”). II. Analysis and judgment by CADE’s Tribunal The Monsanto Cases were firstly presented for the analysis of CADE’s Tribunal during the 13th Judgment Session, when Commissioner Marcus Paulo Veríssimo voted for

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