Ademir Antonio Pereira Jr

Position / Title: 
Non-Residential Fellow

Ademir splits his time between two worlds. He is part-time is in academia, doing research focusing on efforts by Latin American regulators to promote increased access to broadband Internet and implement a network neutrality regime. He has been particularly interested in the debate involving the regulation of network neutrality in Brazil and the US, and has submitted contributions to the Brazilian Ministry of Justice and to the US Federal Communications Commission. His PhD thesis submitted to the University of Sao Paulo Law School has been approved with honors and will be published.

More recently, Ademir started to develop research on the newly enacted data privacy statute in Brazil, discussing the impacts of privacy regimes on competition and innovation. He has also published several articles on Antitrust and Regulation in specialized reviews and is a co-author of books on Antitrust, Litigation and Brazilian Supreme Court Case Law.

Ademir also dedicates much of his time to private practice in Brazil. He is an attorney specialized in Antitrust matters and has acted in several complex cases, especially involving high-tech markets and the intersection of IP and Antitrust. He is named by several professional publications as one of the top Antitrust/Competition attorneys in Brazil.

Ademir holds a PhD and a Master Degree in Law from University of São Paulo. He also holds a Master Degree (LLM) in Law, Science and Technology from Stanford University. Before becoming an attorney, he clerked for a Judge at the São Paulo Court of Appeals.