Catarina Pinto Xavier

Serra Lopes Cortes Martins & Associados (Lisbon)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Joined SLCM in 2014, where has been developing her activity in Public Law, Competition & Regulatory. In Public Law has been assisting both public and private entities specially focusing in public procurement and execution of public contracts, administrative procedure matters, litigation and arbitration involving public entities. In Competition & Regulatory has been involved in important antitrust cases, either before Competition Authority or regulatory entities, as well as representing the defendants before court. Combining experience in Public Law and Competition and Regulatory has been acting in energy and environmental sectors, particularly in water and waste treatment sectors. Before SLCM worked at the firm "Sérvulo & Associados", as trainee-lawyer and associate lawyer, on Public Law, Competition Law and Litigation & Arbitration (2008-2014).


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Catarina Pinto Xavier, Miguel Gorjão-Henriques The Portuguese Competition Authority renews the decision against milling cartel imposing fines of around 9 million euros (Cerealis / Milling cartel)


Last July 8th 2009, the Portuguese Competition Authority (Autoridade da Concorrência - “AdC” or “PCA”) has issued a new decision imposing fines of around 9 million euros on 11 flour-milling undertakings for coordinating prices, to the detriment of consumers, for breach of Article 4 (1) a) of the (...)

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