Barbara Luvizotto

Lawyer

São Paulo

+55 (11) 3371 5050

Portuguese, English and German

Academic Background

PhD Candidate in International Trade Law from the University of São Paulo - USP. Master’s Degree (LL.M) in Law and Economics from the University of Hamburg, University of Ghent and University of Bologna. Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the University of São Paulo - USP.

Experience

Represents clients in several matters involving Brazilian competition law. More specifically, advises and represents companies and individuals in inquiries and administrative procedures before CADE, economic law litigation, submitting complex transactions to the Brazilian antitrust authorities, and internal investigations focused on antitrust compliance. Holds experience in the markets of internet/technology, logistics, energy, electronics, agribusiness, among others.
Provides legal assistance to national and foreign companies in matters related to Brazilian biodiversity law, more specifically in the regularization and adequacy of access to Brazilian genetic resources, associated traditional knowledge, as well as in matters involving benefit sharing obligations.

Publications

Co-author of the article "O caso do cartel de combustíveis de Belo Horizonte: das consequências jurídicas da falta de correspondência entre as notas técnicas de instauração e final proferidas pelo Cade", In: Leonor Cordovil, Daniel Athias. (Org.) Direito Concorrencial em Transformação: uma Homenagem a Mauro Grinberg. 1ª ed. São Paulo: Singular, 2020.
Co-author of the article “Which difficulties (if any) does Cade face to carry out expert opinions and on-site inspections?” In: Conducts Enforcement in Brazil: Frequently Asked Question. IBRAC, 2019.
“Globalization and International Antitrust Law: Challenges and Way Forward”. In: I Livro Women in Antitrust. Singular: Sao Paulo, 2018.

Speeches

Debater on the 1st Seminar on Competition and Innovation, hosted by Faculdade de Direito de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo - USP, in 2018.
Speaker in the Seminar zum deutschen und europäischen Wettbewerbsrecht hosted by the University of Tübingen. Subject presented: Die Anwendung des Auswirkungsprinzips in der europäische und deutschen Zusammenschlusskontrolle, in 2013.

Positions Held

Member of the Brussels Office of Mayer Brown, in 2017.
Merit-Based scholarship granted by the University of São Paulo to participate in an academic exchange program with the University of Tübingen, in 2013.

Acknowledgments

European Master in Law & Economics, honorable mention for academic performance – “Magna Cum Laude”, 2017.
University of Sao Paulo – Scholarship of academic merit, Jan. 2013 – Jul. 2013.