Rita Teles Branco

Entidade Nacional para o Mercado dos Combustíveis, E.P.E. (Portuguese National Entity for Fuel Market)
Advisor

Rita Teles Branco is a legal advisor for the Portuguese National Entity for Fuel Market (Entidade Nacional para o Mercado dos Combustíveis, E.P.E.). This public entity was created to supervise the fuel market in all stages (http://www.enmc.pt/), ensuring more and better information to consumers and promoting competition. Prior to joining the ENMC, she worked as an advisor to the portuguese secretary of state for energy. Prior to this trainee lawyer at Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, with experience in the field of EU and Competition Law. She graduated in law studies from the University of Lisbon, in 2006, and obtained an LL.M. in European and Comparative Law at Gent University, in 2007.

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Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira (Lisbon)

Articles

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Frederico Pereira Coutinho, Rita Teles Branco The Portuguese Competition Authority conditionally clears the acquisition of sole control over the rights to exploit hydroelectric power stations (EDP / EDIA)

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On 14 January 2008, EDP notified the Competition Authority (“AdC”) of the acquisition of sole control over the rights held by EDIA to exploit Alqueva and Pedrógão hydroelectric power stations. Through this transaction, EDIA assigned to EDP the rights it had been conferred upon by the Portuguese (...)

Frederico Pereira Coutinho, Rita Teles Branco The Portuguese Competition Authority blocks a merger in the market for passenger road and rail public transport service in spite of proposed remedies (ATMS - Arriva Transportes da Margem Sul / Barraqueiro SGPS - Arriva Investimentos SGPS)

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The present concentration was the first decision from the Competition Authority (“AdC”) prohibiting a merger in Portugal. It was notified to the AdC on 22 November 2004 and consisted of the acquisition of joint control by Barraqueiro SGPS, S.A. (“Barraqueiro”) and Arriva Investimentos SGPS, S.A. (...)

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