Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados is a full-service business law firm that provides the highest quality legal services to domestic and foreign clients active in all major sectors of the Brazilian economy.
Main practice areas
Antitrust: The practice provides leading companies with strategic preventive counselling on competition law matters as well as structuring effective compliance programmes, has a notable track record in representing clients before antitrust authorities in merger-review proceedings and investigations of anticompetitive conduct. Foreign and domestic clients regularly distinguish the team’s results-oriented approach and commitment to strategic legal solutions.
Banking and finance: The firm is very active in the representation of clients in all aspects of banking and financial transactions, including the negotiation of the agreements of such transactions and the analysis of the applicable foreign exchange treatment regime. In addition, the firm regularly advises clients in matters related to banking regulations.
Capital markets: The firm has a broad involvement in capital markets transactions, in particular in the constitution of investment funds, issuance of debentures and securitisations. With respect to securitisations, the firm has been very active in the securitisation of real estate receivables. Furthermore, the firm provides advice to public companies on capital markets regulatory matters on a regular basis.
Corporate and M&A: The firm represents clients in several sectors of the economy. Recently, the firm has been heavily involved in deals in the finance, insurance, infrastructure and retail sectors. The corporate practice of the firm is committed to providing in-depth advice to both domestic and foreign clients doing business in Brazil, which includes the constitution of local subsidiaries or investment vehicles. The M&A practice has advised clients in share deals, asset deals and joint ventures in general, among other matters.
Infrastructure: The team has broad experience representing clients operating in regulated infrastructure sectors, such as power generation and transmission, renewables, water and sewage, toll roads, railroads, ports, airports, and hospitals. We have distinguished expertise in project development, financing, construction and operation, as well as in BTS projects, M&A transactions and competitive bids for public private-partnerships and public concessions.
The firm has been involved in some of the most important infrastructure transactions in Brazil over the past few years, such as all the rounds of federal airport concessions; federal road concessions; the Belo Monte hydro power generation project (confidential); several renewables projects; several water and sanitation projects; and the latest round of power transmission concessions.
Insurance: The team has broad experience representing clients operating in regulated infrastructure sectors, such as power generation and transmission, renewables, water and sewage, toll roads, railroads, ports, airports, and hospitals. We have distinguished expertise in project development, financing, construction and operation, as well as in BTS projects, M&A transactions and competitive bids for public private-partnerships and public concessions.
Real estate: The firm assists clients in the acquisition, financing and leasing of real estate. The firm is very active in working with capital market structures created to fund real estate projects, including real estate receivables certificates and real estate funds.
Tax: The firm’s tax practice assists clients with several issues ranging from income tax to state and city taxes. Moreover, the firm regularly advises clients on issues related to the taxation of capital market transactions.
Av. Brig. Faria Lima
4.440 – 14° andar
Tel: +55 11 3165 3000
Fax: +55 11 3165 3016
Rio de Janeiro
Torre do Rio Sul – Rua Lauro Muller
116 – 14° andar
Tel: +55 21 3289 0930
Fax: +55 21 3289 0924