October 13, 2017 – Statement by Benfica’s Lawyer

After the refusal of the injunction requested by Benfica, João Correia, lawyer of Benfica, made a statement on BenficaTV. The lawyer asked for “a rapid, serious, thorough and rigorous investigation of all the matter disclosed on Tuesdays by Porto Canal … It is indifferent to us whether what is disclosed is true or false. It…

October 13, 2017 – The Court Rejected Benfica’s Injunction

On October 13, 2017, Benfica’s injunction was rejected. The Porto Civil Court claims that the arguments used by Benfica, of “unfair competition”, cannot be sustained. According to the Civil Court of Porto, unfair competition “always presupposes a market economy, i.e., the existence of competition between companies in the struggle to attract and retain customers so…