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BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão

Francisco Müssnich

Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil Brazil Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&ACorporate/Commercial: Rio de Janeiro
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Corporate/M&A - Brazil

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Francisco Müssnich enjoys widespread praise from market sources. A client says he has "very good negotiation skills, with a great knowledge and vast experience," adding that "he inspires absolute confidence at the negotiation table."Müssnich is well equipped to assist clients with strategic corporate negotiations and conflicts. His track record of landmark M&A transactions is enviable. Another interviewee says: "His work is brilliant."
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Much-lauded partner Francisco Müssnich is an authority in corporate matters and has a strong track record handling some of the most ground-breaking M&A deals in the country. He is based in Rio de Janeiro and is widely regarded as one of the top corporate lawyers in Brazil.
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Corporate/M&A

Finance and Capital Markets

Dispute Resolution

Career

Chico Müssnich is a founding partner of BMA. He has unmatched experience in providing strategic advice in wide range of corporate matters and in highly complex M&A transactions.

Chico is active in both national and international arbitrations, and provides strategic advice in hostile takeovers and corporate disputes. He has represented clients, all leaders in their sectors, in historic transactions in Brazil in recent decades.

He acts as arbitrator on the Court of Arbitration for Sport – CAS and was the lead attorney for the Local Organizing Committee for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. In 2016, he was the only Brazilian among the 12 attorneys appointed as arbitrators to the CAS’s ad hoc Division for the XXXI Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. He is also the only Brazilian appointed to serve as arbitrator at the XXXII Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo in 2021.

Chico is frequently consulted by lawyers and law firms for his recognized expertise in highly intricate corporate transactions and disputes. He is the author of Cartas a um jovem advogado (Letters to a Young Lawyer) and O Insider Trading in Brazilian Law (Insider Trading in Brazilian Law).

Practice Areas

Corporate/M&A

Finance and Capital Markets

Dispute Resolution

Career

Chico Müssnich is a founding partner of BMA. He has unmatched experience in providing strategic advice in wide range of corporate matters and in highly complex M&A transactions.

Chico is active in both national and international arbitrations, and provides strategic advice in hostile takeovers and corporate disputes. He has represented clients, all leaders in their sectors, in historic transactions in Brazil in recent decades.

He acts as arbitrator on the Court of Arbitration for Sport – CAS and was the lead attorney for the Local Organizing Committee for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. In 2016, he was the only Brazilian among the 12 attorneys appointed as arbitrators to the CAS’s ad hoc Division for the XXXI Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. He is also the only Brazilian appointed to serve as arbitrator at the XXXII Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo in 2021.

Chico is frequently consulted by lawyers and law firms for his recognized expertise in highly intricate corporate transactions and disputes. He is the author of Cartas a um jovem advogado (Letters to a Young Lawyer) and O Insider Trading in Brazilian Law (Insider Trading in Brazilian Law).

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Francisco Müssnich

BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 7 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Article

The Covid-19 pandemic and the rise of digital payment solutions in Brazil

Authors: Camila Goldberg, Francisco Müssnich, Anna Carolina Malta Spilborghs, Conrado C. Stievani, Jane Goldman, Felipe Prado, Felipe Schvartzman

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BDR Regulation and the new market for foreign shares in Brazil

Authors: Camila Goldberg, Francisco Müssnich, Anna Carolina Malta Spilborghs, Conrado de Castro Stievani, ​​Felipe Prado, Jane Goldman

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