Paper by Ivo Gico used by Brazilian Supreme Court

The Brazilian Supreme Court quoted partner Ivo Gico’s paper (Princípio da eficiência e o software livre) on case (ADI n. 3.059-RS) that challenged, on constitutional grounds, a State law that forced the State’s public administration to use free and open source software.

More information (in Portuguese) here.


Chambers & Partners recognizes GHD for a second time

Chambers & Partners released this week its Latin America Guide 2017 and highlighted Gico Hadmann & Dutra Advogados in the Corporate/Commercial Center West category. Partners Eric Hadmann Jasper and Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr. have been individually ranked in the category.

Partner Eric Hadmann Jasper has been individually ranked in the Competition/Antitrust category, nationwide.

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Paper by Ivo Gico used in Public Prosecutors’ decision

Brazilian Federal Public Prosecutors’ Office (Ministério Público Federal) used Ivo Gico’s Law and Economics paper (Metodologia e Epistemologia da Análise Econômica do Direito) on decision regarding SBM Offshore leniency application. SBM Offshore’s leniency application is connected to alleged corruption in Petrobras’ contracts.

GHD ranked by Legal 500

Legal 500 released  its Brazilian Guide 2016 and highlighted Gico Hadmann & Dutra Advogados in the Antitrust/Competition category.

According to the publication: Brasilia-based Gico, Hadmann & Dutra Advogados acts for companies and individuals in a broad range of antitrust and unfair competition litigation. It is currently representing a company in the healthcare sector in proceedings seeking to annul a fine imposed by CADE. The practice is led by Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr. and Eric Hadmann Jasper, a former deputy head of the antitrust division of the Secretariat of Economic Law.

More information here.