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Santos Bevilaqua Advogados

Insurance

1 ranked lawyersBand 3BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected insurance boutique Santos Bevilaqua Advogados stands out for its regulatory expertise. Private corporations and trade associations connected with the insurance and reinsurance industry continue to rely on its advice for both consultancy and contentious mandates before SUSEP and judicial courts. The firm also has wide experience advising on the development of new insurance products and it also handles transactional matters for insurers, including mergers and acquisitions. This insurance practice is based in São Paulo.

Strengths

Santos Bevilaqua's lawyers attract attention for "their transparent approach and knowledge of the risks," a client says, adding: "They provide a broad view of all possible outcomes and their impacts, and they are always seeking the best solutions."

"It's a pro-business firm with a lot of technical capacity," according to another client.

Work highlights

Santos Bevilaqua provided a legal opinion to Arval, helping preventing a fine from regulator SUSEP.

Notable practitioners

João Marcelo Máximo dos Santos maintains an impressive track record advising on regulatory matters before SUSEP. Also handles DPVAT insurance mandates and provides general contractual advice. "João Marcelo is extremely creative and always has a positive approach," one client says, adding: "He is widely experienced, so he has a total comprehension of this area."

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João Marcelo Máximo dos Santos
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