Mauro Grinberg


+55 (11) 3371 5050

São Paulo

Portuguese and English


Mauro has worked on fundamental antitrust law issues in Brazil since the emergence of this area up to present time, having witnessed and contributed to its development in the country. Due to his expertise and experience, he is highly praised by many clients. He acts in all aspects of antitrust law – including notifications of mergers, acquisitions, defenses in Cade, and judicial cases – with an emphasis on complex conducts. His performances in the so-called generics cartels and the case of fuel distribution in Belo Horizonte were remarkable. Working on virtually lost cases is nothing new for Mauro. He has already acted and acts in markets, such as pharmaceuticals, auto parts, fuel distribution, ports, navigation, glass, chemical products, and others. He is a frequent speaker and author of articles in Brazil and abroad. Mauro is graduated by the School of Law of the University of São Paulo and has a Master´s Degree by the School of Law of the University of Pernambuco.

  • “What are we accused of?”, in “The Future of Antitrust, Ibrac, August 2020.
  • “Resale Price Maintenance: the SKF Paradigm”, in “The Price Point”, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, April 2020.
  • “Which difficulties (if any) does Cade face to carry out expert opinions and on-site inpections”, in Conduct Enforcement in Brazil: Frequently Asked Questions”, Ibrac, 2019.

  • Former Commissioner of Cade.
  • Attorney of the National Treasury (retired).
  • Ibrac: (i) Founder and Director from 1992 to 2007; (ii) President 2008/2009; (iii) Member of the Board since 2010.
  • Member of the Board of the Conduct Pricing Committee (ABA).
  • Member of the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
  • Who´s Who Legal Brazil 2021: recognized as a Thought Leader and for his “wise approach.”
  • Legal 500 (seen on internet – 06.11.2022): “recognized for his expertise and excellence.”
  • Chambers and Partners (seen on internet – 06.11.2022): “amongst the most experienced and well-known competition lawyers in Brazil.”

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