With solid experience in very complex and highly relevant cases, Ricardo Motta advises clients on a full range of both competition and international trade matters. He has a widely recognized practice in antitrust matters, including unilateral and dominance cases, cartel investigations, complex merger control cases, and compliance programs. He represents clients in administrative proceedings before Cade (including strategic negotiations), as well as in civil litigation lawsuits, related to competition matters. Ricardo has represented clients in diverse industries, having robust experience in diverse/various markets, such as, banking/financial, internet, technology, media, retail, pharmaceutical, chemical, and others. He also specializes in cases involving intellectual property and competition. In international trade, he advises clients on tariffs, customs issues, and trade remedy investigations. Ricardo has already been recognized for his performance by both national and international publications. He is the author of publications and articles related to economic law, competition law, and international trade, as well as a speaker at national and international seminars.
Ricardo holds a master’s degree in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo – USP. He is also a specialist in Economic Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV (GVLaw) and holds a bachelor’s degree of Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP, having participated in the internship program organized by Secretary of Economic Law from the Ministry of Justice – SDE/MJ in 2009. Ricardo has been Councilor of the Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs, and International Trade – IBRAC since 2018. He was coordinator of the Competition Committee of IBRAC in 2020/2021. He will be the coordinator of the Digital Markets Commission of IBRAC in 2022/2023. Ricardo is currently a member of the Brazilian Institute of Business Law and Ethics (IBDEE) and the American Bar Association – ABA.
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