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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

AV. JOAQUIM EUGÊNIO DE LIMA, 447, SÃO PAULO, SP, CEP 01403-001, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3147 7600
Email:
Web:
www.mattosfilho.com.br
Brasilia, London, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Profiles


Latin America

 

Mattos Filho is structured to provide services to clients in different legal areas in a co-ordinated and integrated manner, working in multidisciplinary teams whenever necessary. This work dynamic allows the firm to deliver tailor-made solutions to its clients, thereby enhancing the understanding of their business and making it a valuable partner. Mattos Filho is a leader in approximately 30 different legal practice areas and works continuously to ensure that all these practices become benchmarks for the market. Creation of industry groups and market niches, combined with the firm's comprehensive knowledge of the market and clients' business needs, are examples of its efforts to keep it at the forefront in providing legal services. The firm represents domestic and foreign companies, financial institutions, investors, multilateral agencies, investment funds, pension funds, insurers and reinsurers and non-profit organizations.

Main practice areas

Antitrust; banking and finance; payment methods; business public law; capital markets; charities, social business and human rights; compliance and corporate ethics; corporate and M&A; environmental; forestry investments; infrastructure and energy; construction and complex contracts; electric power; mining; oil and gas; project finance; insurance, reinsurance and pensions; intellectual property; investment funds; labor and employment and executive compensation; life sciences and healthcare; litigation and arbitration; private client; public affairs; real estate; restructuring and recovery; tax; telecommunications and information technology; data protection and cybersecurity; emerging companies; and white-collar crime.

 

  • Contacts
  • 95
  • Associates: 515
  • Total staff: 1,109

Latin America

Managing Partner:  José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz Number of partners: 103 Number of lawyers worldwide: 580

Firm Overview: Mattos Filho provides services to clients in different legal areas in a coordinated and integrated manner, working in multidisciplinary teams whenever necessary. This work dynamic allows the firm to deliver tailor-made solutions to clients,  thereby  enhancing the firm’s understanding of the clients’ businesses and making Mattos Filho a valuable partner. Mattos Filho is a leader in approximately 30 different practice areas and work continuously to ensure that all these practices are benchmarks for the market. The firm represents domestic and foreign companies, financial institutions, investors, multilateral agencies, private clients and family offices, investment funds, pension funds, insurers and reinsurers and non-profit organisations.

Main Areas of Practice:

Antitrust:

Merger reviews and opposition in relation to the administrate Council for Economic Defence (CADE); analysis of antitrust-related risks and structuring corporate transactions; investigations; leniency agreements and settlement negotiations; antitrust compliance audits.

Asset Management & Investment Funds:

Regulatory and tax aspects applicable to asset management services and investment funds; Modeling and formation of investment funds, public and private offerings of investment funds (fundraising); acquisition, financing and disposition of assets (M&A and IPO), secondary transfers of assets and interests, litigation and dispute resolutions involving investment funds.

Aviation:

Modeling corporate transactions for companies in the aviation sector; assistance with airport concessions and use of airport areas, as well as with concessions, authorisations and certifications for the rendering of air services; preparation and negotiation of aircraft purchase and sale agreements, leases and structured finance, including the constitution of guarantees; assistance in regulatory transactions in general, including those relating remotely piloted aircraft (drones).

Banking & Finance:

Regulatory advice to financial institutions and other entities supervised by the Central Bank of Brazil and the Brazilian Securities Commission; solid knowledge of the rules and practices of the financial and payment sectors and capital markets.

Business Public Law:

Client representation with regulatory agencies; federal and state courts of accounts in matters related to administrative improbity acts, conduct adjustment agreements, and public civil actions.

Capital Markets:

Stock market and listed companies; financial transactions; investment funds; regulatory assistance; structuring and negotiating complex transactions; debt and financing; and securitisations.

 

Charities, Social Business & Human rights:

Legal expert guidance to non-profit organisations and companies with private social investments; advice on structuring social businesses.

Compliance & Corporate Ethics:

Investigations of wrongdoings; prosecutorial inquiries and enforcement actions; leniency agreements and settlements; compliance programs; anti-corruption compliance due diligence.

Corporate/M&A:

M&A and other corporate transactions, business reorganisations; corporate governance and general corporate advice.

Environmental:

Due diligence; licensing; administrative and court proceedings; solid waste and post-consumption liability; environmental contamination; environmental asset’s market (forests, water, carbon and biodiversity).

Forestry Investments:

Purchase and sale of rural properties; land use rights; lease agreements; partnership agreements; development programs; purchase and sale of forests.

Infrastructure & Energy:

Advice on project development; project finance; construction and complex contracts; administrative law; regulatory law; oil and gas; energy; mining; logistics; sanitation; and telecommunications.

Insurance, Reinsurance & Pensions:

Incorporation and licensing of (re)insurers and brokers; M&A; sale of portfolios; policy wordings; reinsurance contracts; distribution agreements.

Intellectual Property:

Copyrights; IP license; technology transfer and franchise agreements; trademark registration and prosecution; domain names; IP litigation.

Labour & Employment & Executive Compensation: Assistance with complex compensation plans; trade union negotiations; immigration; work place hazards and safety issues; and legal due diligence.

Life Sciences & Healthcare:

Regulatory matters; commercial, IP and technology agreements; administrative and court proceedings.

Litigation & Arbitration:

Commercial disputes involving a wide array of industries and domestic and international arbitrations.

Private Client:

Advice to individuals, family controlled businesses and groups; adoption of best governance practices; estate planning; succession planning; emigration planning; and tax advice.

Public Affairs:

Mapping the Brazilian political and regulatory scenario; analysis of legal, political and regulatory risks; representation and defence of clients’ interests through the development of public rules and policies of impact or interest.

Real Estate:

Due diligence and supervision of external audits for acquisition of properties; preparation and negotiation of construction and project management contracts.

Restructuring & Recovery:

Representation of investors, creditors and debtors in complex debt restructurings, M&A of distressed assets and financing of distressed companies.

Tax:

Representation of clients in administrative and court proceedings; private pensions; direct and indirect taxes.

Technology, Innovation & Digital Businesses & Telecommunications:

Advice on the internet act, liability of internet application providers, law enforcement in the digital space, data privacy, data privacy compliance programs, cyber security, structuring technology and internet companies.

White Collar Crime:

Assistance on complex matters related to crimes committed in the corporate sector. Advice and defence on criminal proceedings with state and federal courts in cases involving various jurisdictions.

LATIN AMERICA OFFICES

BRAZIL

São Paulo: Alameda Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447, SP 01403 001

Tel: +55 11 3147 7600 Fax: +55 11 3147 7770

Rio De Janeiro: Praia do Flamengo, 200 11º andar, RJ 22210 901

Tel: +55 21 3231 8200 Fax: +55 21 2262 6675

Brasília: SHS Q. 6 Conjunto A, Bl. C S. 1901, DF CEP 70316-109

Tel: +55 61 3218 6000 Fax: +55 61 3218 6090

Email: mattosfilho@mattosfilho.com.br

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES USA

New York: 34 East 51st Street, 12th Floor, NY 10022

Tel: +1 646 695 1100 Fax +1 646 695 1110

UNITED KINGDOM

London: 5th Floor 32 Cornhill Street, EC3V 3SG Tel +44 020 7280 0160

  • Languages
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • English (fluent)

Latin America

Managing Partner:  José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz Number of partners: 103 Number of lawyers worldwide: 580

Firm Overview: Mattos Filho provides services to clients in different legal areas in a coordinated and integrated manner, working in multidisciplinary teams whenever necessary. This work dynamic allows the firm to deliver tailor-made solutions to clients,  thereby  enhancing the firm’s understanding of the clients’ businesses and making Mattos Filho a valuable partner. Mattos Filho is a leader in approximately 30 different practice areas and work continuously to ensure that all these practices are benchmarks for the market. The firm represents domestic and foreign companies, financial institutions, investors, multilateral agencies, private clients and family offices, investment funds, pension funds, insurers and reinsurers and non-profit organisations.

Main Areas of Practice:

Antitrust:

Merger reviews and opposition in relation to the administrate Council for Economic Defence (CADE); analysis of antitrust-related risks and structuring corporate transactions; investigations; leniency agreements and settlement negotiations; antitrust compliance audits.

Asset Management & Investment Funds:

Regulatory and tax aspects applicable to asset management services and investment funds; Modeling and formation of investment funds, public and private offerings of investment funds (fundraising); acquisition, financing and disposition of assets (M&A and IPO), secondary transfers of assets and interests, litigation and dispute resolutions involving investment funds.

Aviation:

Modeling corporate transactions for companies in the aviation sector; assistance with airport concessions and use of airport areas, as well as with concessions, authorisations and certifications for the rendering of air services; preparation and negotiation of aircraft purchase and sale agreements, leases and structured finance, including the constitution of guarantees; assistance in regulatory transactions in general, including those relating remotely piloted aircraft (drones).

Banking & Finance:

Regulatory advice to financial institutions and other entities supervised by the Central Bank of Brazil and the Brazilian Securities Commission; solid knowledge of the rules and practices of the financial and payment sectors and capital markets.

Business Public Law:

Client representation with regulatory agencies; federal and state courts of accounts in matters related to administrative improbity acts, conduct adjustment agreements, and public civil actions.

Capital Markets:

Stock market and listed companies; financial transactions; investment funds; regulatory assistance; structuring and negotiating complex transactions; debt and financing; and securitisations.

 

Charities, Social Business & Human rights:

Legal expert guidance to non-profit organisations and companies with private social investments; advice on structuring social businesses.

Compliance & Corporate Ethics:

Investigations of wrongdoings; prosecutorial inquiries and enforcement actions; leniency agreements and settlements; compliance programs; anti-corruption compliance due diligence.

Corporate/M&A:

M&A and other corporate transactions, business reorganisations; corporate governance and general corporate advice.

Environmental:

Due diligence; licensing; administrative and court proceedings; solid waste and post-consumption liability; environmental contamination; environmental asset’s market (forests, water, carbon and biodiversity).

Forestry Investments:

Purchase and sale of rural properties; land use rights; lease agreements; partnership agreements; development programs; purchase and sale of forests.

Infrastructure & Energy:

Advice on project development; project finance; construction and complex contracts; administrative law; regulatory law; oil and gas; energy; mining; logistics; sanitation; and telecommunications.

Insurance, Reinsurance & Pensions:

Incorporation and licensing of (re)insurers and brokers; M&A; sale of portfolios; policy wordings; reinsurance contracts; distribution agreements.

Intellectual Property:

Copyrights; IP license; technology transfer and franchise agreements; trademark registration and prosecution; domain names; IP litigation.

Labour & Employment & Executive Compensation: Assistance with complex compensation plans; trade union negotiations; immigration; work place hazards and safety issues; and legal due diligence.

Life Sciences & Healthcare:

Regulatory matters; commercial, IP and technology agreements; administrative and court proceedings.

Litigation & Arbitration:

Commercial disputes involving a wide array of industries and domestic and international arbitrations.

Private Client:

Advice to individuals, family controlled businesses and groups; adoption of best governance practices; estate planning; succession planning; emigration planning; and tax advice.

Public Affairs:

Mapping the Brazilian political and regulatory scenario; analysis of legal, political and regulatory risks; representation and defence of clients’ interests through the development of public rules and policies of impact or interest.

Real Estate:

Due diligence and supervision of external audits for acquisition of properties; preparation and negotiation of construction and project management contracts.

Restructuring & Recovery:

Representation of investors, creditors and debtors in complex debt restructurings, M&A of distressed assets and financing of distressed companies.

Tax:

Representation of clients in administrative and court proceedings; private pensions; direct and indirect taxes.

Technology, Innovation & Digital Businesses & Telecommunications:

Advice on the internet act, liability of internet application providers, law enforcement in the digital space, data privacy, data privacy compliance programs, cyber security, structuring technology and internet companies.

White Collar Crime:

Assistance on complex matters related to crimes committed in the corporate sector. Advice and defence on criminal proceedings with state and federal courts in cases involving various jurisdictions.

LATIN AMERICA OFFICES

BRAZIL

São Paulo: Alameda Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447, SP 01403 001

Tel: +55 11 3147 7600 Fax: +55 11 3147 7770

Rio De Janeiro: Praia do Flamengo, 200 11º andar, RJ 22210 901

Tel: +55 21 3231 8200 Fax: +55 21 2262 6675

Brasília: SHS Q. 6 Conjunto A, Bl. C S. 1901, DF CEP 70316-109

Tel: +55 61 3218 6000 Fax: +55 61 3218 6090

Email: mattosfilho@mattosfilho.com.br

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES USA

New York: 34 East 51st Street, 12th Floor, NY 10022

Tel: +1 646 695 1100 Fax +1 646 695 1110

UNITED KINGDOM

London: 5th Floor 32 Cornhill Street, EC3V 3SG Tel +44 020 7280 0160

  • Languages
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • English (fluent)

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