GNA is a boutique law firm which acts, mainly, in Competition / Antitrust Law, in the administrative, judicial and consulting areas, as well as in Trade Protection matters.
The firm counts on professionals who, since 1994, act in some of the most remarkable cases at CADE. The team is composed of dynamic, informed and committed professionals whose goal is to meet and outperform the expectations of clients, always embodying perfectly the business-oriented approach of the companies.
In its untiring efforts to provide full support to its clients, the firm is associated with renowned evaluators and recognized economists in complex cases, as well as with professionals based in Brasília-DF, who keep direct contact with the antitrust authorities.
In the international scenario, GNA acts in cooperation with international firms and consultants specialized in Antitrust Law and Trade Protection before foreign authorities.
Among its clients, GNA boosts large Brazilian and international companies and economic groups, which act in several industries, such as: cement, steel, metals, beverages, agriculture, telecommunications, information technology, paper and pulp, electrical energy, environmental solutions, engineering and sanitation.
Some of GNA's major fields of action are:
•  Filing and also Objection of Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures, among other acts of concentration and agreements with the Brazilian Antitrust System - SBDC (CADE, SDE/MJ, SEAE/MF).
•  Defense and also Plaint in administrative proceedings involving investigation of anticompetitive conduct before the SBDC.
•  Preventive corporate guidance in competition aspects of contracts and legal acts, as well as analysis of the need to submit them to SBDC's appreciation.
•  Preventive analysis and consultancy support in structuring corporate operations, with emphasis on competition aspects.
•  Preparation of consultations regarding commercial and strategic practices (loyalty programs, distribution network, advertising campaigns, among others).
•  Legal opinions, consultations and lectures on competition matters in general.
•  Preparation of Competition Compliance Programs and Training in competition matters.
•  Judicial Measures in general, involving matters of competition nature, such as filing annulment actions and presentation of defense in convictions resulting from administrative decisions applied by the SBDC.
•  Representation of domestic industry, importers and exporters in Trade Protection matters, such as antidumping investigations before the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Commerce (DECOM/SECEX) and CAMEX.