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KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados

AV. BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 1355, 18º ANDAR, CEP 01452-002 SÃO PAULO, SP, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3799 0000
Fax:
Fax +55 11 3799 8200
Web:
www.klalaw.com.br
Brasilia, Sao Paulo

Tiago Cortez

Tel:
Work (+55 11) 3799 8208
Email:
KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados

Work Department

Practice Areas: Antitrust / Competition, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Insurance & Reinsurance.

Position

Partner at KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados.

Career

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga, São Paulo, 1995-2000; KLA, 2005-to date.

Languages

English.

Member

Coordinator and Professor of Regulatory Law, Capital Markets and Banking Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Bar Admission: Brazil (São Paulo, 1998).

Education

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, LLB, 1997; London School of Economics and Political Science, LLM/MSC, 2001; Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, PhD, 2004.


Brazil

Competition and antitrust

Within: Competition and antitrust

KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados maintains a varied competition practice and is experienced in behavioural matters, mergers and compliance. In the former area, it recently acted for a multinational company and one of its executives in the investigation into an alleged cartel involving automotive spare parts; Tiago Cortez led the advice. The team also provides antitrust consultancy to its clients, advising on best practice, corporate policies and relationships with distributors. Department head Gianni Nunes de Araújo draws on over 20 years of experience.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados is ‘very responsive on a consistent basis’, and Tiago Cortez is ‘business oriented, clear and straightforward’. Drawing on his expertise in antitrust matters, Cortez was part of a team acting in an appeal on behalf of Votorantim against a decision in a cartel case filed by antitrust agency CADE, which imposed a fine of R$3.1bn against various cement companies. Maria Cristina Junqueira led the defence of electric energy trading chamber CCEE in a civil claim filed by Centro Norte Energia Sociedade Anônima seeking the refund of the amount paid as a performance guarantee in a public bid for the generation and sale of renewable energy.

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