The firm provides the full range of legal services but it specializes in the following areas:
Corporate organization, reorganization, merger, spinoff, shareholder agreements, etc., particularly on behalf of foreign investors. Structures transactions such as stock swaps, issuance of debt instruments, security instruments and commercial paper both in Brazil and abroad. The firm has represented industrial, commercial and financial institutions in such transactions.
Organizing major financial deals for Brazilian companies for raising funds abroad, via debenture issuing in the US capital market, contracting of foreign loans, etc.
All matters related to commercial transactions such as sale and purchase of goods and services both domestic and international, foreign trade, transfer of technology and trademarks, commercial collections of debts both domestic and international, etc.
The Firm regularly represents foreign clients in administrative proceedings before Brazilian administrative agencies, particularly those involved in the regulation of foreign investment.
The Firm contests tax assessments in federal, state and municipal courts and before administrative agencies regulating taxation. Extensive experience in the area suggests that most such problems can be avoided by prudent tax planning and the Firm strongly suggests consultation well in advance of structuring any transaction having tax consequences.
The draft and negotiation of all sorts of contracts both under the civil and commercial laws of Brazil.
All matters related to banking transactions and financial deals which require legal and financial structuring . Also we have acted as tax advisors for the banking sector in their transactions, including the formation of several trusts with foreign banks abroad.
SPORT LAW Advice on negotiations and drafting agreements for the transfer of football players in international transactions in conformity with FIFA regulations.
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Consulting and assistance in environmental regulations and environmental auditing as well as defense pleas in law suits filed by the Government in environmental questions
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
We also advice transactions in relation to movie, TV, play and book copyright.
Services before regulatory agencies, most notably ANVISA among others, referred to all registrations of products and companies.