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Brazil

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Dias Carneiro Advogados

Dias Carneiro Advogados’ banking, credit and project finance practice is particularly noted for its projects and infrastructure work and its strong expertise in renewable energy, but it is active in a range of other areas; its recent work includes advising the International Investment Corporation and the Inter-American Development Bank on a $500m loan granted to Banco do Brasil. Thiago Vallandro Flores leads the team.

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Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 4

Dias Carneiro Advogados

Dias Carneiro Advogados revitalised its restructuring practice with the hire of Laura Mendes Bumachar from Soares Bumachar Chagas Barros Advogados; she brings extensive experience in civil litigation, reorganisations and recovery. She works alongside transactional partner Eduardo Zilberberg and litigator Antonio Nachif.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Dias Carneiro Advogados

Dias Carneiro Advogados regularly acts on the financing of energy and infrastructure projects on the capital markets, and recently advised Logos Companhia Securitizadora, as issuer, on an offering of real estate receivables certificates. Thiago Vallandro Flores leads the team, which now includes five partners following the arrival of Artur Fernandes Andrezo from Stocche Forbes Advogados in June 2017.

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Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 5

Dias Carneiro Advogados

The multidisciplinary team at Dias Carneiro Advogados combines competition, anti-corruption, commercial and public law expertise. It is particularly well versed in antitrust investigations in the pharmaceutical sector, though its practice spans multiple sectors. 2017 also saw the team strengthen its record in complex merger filings. Ongoing work includes representing a telecoms company in a cartel investigation concerning the procurement of certain electrical components. Joyce Ruiz Rodrigues Alves heads the practice, and Ricardo Sanches and Henrique Dias Carneiro are also recommended.

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Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)
Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’) - ranked: tier 4

Dias Carneiro Advogados

Dias Carneiro Advogados is active in the mid-market but has been steadily expanding its work on large-cap deals. The firm has a strong focus on venture capital transactions, where Eduardo Zilberberg has an active practice. Major Brazilian and international companies also turn to the team for advice on anti-corruption and compliance. The team has seen several changes, with the departure of Roberto Dias Carneiro to BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão and Leonardo Diogo Batista to Lobo de Rizzo Advogados, while Artur Fernandes Andrezo joined from Stocche Forbes Advogados. Gustavo Junqueira made partner in 2018.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 5

Dias Carneiro Advogados

Dias Carneiro Advogados recently assisted Vivareal in a civil investigation opened by the labour public prosecutor’s office. Practice head André de Melo Ribeiro also advises on anti-corruption and corporate integrity.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 2

Dias Carneiro Advogados

The ‘great’ projects team at Dias Carneiro Advogados acts for international clients such as Vestas Wind Power, China Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank. A recent highlight was assisting Solairedirect in the negotiation of agreements with Cubico Sustainable Investment concerning the sharing of a transmission grid and substation. Ricardo Sanches has ‘incredible negotiation skills and know-how’, and Thiago Vallandro Flores is also recommended.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Dias Carneiro Advogados

Dias Carneiro Advogados is noted for its ‘high-level service’ and ‘very good English language skills’. The ‘very committed’ Antonio Amendola co-heads the practice with Rodrigo Maito da Silveira. The team’s work spans tax and customs disputes, advice on tax incentives and special customs regimes, and assistance in domestic and cross-border transactions.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Electricity
Energy and natural resources: electricity - ranked: tier 3

Dias Carneiro Advogados

In 2017, the ‘great’ team at Dias Carneiro Advogados added multiple clients to its roster, including Trina Solar and EDP Renováveis. A recent highlight was assisting Solairedirect in the negotiation of agreements relating to the sharing of a transmission grid and a substation. The firm has expertise advising both lenders and creditors on energy sector projects, and it recently assisted Voltalia in relation to the long-term financing, from the Brazilian Development Bank, of four of its wind farms. Ricardo Sanches has ‘incredible negotiation skills and know-how in his field’, and is recommended alongside Thiago Vallandro Flores.

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