Eduardo Maia Cadete

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Porto), Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Lisbon)
Lawyer (Partner)

Eduardo Maia Cadete joined MLGTS in 2001 as an associate and is now a partner. His experience includes advising and representing clients (both defendants and plaintiffs), before the Portuguese Competition Authority and the European Commission, as well as before the General Court of the European Union, the Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights. His practice focuses on antitrust, merger control, state aid and sectoral inquiries providing legal advice and representing companies active in the areas of financial services, media, life sciences and consumer products.

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Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Porto)
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Porto)

Articles

1108 Bulletin

Eduardo Maia Cadete, Frederico Machado Simões The Portuguese Competition Authority clears a merger between wind power electricity producers (New Finerge / Empreedimentos Eólicos do Rego / Eolcinf / Parque Eólico do Vale de Abade / Biowatt / Eolflor)

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On May 4th 2018, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) was notified of a merger where New Finerge, S.A. (New Finerge), a company operating in the electricity production market, aimed to acquire exclusive control over five wind farm management companies: Empreedimentos Eólicos do Rego, S.A. (...)

Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete The portuguese competition authority sanctions supplier recommended retail sale prices materially imposed as minimum prices before retailers (Sera, Unipessoal)

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I. Background The Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) decision of 21 March 2013, in case PRC 2009/12, was triggered by an antitrust complaint of June 2009, filed by a national online retailer (Pet4you) active in the sale to end consumers of aquarium products against Sera GmbH and Sera (...)

Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete The Portuguese Competition Authority holds that the non-timely execution of a divesture commitment leads to an opposition decision (Powervia / Laso merger)

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I. Introduction On April 20, 2011, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) was notified of a concentration under which Powervia, S.A. (Powervia), an investment fund, notified the acquisition of sole control over the following companies: Laso – Transportes, S.A., Auto – Laso, S.A. and Probilog (...)

Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete The portugese competition authorithy sanctions abusive behaviour by dominant company before national health service hospitals (Roche Farmacêutica Química)

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I. Background The Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) decision of 12 April 2012, in case PRC 2008/10, was triggered by an antitrust complaint lodged on June 2008 against Roche Farmacêutica Química, Lda (Roche) by a competitor also active in supply of medicinal products to Portuguese National (...)

Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete The Portuguese Competition Authority considers mere coordinated contacts between two companies can consubstantiate a merger (Zon/Ar Telecom concentration)

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I. Introduction On December 9, 2011, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) was notified of a concentration under which Zon TV Cabo Portugal (Zon) notified the acquisition of a group of assets, specifically the residential customers of AR Telecom – Acesso e Redes de Telecomunicações (AR (...)

Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete A Portuguese Court confirms a professional association training regulation constitutes a breach of competition rules (Ordem dos Técnicos Oficiais de Contas)

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I. Introduction The Portuguese Association of Chartered Accountants (“Ordem dos Técnicos Oficiais de Contas”) (ACA) judicially appealed to the Lisbon Commerce Court the national Competition Authority decision which applied a fine €114.654,10 based on an alleged illegal decision of the association, (...)

Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete The portuguese competition authority sanctions supplier’s prohibition of retailers applying discounts to recommended retail sales prices (Royal Canin Portugal)

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I. Background The Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) decision in case PRC 2008/09, was triggered by an anonymous retailer antitrust complaint (imperceptibly signed and without sender) lodged against Royal Canin Portugal, S.A. (Royal Canin). The complaint argued that supplier Royal Canin (...)

Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete The Portuguese Competition Authority approves the acquisition of an outlet centre holding a fragmented definition of the relevant market (Freeport’s outlet centre/Carlyle group)

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I. Introduction On March 28, 2007, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) was notified of a concentration under which Carlyle Europe Real Estate Partners (Carlyle) notified the acquisition of sole control over Freeport Leisure Plc (Freeport), through a takeover bid of the share capital of (...)

Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete The Portuguese Competition Authority clears a merger between a pharmacist and a wholesale and retail pharmacy group (Alliance / Unichem)

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I. Introduction On December 23, 2005, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) was notified of a concentration under which Alliance Santé Europe, S.A. (Alliance Santé), Farmindústria – Investimentos, Participações e Gestão, S.A. (Farmindústria) and José de Mello Participações II, SGPS, SA (JMP) (...)

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