- Global Anti-Corruption & FCPA
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|Education||Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, PUC-SP (B.A., 2002); Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, PUC-SP (LL.M., 2005; Ph.D., 2011)|
|Admitted||2003, 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
|Languages||Portuguese; 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).
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
CADE Issues New Regulation on Associative Agreements
Eduardo Molan Gaban, December 2, 2014
On November 4, 2014, the Official Gazette ("Gazette") published CADE Resolution No. 10/2014, which establishes the hypotheses of Associative Agreements (provided in Art. 90, item IV, Law No. 12.529 / 2011) subject to the Administrative Council for Economic Defense’s...
CADE Issues New Regulation on Merger Control
Eduardo Molan Gaban, November 12, 2014
The Administrative Council for Economic Defense (“CADE”) has enacted two new Resolutions, which were published on October 7th, 2014, in the Federal Official Gazette. They are minor, yet significant, changes to CADE’s Internal Regulations as well as to Resolution No. 02/2012. The...
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...
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