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Main Contacts: Fernando Eduardo Serec, Flávia Cristina Moreira de Campos Andrade, Luis Renato Ferreira da Silva, Marcelo Calliari, Maria Elisa Gualandi Verri, Patrícia Helena Marta Martins and Shin Jae Kim
Number of partners worldwide: 94
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 525

Firm Overview:
Established in 1976, TozziniFreire Advogados is a premier, full-service law firm acting in 55 areas of corporate law.

Main Areas of Practice:  

M&A, Corporate & Foreign Investment:
TozziniFreire is a leader in Brazil’s M&A market and is actively involved in structuring high-profile transactions and executing all types of deals. TozziniFreire assists foreign investors in structuring and implementing multidisciplinary and multi-jurisdictional business transactions, advising on investment alternatives, corporate structures and in greenfield and brownfield projects.

Competition & Antitrust:
The firm provides assistance regarding merger reviews and anticompetitive conduct cases, including cartels and leniency matters, abuse of dominance and vertical restraints, with experienced professionals in corporate investigations and negotiations with the authorities.

Corporate Compliance & Investigation:
One of the first of its kind in Brazil, the practice has an eye on global trends and in-depth knowledge of corporate standards and practices for managing compliance and ethics issues. Its professionals are skilled in assessing corporate risks, conducting corporate investigations, developing and implementing specific programs based on the nature of the business and the risks identified.

ESG - Environmental, Social & Governance:
TozziniFreire's ESG Group has a multidisciplinary approach composed of professionals with experience and expertise in the areas of Environmental Law, Human Rights, Corporate Governance, Climate Change, Carbon Market, Sustainable and Impact Investing, Green and Social Finance, Renewable Energy, Data Privacy and Compliance.

Financial Innovation:
As the first full-service Brazilian law firm to concentrate on innovation and entrepreneurship, featuring broad experience in the capital markets, banking and finance areas, TozziniFreire has introduced an exclusive practice focused on financial innovation, with the goal of monitoring trends in the creation and development of new financial instruments.

Agribusiness:
With the experience to assist clients through each step of the production chain, including detailed knowledge of raw-material markets, agricultural equipment factories, banking, transportation, logistics, distribution companies, consumer markets and foreign trade, the diversified background of the firm’s agribusiness professionals allows TozziniFreire to present effective legal solutions tailored to the particular needs of its clients.

Crisis Management:
The crisis management practice has a multidisciplinary team that is highly qualified to assist clients from the most diverse sectors in complex crises generated by catastrophic and environmental events, investigations by public authorities, cyberattacks, economic issues, litigation or bankruptcy incidents, among others.

Real Estate:
The multidisciplinary practice provides advice on development and execution of large and structured real estate projects, as well as on several legal structures that make financial funding feasible for such projects. It has also been in the forefront of structuring agribusiness deals in Brazil.

Dispute Resolution – Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation:
The team is uniquely positioned to represent clients throughout Brazil in litigation and arbitration matters. It is frequently involved in Brazil’s most significant cases and its members also serve as arbitrators and legal experts. TozziniFreire is also routinely engaged to assist clients in commercial mediation and other methods of alternative dispute resolution.

Tax:
The firm provides high-quality assistance on tax matters and tax planning structures, including cross-border transactions involving transfer pricing and international tax treaty issues. It also handles complex cases tried at both the administrative and judicial levels.

Banking & Finance:
The practice has a long history of representing local and international financial institutions and major companies, offering extensive knowledge in structuring all types of complex finance and derivatives transactions. It has strong expertise in setting up foreign banks in Brazil and Brazilian banks abroad, and in-depth expertise advising financial institutions on banking prudential regulation and compliance issues.

Capital Markets:
The team has assisted major clients in the most significant transactions and offers extensive experience in handling the placement of securities in domestic and international markets, proved expertise in structuring public offerings of agribusiness, infrastructure and real estate securities and investment funds, and advising on the rules of the Brazilian Securities Commission.

International Work:
To help clients respond faster to the increasing business opportunities, the firm pioneered the creation of foreign desks in Latin America. Starting with the Asian initiative (comprising of the China, Korea and Japan desks) and fast developing towards other markets (German desk and Latin America), these unique knowledge centres are staffed with professionals familiar with the culture, legal and business practices of each region, and who are charged with keeping up-to-date with bilateral trade relations developments between Brazil and those countries.

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This firm is also ranked in:

FinTech 2022 Brazil 2022

Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Trends and Developments

Private Equity 2021 in Brazil

Authors: João Busin, Fernando Carvalho, Juliana Zaidan Maluf, Gustavo Rabello

Law and Practice

Private Equity 2021 in Brazil

Authors: João Busin, Alexei Bonamin, Fabíola Cavalcanti, Beatriz Seixas

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Article

CADE approves new rules for the submission of associative agreements

Authors: Daniel Oliveira Andreoli, Joana Temudo Cianfarani, Marcel Medon Santos, Marcelo Calliari, Marcio de Carvalho Silveira Bueno and Tatiana Lins Cruz.

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José Luis FreireCorporate/M&A
Band 1
Shin Jae KimCompliance
Fernando Eduardo SerecDispute Resolution: Arbitration
Band 2
Mauro GuizelineCorporate/M&A
Fernando Eduardo SerecDispute Resolution: Litigation
Band 3
Vera Kanas GrytzInternational Trade/WTO
Renata EmeryTax: Non-contentious
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Alexei BonaminBanking & Finance
Alexei BonaminCapital Markets
Antonio Marzagão Barbuto NetoDispute Resolution: Arbitration
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Fabíola CavalcantiCapital Markets
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Shin Jae KimCompliance
Jun Oyafuso MakutaCorporate/M&A

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Brazil

Rio de Janeiro - RJ

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Head Office

Rua Borges Lagoa 1328

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

04038-904

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