Gonçalo Machado Borges
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TMT, European Law and Competition.
Gonçalo is a member of the firm’s European law and competition department and, since 2017, heads the firm’s TMT practice group.
He has extensive experience in EU and competition law, including cartel investigations (at the administrative and trial stages), abuse of dominance cases and merger filings in a wide range of sectors and involving negotiation of complex remedy packages.
In the telecoms and media sectors he has been regularly involved since 2003 in regulatory, competition and litigation matters, including consultations preceding the adoption of ANACOM resolutions; judicial challenges against individual decisions and regulations; and negotiating contracts covering multiple matters (RAN sharing, hosting and co-location services, broadcast rights pooling).
In recent years he has increasingly specialized in digital economy topics, including e-commerce, cybersecurity and digital marketing, and on the new rules introduced by the DSA and the DMA.
Portuguese Bar Association. APDC – Portuguese Association for the Development of Communications. Portuguese Competition Lawyers’ Association (CAPDC).
Author and co-author of articles in his areas of expertise.
Law Degree (Católica Porto School of Law). Postgraduate Studies in European Law (Coimbra Faculty of Law). LL.M. (London School of Economics and Political Science). Postgraduate studies in EU Competition Law (King's College - University of London).
Gonçalo Machado Borges frequently assists clients with investigations into allegations of anti-competitive behaviour in the technology sector. He also has experience advising clients on appeals against decisions relating to gun jumping.