Joaquim Caimoto Duarte

Uria Menéndez (Lisbon)
Lawyer (Counsel)

Joaquim Caimoto Duarte is a Counsel at Uría Menéndez in Lisbon. His practice area is European and Portuguese Antitrust Law, covering, in particular, merger control issues, cartels and abuses of dominant position. Joaquim acts for clients in various sectors, including financial institutions, telecommunications and media, air transport, energy, retail distribution and other industrial sectors, and regularly advices leading multinational companies in the pharmaceutical sector. He obtained his law degree at the University of Lisbon in 1996 and a special degree in Community Law from the Instituto de Estudos Europeus (Lisbon). Joaquim joined Uría Menéndez in 2004.

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Joaquim Caimoto Duarte, Tânia Luísa Faria The Portuguese Competition Authority clears in phase II a merger in the soft drinks and bottled water sectors subject to remedies, including brand divestment and provision of filling services to other brands (Sumolis-Compal)

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On 14 August 2008, the Portuguese Competition Authority (the “PCA”) adopted a merger control decision under the procedure set out in Law 18/2003 of 11 June (the “Portuguese Competition Act”), which approved the proposed acquisition of Compal by Sumolis, subject to certain conditions. Sumolis (...)

Joaquim Caimoto Duarte, Tânia Luísa Faria The Portuguese Competition Authority clears the acquisition of a port’s bulk liquid terminal business, further to an in-depth investigation on the impact of such operation in the fuels market at national level (Galp/Sines Bulk Liquid Terminal)

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On 26 June 2008, the Portuguese Competition Authority (hereinafter, the “AdC”) adopted a merger control decision in accordance with Law 18/2003 of 11 June (the Portuguese Competition Law), which approved the proposed acquisition by GALP Group (“GALP”) of the Port of Sines’ bulk liquid terminal (...)

Joaquim Caimoto Duarte, Tânia Luísa Faria The Portuguese Competition Authority clears the acquisition of a port’s bulk liquid terminal business, further to an in-depth investigation on the impact of such operation in the fuels market at national level (Galp/Sines Bulk Liquid Terminal)

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On 26 June 2008, the Portuguese Competition Authority (hereinafter, the “AdC”) adopted a merger control decision in accordance with Law 18/2003 of 11 June (the Portuguese Competition Law), which approved the proposed acquisition by GALP Group (“GALP”) of the Port of Sines’ bulk liquid terminal (...)

Joaquim Caimoto Duarte The Portuguese Competition Authority clears in Phase I with behavioural and structural remedies a merger in the large food retail distribution sector (Carrefour/Sonae)

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On 27 December 2007, the Portuguese Competition Authority (the “AdC”) adopted a merger control decision according to Law 18/2003 of 11 June (the Portuguese Competition Act), providing clearance to the envisaged acquisition of sole control over Carrefour’s hypermarket chain in Portugal (...)

Joaquim Caimoto Duarte The Portuguese Competition Authority approves a merger in the fuel sector subject, inter alia, to termination of exclusivity clause (Bensaude/Nicolau Sousa Lima Group)

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On 23 October 2007, the Portuguese Competition Authority (the “AdC”) adopted a merger control decision according to Law 18/2003 of 11 June (the Portuguese Competition Act), providing clearance to the envisaged acquisition of sole control over the company NSL - Nicolau Sousa Lima, SGPS, S.A. (the (...)

Joaquim Caimoto Duarte The Portuguese Competition Authority cleared in phase II a merger between the two main national airline companies with remedies including granting slots to third parties and not increasing the number of flights on certain routes (Portugália/TAP)

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On 5 June 2007 the Portuguese Competition Authority (“AdC”) cleared the acquisition by the state-owned airline company TAP of its main Portuguese competitor Portugália, subject to commitments. This was the first case held by the AdC where a merger regarding passenger air transportation services (...)

Joaquim Caimoto Duarte The Portuguese Competition Authority attempts to reshape the telecoms market by imposing a complex remedies package and approving the largest ever deal in Portugal (Sonaecom/Portugal Telecom)

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On 22 December 2006, the Portuguese Competition Authority (the “AdC”) adopted a landmark merger control decision under the terms of Law 18/2003, of 11 June (the Competition Act), providing clearance to the envisaged acquisition of sole control of the local telecom’s incumbent Portugal Telecom (...)

Joaquim Caimoto Duarte A Portuguese Court substantially upholds the competition authority’s decision finding the association of veterinaries liable for imposing minimum fees (Portuguese Veterinary Medical Association)

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An appeal was lodged by the Portuguese Professional Association of Veterinaries (“VMA”) after the Portuguese Competition Authority’s (the “PCA”) decision that found the VMA’s code of ethics to be in breach of Article 4(1) of Law 18/2003 of 11 June (the “Portuguese Competition Act”) and of Article (...)

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