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TozziniFreire Advogados

Life Sciences

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What the team is known for

Full-service firm with an impressive track record in transactional mandates within the life sciences sector. Frequently instructed by prominent international pharmaceutical and healthcare companies to assist with the regulatory aspects arising from M&A and corporate restructuring. Increasingly active on a broad range of regulatory matters before ANVISA and CMED including the registration, pricing and supply of drugs, as well as those related to clinical trials.

Strengths

A source enthuses: "I love working with TozziniFreire Advogados because they are an extremely responsive and high-powered team. They maintain a good relationship with clients, offer efficient communication and take care of things swiftly."

Work highlights

Continued to advise Merck on the post-closing regulatory issues related to the sale of its consumer health business to Procter & Gamble.

Notable practitioners

Elysangela de Oliveira Rabelo Maurer focuses her practice on assisting international healthcare and pharmaceutical companies with the regulatory aspects arising from corporate transactions. One client admires that "she is experienced, fast and strives to understand the challenges that global corporations have, not only from a legal perspective," while another adds: "Elysangela gets involved when matters are extremely complex and has the ability to engender confidence when she takes the lead."

The "very qualified" partner Marco Aurélio Torronteguy rises in the rankings on the back of praise from commentators, who emphasise "his knowledge of the pharmaceutical sector and its regulatory framework, as well as the best strategies to present cases before ANVISA." A source appreciates that "he listens to the client, is able to interact with all kinds of stakeholders and knows how to lead his team to deliver prompt services."

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Overview

The work developed by TozziniFreire covers industry sectors as diverse as healthcare; pharmaceutical ingredients; drugs; medical devices; cosmetics; health and personal hygiene products; food; and agrichemicals and fertilizers. The team is widely experienced in working with regulatory agencies, including the Brazilian Sanitation Surveillance Agency (Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária - Anvisa) and the Ministry of Agriculture (Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento – Mapa). The services provided by our group include a wide variety of matters, such as mergers and acquisitions; advice on foreign investment and regulatory issues involving company licensing; product registration; import and export; product liability and recall; negotiation and drafting of distribution contracts; clinical research; Productive Development Partnerships (Parcerias para o Desenvolvimento Produtivo - PDPs); Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the healthcare area; intellectual property matters; and administrative and judicial proceedings involving sanitation authorities.

The firm assists both domestic and foreign companies, insuring not only a high level of technical know-how but also deep knowledge of players in the industries mentioned above. We are proudly the only law firm in Brazil with a sole team dedicated to transactional and regulatory Life Sciences practice, providing a comprehensive business-oriented and cost-efficient legal assistance to clients in the industry.

Industries

Chemicals

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Life Sciences Department

TozziniFreire Advogados

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Rua Borges Lagoa 1328

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

04038-904

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Life Sciences


Elysangela de Oliveira Rabelo Maurer
Band 2
Marco Aurélio Torronteguy
Band 4