Brazil: Corporate Governance 2018

Our research into the Brazilian corporate governance space sees 31 individuals highlighted for their impressive expertise in matters across the corporate governance field.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Modesto Carvalhosa Modesto Carvalhosa Advogados, São Paulo
2. Moacir Zilbovicius Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, São Paulo
3. Maria Cristina Cescon Cescon Barrieu Flesch & Barreto Advogados, São Paulo

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados sees three lawyers recognised in this chapter.
Moacir Zilbovicius is an outstanding practitioner whose top-tier practice offers great expertise in publicly held companies and related M&A transactions.
João Ricardo de Azevedo Ribeiro is “a very capable attorney” according to observers. He is adept on matters in the corporate governance field, regularly assisting both shareholders and corporations with their concerns.
José Eduardo Carneiro Querioz also gains recognition in this chapter for his strong corporate practice that spans a range of complex governance issues.

At BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão, founding partner Luiz Antonio de Sampaio Campos is one of the most highly regarded corporate governance lawyers in Brazil. He is particularly noted for his work on public offerings and complex governance matters.
Paulo Cezar Aragão is an impressive practitioner who sources rate highly. He excels on such issues as international transactions, with great expertise across a range of industry sectors.
Francisco Antunes Maciel Müssnich commands great respect from market players and is adept on a range of corporate governance issues, providing particular insight into hostile takeovers.

At Modesto Carvalhosa Advogados Modesto Carvalhosa is rated by our sources as among the top corporate practitioners in Brazil. He has “one of the best corporate law practices”, with great expertise in internal investigations and compliance matters.

At Cescon Barrieu Flesch & Barreto Advogados, Maria Cristina Cescon is one of the leading lawyers in the country and someone who stands out among peers for her experience on mergers and acquisitions and private equity issues.

Alessandra Zequi at Stocche Forbes Advogados is praised by clients for her “great commitment and fast and efficient service”. Her practice offers “know-how with public companies”, and a “very detailed and focused approach” to shareholder relations and executive compensation.

At Eizirik Advogados Nelson Eizirik is a highly experienced individual who is widely respected for his expertise handling matters relating to takeovers and mergers.

At Proskauer Rose, Fabio Yamada remains a favourite among respondents for his excellent work in the field of corporate governance. His practice sees him involved in a broad range of matters including mergers and acquisitions and private equity matters.

Alexandre Bertoldi at Pinheiro Neto Advogados receives strong praise from colleagues this year. His practice offers more than 25 years’ experience on issues in the banking and finance industries.
Fernando Alves Meira is a first-rate practitioner with a strong reputation in the market for advising both domestic and international clients in a range of industries. He offers insight into mergers and acquisitions and general governance matters.

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