Maria Francisca Couto

Maria Francisca Couto

Belgium, Brussels
Associate at Morrison & Foerster
Profession: Lawyer
Industry: Law Practice, Competition, Compliance


Associate at MoFo's Brussels office specialising in competition law.


Portuguese, English, Spanish, French


AntitrustMerger Control


Morrison & Foerster

Associate at Morrison & Foerster

September 2021 - Present • Bruxelles, Belgium

Francisca’s practice encompasses all areas of Antitrust and Competition law, with a strong focus on merger control and cartel enforcement. She regularly advises clients on merger control filings before the European Commission and in global multi-jurisdictional filings, as well as in cartel investigations before the European Commission and national competition authorities in Europe. Francisca also has experience in international trade compliance and in international with a connection to Latin America, in particular Brazil. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Francisca practiced at a leading Spanish law firm in Lisbon and Brussels, as well as at another major U.S. law firm in Brussels.


College of Europe, Brugge

Master of Laws (LL.M.), European Legal Studies, Voltaire Promotion

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