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RUA LAURO MULLER, NO 116, 14TH FLOOR, 22290-906 , RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 3289 0930
Web:
www.cpbs.com.br
Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados is an independent full-service law firm that provides the highest quality legal services to domestic and foreign clients active in all major sectors of the Brazilian economy.

Areas of practice

Corporate, M&A: the firm represents resident and non-resident clients in many sectors of the economy. Recently, the firm has been heavily involved in deals relating to insurance, plastics, food, infrastructure and retail in general. The corporate practice of the firm advises entities doing business in Brazil on complex deals and negotiations, and is prepared to tackle challenging legal issues arising from the intricate local regulatory environment. The M&A practice of the firm covers equity deals, asset deals and joint ventures in general.

Banking and finance: the firm is very active in assisting clients in all relevant aspects of banking and financial transactions. The team has notable knowledge and strong experience in cross-border transactions, involving complex banking and finance issues and regulatory work.

Capital markets: the firm is recognized for its out-of-the-box-thinking and multidisciplinary approach to capital markets transactions and for its expediency and ability to handle several different transactions simultaneously. Considered by clients to be 'among the top five firms in the country for securitizations', the team is known for providing fast and precise responses regarding project and real estate finance issues.

Antitrust: the firm advises clients on merger filings, compliance programs, antitrust investigations and antitrust issues in general. The team is admired for providing leading companies with strategic preventive counseling on competition law matters, as well as structuring effective compliance programs. It has been involved in the annulment of one of the most important antitrust penalties imposed in Brazil.

Infrastructure and energy: the firm has been involved in some of the most important infrastructure transactions in Brazil in years and regularly advises clients on public biddings, PPPs and on regulatory issues in many sectors of the economy. Regarding structured finance matters, the team advises clients on project finance deals, covering all relevant legal, regulatory and negotiable aspects involved in such transactions.

Tax: the tax practice of the firm has broad experience in providing consultancy to local and international clients in all areas of business, as well as representing clients in administrative and judicial tax proceedings (tax litigation). The team is business-oriented, ethical and extremely responsive.

Real estate: the firm assists clients in the acquisition, financing and lease of real estate properties. The real estate practice team is also very active in working with capital market structures created to fund real estate projects, including receivables certificates and real estate funds.

Insurance: the firm is recognized for its insurance law practice. The team has many years of experience in advising and representing notable clients on the revision of their policies and contracts, on regulatory matters and on M&A deals in the industry, ie: insurance, brokers, reinsurance, health insurance, private health plans, saving bonds and pension funds.

Litigation and arbitration: the firm has extensive experience in representing clients in complex cases involving corporate law, banking law, civil law, competition law, public law, intellectual property, regulatory matters, consumer relations and family law before state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration and mediation forums. The team also assists clients in the prevention and settlement of disputes.

Labor and employment: the firm has broad experience in assisting clients in administrative and judicial proceedings, due diligence, cross-border hiring, employment policies, salary and benefit matters, incentive plans and bonus compensation.

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  • Other fee-earners: 60
  • Total staff: 90

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