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Walfrido Jorge Warde Jr.

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Practice Areas

Corporate dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration)

Career

Founding partner of Warde Advogados (1996) and current managing partner. Active in corporate dispute resolution, with a well-known track record in disputes in Brazil and abroad. Plays a key role in developing innovative dispute resolution strategies for the firm’s clients, representing numerous leading corporations.

Professional Memberships

Arbitrator at the CIESP-FIESP Arbitration Chamber

Member, the Institute for Applied Corporate Law (Instituto de Direito Societário Applicate)

Member, the Brazilian Association of Jurimetrics (Associação Brasileira de Jurimetria)

Member, Regulatory Committee of the Brazilian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

President of the IREE institute, an independent think tank based in São Paulo

Publications

Co-author of the Bill No. 4,303/12 (Special Regime for Simplified Corporations) and “The Rescue Plan for the National Infrastructure Project”. Has published wide-ranging textbooks, articles and essays, with his opinions frequently being adopted by Brazil’s courts. Most recent textbook “O Espetáculo da Corrupção” (“The Spectacle of Corruption”) published in October.

Personal

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of São Paulo; LLM from the New York University School of Law; Ph.D. in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo. Researcher (with scholarship) at the Max-Planck Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatsrecht (Haburg, Germany) in 2004-2005, 2007-2008.