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Global Guide 2022

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
Banking & Finance
22 Years Ranked
1
Capital Markets
15 Years Ranked
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Provided by Pedro Cassiano Santos

Practice Areas

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets

Career

Pedro Cassiano Santos joined VdA in 1989. Partner and Head of Practice of the Banking & Finance, Pedro is in charge of transactions within the financial sector.

He is regularly involved in the provision of legal advice in banking and capital markets' regulatory matters as well as in the structuring of several financing transactions, such as the issue and placement (both national and international) of debt, hybrid and equity instruments, and the issue and placement of warrants and both cash and synthetic financial products.

He has also been actively working in securitization transactions and other types of asset-backed transactions, together with the preparation of structured finance transactions, matters in respect of which he is a regular speaker in conferences and a guest teacher of many Masters and Post Graduate courses organized by distinct Institutes and Universities.

Professional Memberships

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association and admitted as specialist in financial law.

Admitted to the Timor-Leste Law Society (Conselho de Gestão e Disciplina da Advocacia de Timor-Leste).

Publications

Regularly contributes to publications and articles on matters within his fields of expertise.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Portugal
Star Individuals

Pedro Cassiano Santos receives significant praise from clients, who describe him as "very knowledgeable, engaging and experienced." He leads VdA's banking practice and handles the full range of banking and finance matters. He is frequently seen advising prominent domestic and international clients on financial restructurings.


Capital Markets - Portugal
1
Band 1

Pedro Cassiano Santos assists a range of high-profile international and domestic clients with the full range of capital market matters. His expertise covers securitisations and a variety of equity capital market deals. Market commentators say that "he is very well known and respected."

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