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

PRAIA DO FLAMENG, 200, 11º ANDAR, RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ , CEP 22210-901, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 3231 8200
Web:
www.mattosfilho.com.br
Brasilia, London, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Giovani Loss

Tel:
Work +55 21 3231-8206
Email:
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Work Department

Rio de Janeiro

Position

Partner - Ethanol and Biofuels, Infrastructure, Maritime and Oil and Gas

Career

Giovani’s practice focuses on energy, oil and gas and in particular on merger and acquisition transactions, financing and regulatory issues involving these industries. He was a legal counsel in the Houston office of Fulbright and Jaworski LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright). He is one of the founding partners and a board member of the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE) and a chairman of the Oil & Gas Law Committee of the International Bar Association. He is licensed to practice law in Brazil, New York and England.

Languages

Spanish English Portuguese

Member

Board member of the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE)

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Master of Laws in Public Law, Universidade de São Paulo; Master of Laws (LL.M.), Stanford Law School


Brazil

Transport and shipping

Within: Transport and shipping

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga AdvogadosGiovani Loss and Pablo Sorj are recommended for financings in the shipping sector. The group also acts in regulatory matters and disputes, and recently assisted in the negotiation of Svitzer’s shipbuilding contracts. On the aviation side, it acted for United Airlines, VRG Linhas Aéreas and Gol.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Hydrocarbons

Within: Leading lawyers

Giovani Loss - Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Within: Hydrocarbons

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados’ ‘business-oriented and fast’ group handles a variety of oil and gas work including financings, asset purchases, project developments, and contractual and regulatory matters. It assisted CELSE – Centrais Eletricas de Sergipe in negotiating a construction, operation and maintenance contract as well as an LNG supply agreement with General Electric for the construction of a 1.5GW combined-cycle power plant. On the transactional side, the team advised Ultrapar on its R$2.8bn acquisition of LPG unit Liquigás Distribuidora from Petrobras. Giovani Loss is ‘well connected’, and senior associate Felipe Rodrigues Caldas Feres is ‘outstanding’. Since publication, the firm has hired associate Danielle Ludwig from top tier rival firm Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira & Agel.

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