Amanda Athayde

University of Brasília (UnB), Pinheiro Neto Advogados (Brasilia)
Professor / Counsel

Amanda Athayde is a professor of corporate law at the University of Brasilia (UnB) and a professor of economic and competition law at the Public Law Institute (IDP). She also works as counsel at PinheiroNeto law firm in Brasilia. She holds a PhD in Commercial Law from the São Paulo University (USP), a BA in Law from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), a BA in Business Administration in the UNA Centre. She was an international student in the Université Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, and is the author of a book, several papers and book chapters in the area of Corporate Law, Competition Law and Economic Law. Amanda Athayde is a Federal Civil Servant, with additional experience in the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade in the negotiation of international cooperation and facilitation investment agreements. From 2013 to 2017, she was the Head of the Leniency Unit and Chief of Staff at CADE’s General Superintendence, responsible for all the leniency negotiations regarding cartel. In 2017, Amanda was nominated to join the Public Prosecution Office, as a legal advisor on the competition cases to be judged at CADE’s Tribunal, and to assist the negotiation of criminal plea agreements, the criminal investigations and the international legal cooperation.


2298 Revue

Amanda Athayde, Marcela Gomes Fernandes A glimpse into Brazil’s experience in international cartel investigations : Legal framework, investigatory powers and recent developments in leniency and settlements policy


L’article analyse l’expérience brésilienne dans la poursuite des cartels de dimension internationale sur la période 2000-2016. Il prend en compte quatre aspects centraux des activités de poursuites au Brésil : premièrement, le cadre juridique de la répression des cartels ; deuxièmement, les principales (...)

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