Practice areas: litigation, banking operations, civil law, commercial law and contracts, political and election law, business criminal law and debt and credit restructuring.

History: Ricardo Tosto is partner and one of the founders of Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados.

He has previously worked as adviser of the HR and legal management of the Brazilian company Grupo Rede, director of Brazilian company Fundação Rede de Previdência Privada.

Other activities: He is a former president of the Judicial Modernization and Judicial Reform Committees at OAB/SP (Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo section).

He is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), a member of the board of directors of the Study Center for Lawyer Societies (CESA), a member of the Steering Committee of the IMD (Institute for Management Development – Lausanne – Switzerland) Alumni Association in Brazil and a founding member of IBEDEP (Brazilian Institute for Political Party and Election Law Studies).

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