Areas of Expertise

    1. Preparation of studies and opinions on several aspects of corporate law (public and closed held companies and limited liability companies)
    2. Preparations of corporate acts (bylaws, meeting minutes, articles of association, among others), contracts, shareholders’ agreements, participation in general meetings and shareholders’ meetings
    3. Assistance to publicly-held companies and administrators in the compliance with their fiduciary duties, as well as with daily subjects, in relation to the best practices of corporate governance
    4. Assistance in matters of corporate governance, such as the establishment of special committees, relationship with minority activism, composition of board of directors with action of independent members, analysis of scenarios of conflicts of interests and of transactions between related parties, remuneration of administrators, among others
    5. Assistance in corporate restructuring, incorporations, mergers and spin-off
    6. Structuring and negotiations of purchase and sale of equity holdings and/or of assets
  • Assistance to publicly-held companies, financial institutions, boards of directors and executive boards in the compliance with the regulation issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission and by the Central Bank of Brazil and assistance in the preparation of the documentation required by the regulating bodies, such as:

    • Preparation and update of the Reference Form
    • Preparation and update of Corporate Governance Report
    • Preparation and amendments in bylaws
    • Disclosure of material acts and facts
    • Preparation of policies required by the best practices of corporate governance, as, for example, of disclosure of material acts and facts and of shares negotiation
    • Representation of our clients’ interests in responses to official letters issued by the regulating and self-regulating bodies (CVM, BACEN, B3, ANBIMA, among others)
    • Representation of our clients’ interests in sanctioning proceedings initiated by CVM and by BACEN and in the negotiation and preparation of the deeds of undertaking
    • Provision of services related to Public Offers of distribution of securities (for example, shares - IPOs) and the Public Offers of acquisition of shares (OPAs)
    • Representation of clients’ interests in proceedings administered by several national and foreign chambers
      • International Chamber of Commerce – ICC
      • Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada – CCBC
      • Chamber of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration Ciesp/Fiesp
      • Market Arbitration Chamber
      • FGV Conciliation and Arbitration Chamber
      • Brazilian Center of Mediation and Arbitration – CBMA
      • Chamber of Mediation and Corporate Arbitration
    • Assistance in the preparation, negotiation and analysis of clauses and arbitral agreements
    • Firm partners acting as arbitrators and expert witnesses in proceedings administered before the main national and foreign arbitration chambers
    • Representation in proceedings of business or corporate mediation
    • Firm partners acting as mediators(s) in corporate mediation proceedings
    • Representation of clients’ interests in responses to official letters issued by regulating and self-regulating bodies (CVM, BACEN, B3, ANBIMA, among others)
    • Representation of clients’ interests in administrative proceedings initiated by CVM, BACEN, B3, ANBIMA and by BACEN and in the negotiation and preparation of the deeds of undertaking
    • Representation of the interests of the investors, companies, funds and other participants of the Financial and Capital Markets in administrative proceedings and sanctioning proceedings initiated by CVM, BACEN, B3 and ANBIMA
  • Acting in judicial proceedings before the main courts of the country, especially in cases involving litigation among shareholders, interpretation of bylaws and shareholders’ agreements, contracts’ interpretation, representation in Brazil of foreign shareholders, right of purchase and sale of shares, and other matters related to the corporate, contractual and civil law

    • Assistance to managers and administrators in the enforcement of their obligations before the regulating bodies (CVM, BACEN, ANBIMA)
    • Representation of interests of investors, funds, managers and administrators in administrative proceedings and sanctioning proceedings initiated by CVM, BACEN, ANBIMA
  • Consulting, negotiation and preparation of several types of civil and business agreements, such as:

    • purchase and sale
    • lending
    • loan
    • service agreements
    • purchase options etc.