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
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, assets deals and joint ventures in general, among other matters.
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.
Antitrust: The practice provides leading companies with strategic preventive counselling on competition law matters as well as structuring effective compliance programs, 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.
Infrastructure: The firm has been involved in some of the most important infrastructure transactions in Brazil. The infrastructure practice regularly advises clients in public biddings, public-private partnerships and regulatory issues in several areas of the economy. With regard to structured finance matters, the firm advises clients in project finance deals, dealing with all issues involved in such transactions.
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.
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.
Insurance: The insurance practice of the firm assists, among others, insurance and reinsurance companies in the negotiation of policies and regulatory issues. The firm also assists health insurance plans and insurance brokers.
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