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Veirano Advogados

AV PRESIDENTE WILSON, 231, 25º ANDAR – RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ 20030-021, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 3824 4747
Fax:
Fax +55 21 2262 4247
Email:
Web:
www.veirano.com.br
Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
Veirano Advogados, Otávio Carneiro, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL

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Otávio Carneiro

Tel:
Work +55 21 3824 4747
Email:
Veirano Advogados

Work Department

Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions, Oil, Gas & Biofuels, Banking & Finance and Shipping/Maritime & Port

Position

Partner

Career

Otavio Carneiro focuses his practice on advising foreign and domestic clients helping them navigate Brazil’s complex legal system.

Otavio has assisted several top-tier global companies with incorporation and establishment of their initial operations in Brazil, drafting and negotiating acquisition and joint venture agreements, coordinating their legal work, drafting contracts, as well as providing general legal counseling. Mr. Carneiro also advises key Brazilian companies when going abroad on joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and similar transactions.

Several of Mr. Carneiro’s clients describe him as a pro-active advisor who understands the issues specific to their industry and who can act as in-house counsel, placing a priority on their company’s goals while utilizing his vast knowledge of the Brazilian legal landscape, acting as a true in-house counsel, prioritizing his clients’ objectives.

Mr. Carneiro is a former member of the Board of Directors and of the Management Committee of Veirano Advogados.

Mr. Carneiro spent nearly two years working as an international consulting attorney at prestigious US law firm Alston & Bird, LLP.

Languages

English and Portuguese

Member

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) – Rio de Janeiro
American Bar Association (ABA), International Law and Law Practice Management Sections
American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), Rio de Janeiro, Legal Committee
German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK), Legal Committee
International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), Representative of Brazil and past member of the executive committee and past President of the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Law Commission
International Bar Association (IBA), Corporate Law Section

Education

LL.B, Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), 1996


Brazil

Transport and shipping

Within: Transport and shipping

The team at Veirano Advogados is ‘very responsive’, and provides ‘timely advice at reasonable fees’. It is particularly recommended for ship finance, but also covers rail and maritime matters. The ‘efficient and knowledgeable’ Marcelo Mattos and Otavio Carneiro are the names to note.

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