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Restructuring & Insolvency 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ivo Waisberg is an "excellent" litigator and arbitrator known for his exceptional work on insolvency proceedings, debt restructuring and reorganisation of distressed companies.

Biography

Ivo Waisberg has large experience in debt restructuring both in and out-of-court. He is a partner of Thomaz Bastos, Waisberg, Kurzweil Advogados. Widely considered one of the leading lawyers in his areas of expertise, he has been listed as a reference in most publications, such as Who Who LegalThe Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners Latin America.

Ivo has actively participated in the main large-scale restructurings deals throughout the country, representing debtors, creditors and investors. TWK has dealt in numerous deals involving asset sales by restructuring companies under judicial reorganisation or bankruptcy.

Ivo also participates in commercial and corporate complex litigation regarding contract, corporate, banking and antitrust issues (litigation and arbitration). In his arbitration practice, he acts both as counsel for the parties and as an arbitrator, as he is a permanent member of the list of arbitrators of the Chamber of Market Arbitration of the São Paulo Stock Exchange (CAM BM&FBovespa) and the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CAM-CCBC), among others.

Ivo Waisberg has a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, a PhD and a full professor degree in law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). He has a master’s degree in trade regulation from New York University. He is a professor in commercial law at PUC-SP.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ivo Waisberg has acted in some of Brazil's highest-value recoveries, and is applauded by peers as "experienced, technical and highly competent", with further praise given for "his excellent results".

Biography

Ivo Waisberg has extensive experience in debt restructuring both in and out of court. He is a partner of Thomaz Bastos, Waisberg, Kurzweil Advogados (TWK). Widely considered one of the leading lawyers in his areas of expertise, he has been recommended in most legal guides, including Who’s Who LegalThe Legal 500 and Chambers: Latin America.

Ivo has actively participated in some of the most prominent large-scale restructurings deals throughout the country, representing debtors, creditors and investors. TWK has worked on numerous deals involving asset sales by restructuring companies under judicial reorganisation or bankruptcy.

Ivo also participates in commercial and corporate complex litigation regarding contract, corporate, banking and antitrust issues (litigation and arbitration). In his arbitration practice, he acts as both counsel for the parties and arbitrator, since he is a permanent member of the lists of arbitrators at the Chamber of Market Arbitration of the São Paulo Stock Exchange, and the Centre for Arbitration and Mediation of the Brazil–Canada Chamber of Commerce, among others.

Ivo Waisberg obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, his PHD, and his full professor degree in law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). He also has a master’s degree in trade regulation from New York University. He is a professor in commercial law at PUC-SP.

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