Arbitration, litigation, banking, commercial, regulatory, international law.
Doctor and full professor at UFRJ (1953 and 1956) and UERJ (1966). Doctor honoris causa, University of Paris II (1998) and IBDP (2007). Member, International Court of Arbitration (2003-2012). Honorary Chairman, Special Arbitration Committee of OAB (2016). Rio de Janeiro Attorney General and President of the Brazilian Stock Exchange(1988).
Due to his outstanding contribution to the Brazilian legal system he received several awards including Sobral Pinto (OAB/SP), Barão de Ramalho (IASP) and Medallions of Merit from the Military Superior Court, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro Courts