Eduardo Molan Gaban

São Paulo,  Brazil
Phone+55 11 2504 4639

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Practice Areas

  • Antitrust
  • Competition
  • Merger Review
  • International Trade
  • Antidumping
  • Mercosur
Contact InfoTelephone: +55 11 2504 4639
Fax: +55 11 2504 4211
EducationPontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, PUC-SP (B.A., 2002); Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, PUC-SP (LL.M., 2005; Ph.D., 2011)
Admitted2003, Brazil, Sao Paulo; 2011, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; 2010, Brazil,Federal District


Board Member of Executive Board of the Fulbright Commission in Brazil, 2014

Board Member of the Higher Council of Legal and Legislative Affairs of the Federation of Industries of the State of Sao Paulo (CONJUR/FIESP), 2012

Board Member of the Brazilian Institute of Studies in Competition, Consumer, and International Trade Affairs (IBRAC), 2010-2014

Vice-President of the Competition Committee of the Lawyers Institute of Sao Paulo (IASP), 2013

Member of the Competition and Regulation Studies Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association in Sao Paulo (CECORE/OAB/SP), 2004

Member of the Antitrust Committee and Trade and Law Customs Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), 2012

Member of the Antitrust and Competition Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), 2011

Author responsible for commenting Brazilian decisions on antitrust and competition at CADE and in Courts of e-competition, 2012

National Reporter of Brazil (on competition and regulation) of Consumer Unit & Trust Society (CUTS)Brazilian Bar Association - Sao Paulo Section (OAB/SP), 2012

Worked at the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), 2003-2004

LanguagesPortuguese; English; Spanish

He has a deep understanding of CADE's practices and is able to explain their economic consequences for companies very clearly.

Chambers Latin America

Eduardo Molan Gaban is a partner in the Sao Paulo office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown. He concentrates his practice in the areas of antitrust and competition, international trade and economic law litigation. He has approximately 14 years' experience in his fields of practice.

Eduardo was an adviser at Brazil's Administrative Council for Economic Defence - CADE (2003-2004). He is recognized by the most prestigious international publications, such as Chambers Latin America and LatinLawyer, as one of the leading lawyers in Brazil in his fields of practice, handling complex and high-profile cases in merger review, conduct control and economic law litigation.

He participated in challenging the merger between Sky and DirecTV, the abuse of dominance case on the dispute for the termination of the exclusivity of SporTV Channel (owned by the Globo group), the acquisition of ABN/Real by Banco Santander Hispano /RBS/Fortis, the abuse of dominance/litigation case on the dispute between Odebrecht and Camargo Correa in public biddings of the Rio Madeira power plants, the merger between Banco Itau and Unibanco, and, most recently, represented Marfrig and Seara Alimentos in challenging the merger between Sadia and Perdigao (approved by CADE in July 2011, under heavy restrictions).


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Dispute over Jurisdiction between CADE and BACEN Reaches an End
Eduardo Molan Gaban, July 31, 2014
On July 9th, 2014, Judge Dias Toffoli of the Brazilian Supreme Court of Justice, decided in the BCN v. Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) case (Appeal No. 664.189), that the Brazilian Central Bank (BC) has exclusive jurisdiction to analyze and rule on antitrust matters concerning...

Brazilian Competition and Trade Alert - New Antidumping Investigation
Eduardo Molan Gaban,Natali de Vicente Santos, June 11, 2014
Today it was published in the Brazilian Official Gazette the SECEX Circular No. 27, as of June 6th, 2014, determining the initiation of dumping investigation on the imports from Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and South Korea of polymeric MDI, classified under...

General Superintendence of CADE Suggests the Condemnation of Cartel of Doors and Metal Detector Systems
Eduardo Molan Gaban, January 14, 2014
On December 30, 2013, the Official Opinion of the General Superintendence of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense - CADE was published, recommending the condemnation of ten executives and employees, and four manufacturers of doors and metal detector systems, for operating a cartel in...

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Eduardo Molan Gaban

Rua do Rócio 291
São Paulo 04552-000

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