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José Diaz

São Paulo - SP, Brazil Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : International Trade/WTO , Corporate/M&A: The Elite
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International Trade/WTO - Brazil

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Prestigious head of department José Diaz receives plaudits for his "high-level, pragmatic and straightforward advice," while another source values his "strategic analysis and experience on the best way to approach cases." He is often retained by prominent corporations from the mining, agribusiness and food sectors to provide counsel on sophisticated anti-dumping investigations and sunset reviews, in addition to defending clients in disputes before the WTO. Diaz is also renowned among market commentators, as one peer notes: "I really like his work and often see him acting on cases. José stands out due to his business acumen."
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Corporate/M&A: The Elite - Brazil

Band 2

José Diaz is highlighted by market commentators, with one source calling him "a very good lawyer." He frequently represents multinational companies from industries such as real estate and construction, food processing and financial services. Diaz is well versed in cross-border acquisitions, mergers and divestitures.
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Practice Areas

International Trade and Customs, Mergers and Acquisitions and Government Relations

Career

Partner of the Demarest’s Mergers and Acquisitions and International and Customs Trade areas, José Setti Diaz holds a master's degree in Law from USP's Faculty of Law. Among his main clients are the Harvard University fund, the Private Equity fund Vinci Partners and important domestic and multinational companies operating in the agribusiness, auto parts, forestry, paper and pulp, chemical and retail sectors. He has vast experience on WTO issues relating to anti-dumping, subsidies, tariffs, trade barriers, import licensing and disputes. His practice also includes more complex legal issues including preferential treatment, regional trade agreements, import duty changes and negotiations and international trade litigation prevention.

Professional Memberships

Financial Director of the Center for Studies of Law Firms Member of (CESA);

International Chamber of Commerce – Commission on Trade and Investment Policy (ICC);

Member of the Administration Counsel - The British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (BRITCHAM).

Publications

Author of the books:

“The WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism in Perspective: Challenging Trade-Distorting Agricultural Subsidies”, Editora Cameron, May 2004;

“Antidumping e Salvaguardas”, Editora Aduaneiras, 2005.

Among numerous other articles and publications.

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José Diaz

Demarest Advogados

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Avenida Pedroso de Moraes, 1201

Centro Cultural Ohtake

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

05419-001

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