Murilo Lubambo

University College London

Murilo returned to the UCL Faculty of Laws as an MPhil/PhD research student in September, 2014, having previously completed an LLM in Competition Law from the UCL in 2010. He is working under the supervision of Prof. Piet Eeckhout and Dr Martins Paparinkis. Funded by the CAPES Foundation in Brazil, his research aims at exploring the fascinating interaction between international trade law and international investment law in light of new trends. He is particularly interested in the international rules applying to the process of establishment of foreign investments in services. He is analyzing the General Agreement on Trade in Services – GATS and investment treaty provisions and case law. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of Recife in Brazil, where he was Student Teaching Assistant of Legal Interpretation (2003) and Public International Law (2004-05). He also did an exchange programme at the University of Salamanca, Spain (2003-04). He was junior researcher in Water Protection Law funded by the Pernambuco Research Support Foundation and in Regulatory Policy funded by the National Research Council. For three years, he worked in the Ministry of Finance of Brazil, where he was part of negotiation teams of investment and trade treaties. He was also Alternate National Coordinator of the Group of Investments of Mercosur.


2701 Bulletin

Murilo Lubambo The Portuguese Competition Authority fines individual managers for the first time in a cartel in the catering and related services and grants full exemption under leniency (Eurest / Trivalor / Uniself / ICA / Nordigal / Sodexo Portugal)


The competition authority in Portugal (Autoridade da Concorrência - AdC) decided last December 30, 2009 to condemn five companies for harmful anticompetitive practices in the market of meals (catering) and services of administration and exploration of refectories, canteens or restaurants. The (...)

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