Alexandre Barreto De Souza Agency Steering Committee Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) (Brasilia)Contact
Alexandre Barreto de Souza is the general superintendent at CADE since 2022. He was the president of the CADE from June 2017 to June 2021. He has a master’s degree in public administration from Universidade de Brasília and is currently pursuing a doctorate in political science at Universidade de Lisboa. A civil servant since 1993, he has worked in bodies of the Federal Government of Brazil such as the National Treasury, the Department of Inland Revenue, the Senate, and the Court of Accounts. Within the scope of his activities in the civil service are government management and accounting, control of procurements and contracts, tackling fraud and corruption in government, and fighting cartels in government procurements.
Brazilian Competition AuthorityThe CADE’s initiative consists of its Guidelines on the structuring and benefits of adopting competition compliance programs issued in January 2016. The purpose of these Guidelines is to establish non-binding directives for companies and other private entities regarding competition programs, such as what they consist of, how they can be implemented and what the benefits of their adoption are.