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Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 4

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

At Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados, Priscila Brolio Gonçalves has a broad practice that sees her representing local and foreign companies in investigations into cartels, unilateral conduct, anti-dumping and consumer law infractions. She leads a team of associates with notable experience in competition law, including Camila Pires da Rocha and Danielle Fernanda de Rezende Gomes Guidone. In addition to its behavioural work, the group also acts for clients in merger filings before CADE.

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Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)
Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’) - ranked: tier 3

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados established a strategic alliance with global powerhouse Dentons in 2017, and the corporate department is able to draw on an extensive office network in multi-jurisdictional deals. The team is active in the private equity arena, and advises major private equity funds in Brazil on investments and M&A transactions. Rodrigo Vella acted for Blackstone on the acquisition of Acetow from Solvay, and Frederico Buosi advised TPG Capital on an equity investment in Brazilian company Solinftec. Corporate partner Denise Salles advises clients on compliance and corporate governance. Bruno Ferla draws on over 25 years’ experience, and covers M&A, private equity, project finance and capital markets.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: Litigation - ranked: tier 4

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados, which has a strategic alliance with Dentons, regularly acts in class actions filed by the public prosecutor’s office against banks regarding financial and guarantees agreements. Another area of expertise is assisting construction and oil companies in environmental class actions. Antonio Celso Fonseca Pugliese leads the team.

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International trade and customs
International trade and customs - ranked: tier 3

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados’ strategic alliance with Dentons gives it access to an extensive international network, and it regularly advises international clients. In recent work, practice head Priscila Brolio Gonçalves represented Alpargatas in the public interest proceeding concerning E-SBR.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 5

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados primarily represents domestic companies in labour litigation. Marcos Renato Gelsi dos Santos leads the team.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 4

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has a dedicated public law team under the leadership of Luís Felipe Valerim Pinheiro. The busy practice is well versed in contentious and non-contentious infrastructure, administrative law and regulatory matters.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 5

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados advises technology start-ups and telecoms and IT providers. Frederico Buosi is ‘easy to get a hold of’, and ‘thinks outside the box’.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

Tax litigation - ranked: tier 3

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados

Operating from São Paulo and Brasília under the leadership of Antonio Carlos Guidoni Filho and Fábio Nieves Barreira, Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados stands out for its impressive track record in tax litigation. The firm has had a strategic alliance with multinational firm Dentons since 2017, giving its partners access to a broad international network.

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