Cruz Vilaça Advogados (Lisbon)

Carla Farinhas

Cruz Vilaça Advogados (Lisbon)
Lawyer

Carla Farinhas has focused her professional activity on European Union Law and Competition Law. Carla Farinhas has served as Legal Secretary (référendaire) at the Court of Justice of the European Union, where she has worked on a broad range of cases, including preliminary rulings, actions for annulment, and infringement proceedings relating to various EU Law matters. Her duties included writing draft judgments for deliberations, draft notes for deliberations, preliminary reports and other internal documents, intervening in discussions between cabinets, as well as preparing hearings. As a lawyer, Carla Farinhas has provided legal advice in Lisbon and Brussels to companies in various sectors of the economy, as well as to the Portuguese State, as regards, inter alia, rules on anticompetitive agreements, abuses of dominance, state aid, mergers, general product safety, food safety, chemicals (REACH), Union structural and investment funds. Carla Farinhas represented clients in both administrative and court proceedings.

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Articles

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Carla Farinhas, Miguel Gorjão-Henriques The Portuguese Competition Authority imposes a € 9865 fine on 7 regional driving schools for anti-competitive agreements on prices after a 3-year investigation (Driving school cartel)

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On June 17, 2011, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) announced, through Press Release 6/2011 that it has imposed fines totalling € 9.8 thousand on seven driving schools operating in the Autonomous Region of Madeira (ARM) – more specifically, in the capital Funchal – which it has found had (...)

Carla Farinhas, Miguel Gorjão-Henriques The Portuguese Competition Authority fines industrial cleaning firms for anti-competitive bid-rigging and information exchange (Conforlimpa - Multiserviços and Number One - MultiServices)

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On June 2, 2011, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) announced, through its Press Release Nr. 5/2011, that it has imposed fines totalling EUR 316.3 thousand on two industrial cleaning firms in Portugal which it has found had colluded on cleaning services contracts. The PCA has concluded (...)

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