Nuno Carrolo dos Santos

Abreu Advogados (Lisbon)
Lawyer (Of-Counsel)

Nuno is currently an of-counsel lawyer at Abreu Advogados, in Lisbon. He joined the firm’s Competition, Regulatory and EU group in January 2009 as an associate. In 2007 and 2008 Nuno worked as Legal Advisor at the Legal Department of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Portugal’s largest public bank. From 2002 to 2007 he practiced law first as a trainee and subsequently as an associate at F. Castelo Branco & Associados, having been seconded to Hewlett-Packard Portugal for 6 months. Nuno has a law degree from the University of Lisbon, a Master of Arts in EU Competition Law and a Summer Course in European Law from King’s College London Law School, as well as post-graduate studies in Corporate Law from the University of Lisbon. He is fluent in English and Portuguese. Nuno is a member of the Competition Commission at ICC Portugal - International Chamber of Commerce.

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Nuno Carrolo dos Santos The Portuguese Competition, Regulation and Supervision Court annuls decision imposing a fine on a non-notified merger due to shortcomings related to rights of defence (ANF / Farminveste)

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Following the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) decision dated 28 December 2012 imposing a total EUR 149,278.79 fine on the National Pharmacy Association (Associação Nacional de Farmácias - ANF) and two of its subsidiaries, Farminveste 3 – Gestão de Participações, S.G.P.S., Lda. (Farminveste (...)

Miguel Mendes Pereira, Nuno Carrolo dos Santos The Lisbon Commerce Court confirms decision against bid-rigging cartel by pharmaceutical companies but substantially reduces fines (Abbott, Menarini and Johnson & Johnson)

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On 7 January 2010 the Lisbon Commerce Court upheld a 2008 decision by the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) imposing a € 13.4 million fine on pharmaceutical companies Abbott, Menarini and Johnson & Johnson for participating in a bid-rigging cartel. Back in 2005 the PCA fined the (...)

Miguel Mendes Pereira, Nuno Carrolo dos Santos The Portuguese Competition Authority fines € 14,7 million five undertakings implicated in the Canteen Cartel and uses the leniency regime for the first time (Eurest, Trivalor, Uniself, ICA/Nordigal, Sodexo Portugal)

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On 30 December 2009 the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) imposed total fines € 14,720 million on five mass catering undertakings active in the market for meals and refectory, canteen and restaurant management/operating services for anti-competitive practices. This case amounts to the first (...)

Miguel Mendes Pereira, Nuno Carrolo dos Santos A Portuguese self-regulation body for advertising suspends triple-play campaign due to misleading claim of optical fibre connections (PT Comunicações / ZON TV CABO)

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On 27 July 2009 ICAP - Instituto Civil da Autodisciplina da Comunicação Comercial (Civil Institute for Self-Discipline in Commercial Communication) ordered the suspension of the advertising campaign carried out by leading pay-TV operator in Portugal ZON TV CABO following a complaint by PT (...)

Miguel Mendes Pereira, Nuno Carrolo dos Santos The Lisbon Commerce Court confirms against cartel operating in the Port of Setúbal but reduces fines (Rebonave, Rebosado and Lutamar)

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Following the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) decision dated April 2007 imposing a EUR 185.000 fine on REBONAVE, REBOSADO and LUTAMAR (tug services providers in the port of Setúbal involved in a price fixing and client sharing cartel), all three undertakings appealed the decision to the (...)

Miguel Mendes Pereira, Nuno Carrolo dos Santos The Portuguese Competition Authority fines € 185.000 three undertakings implicated in a cartel operating on the tug services market in the Port of Setúbal (Rebonave, Rebosado and Lutamar)

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On 23 April 2007 the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) imposed fines in the amount of € 185.000 on three undertakings active in the market for tug services in the commercial port of Setúbal, a port located 50 km south of Lisbon which is particularly important for the import and export of (...)

Miguel Mendes Pereira, Nuno Carrolo dos Santos The Lisbon Commerce Court confirms a Portuguese Competition Authority decision as regards the release of a minimum and maximum fees’ table by the Portuguese Medical Association (Ordem dos Médicos)

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On 26 May 2006 the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) fined the Portuguese Medical Association (Ordem dos Médicos) € 250.000 for imposing on its members minimum and maximum fees to be charged to their patients. The Association appealed against the decision to the Lisbon Commerce Court. The (...)

Miguel Mendes Pereira, Nuno Carrolo dos Santos The Lisbon Commerce Court confirms decision against shipping agents association for price-fixing but reduces the amount of fines (AGEPOR)

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In January 2006 the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) fined AGEPOR, a Portuguese shipping agents association, € 195.000 for price fixing. AGEPOR appealed against the decision to the Lisbon Commerce Court. AGEPOR grounded its appeal both on procedural and substantive arguments. First, the (...)

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