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Demarest Advogados

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Demarest Advogados, Carlo Verona, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Carlo Verona

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Demarest Advogados

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Litigation and Arbitration




Carlo’s primary focus is international arbitration and complex cross-border litigation representing large multinational companies in international investment and commercial arbitrations and complex litigation with parties of different nationalities. His litigation practice involves matters in the infrastructure, energy, mining, telecommunications, and construction industries, including corporate disputes and disputes with regulatory agencies.

Carlo also has substantial experience with international investigations on issues related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and international enforcement.

With regard to his arbitration practice, he represents clients in international arbitrations administered and governed by the rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CCBC), Câmara de Arbitragem do Mercado (BOVESPA), and the Center for Mediation and Arbitration of the Federation of Industries of São Paulo (FIESP).




LL.B. from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP) Law School, Brazil. LL.M. in International Arbitration from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.


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Demarest Advogadosalways responds in time and with good quality’; ‘value for money is extremely favourable’. It has been active in numerous energy sector disputes, and also represented Unilever in a case against a former logistics partner claiming indemnification, achieving a reversal of the previous decision. Luiz Fernando Henry Sant’Anna heads the team, which includes Celso Xavier, Rafael Gagliardi and Maria Helena Bragaglia. Marcelo Inglez de Souza is ‘greatly committed’, and ‘optimises the in-house counsel’s and executive’s decision-making processes’. Carlo Verona joined from Lefosse Advogados in December 2017, while Leonel Affonso Jr. left the firm.

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