Lobo & de Rizzo é destaque no Chambers Latin America 2017

19 . setembro . 2016 |

Mais uma vez o escritório Lobo & de Rizzo conquistou importantes colocações e destaques na mais conceituada publicação do mercado jurídico, o Chambers Latin America.

A publicação citou 11 profissionais, indicou 8 áreas  e deu um importante reconhecimento à Marilda Rosado de Sá Ribeiro, que foi destacada como Eminent Practitioner em Oil & Gas (categoria acima do Band 1).

Abaixo, o resultado compilado da edição 2017:

Áreas ranqueadas

Competition/Antitrust

Corporate/M&A

Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability

Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Environment

Projects

Real Estate

Tax

 

Sócios / Associados ranqueados

Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli
Capital Markets

Sérgio Varella Bruna
Competition/Antitrust

In Hee Cho
José Orlando Lobo
Rodrigo Millar de Castro Guerra
Valdo Cestari de Rizzo
Corporate/M&A
Corporate/M&A High-end Capability

Luis Fernando Guerrero
Dispute Resolution

Marilda Rosado de Sá Ribeiro
Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

Renata Soares Piazzon
Environment

Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli
Projects

Alexandre Siciliano Borges
Eduardo Martinelli Carvalho
Tax

 

O que dizem sobre nós
Market perception

 

Competition/Antitrust

What the team is known for
Full-service firm with strong capabilities in both antitrust and regulatory law. Advises national and international clients in merger control, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, as well as preventive antitrust consultancy.

Notable practitioners
Sources commend head of department Sérgio Varella Bruna as “a highly intelligent” lawyer with “excellent expertise in competition matters.” He offers long-standing experience in antitrust, regulatory and environmental law.

 

Corporate/M&A
Corporate/M&A High-end Capability

What the team is known for
Strong team of practitioners with considerable expertise in the full range of corporate matters. Offers comprehensive experience representing major domestic and international clients in highly complex deals, with particular knowledge of inbound investments. Excels in transactions relating to the agribusiness, food and beverage and energy sectors.

Strengths
“The lawyers’ strengths are their proactivity, teamwork and comprehension of the clients’ needs – they understand business and can act beyond strict legal advice.”

“They are highly trained, practical and objective professionals who offer advice which enables the client to manage the transaction’s risks.”

New developments
New client wins include ADB Airfield Solutions Equipamentos para Aeroportos, CPFL Energia and OAS.

Work highlights
Acted for Wendy’s in its formation of a joint venture with Starboard and Infinity.

Notable practitioners
José Orlando Lobo is highlighted by clients who comment that “he is extraordinarily articulate and his advice is fantastic.” Lobo is recognised within the market for his considerable strength in corporate and M&A matters with additional knowledge of capital markets and corporate structuring. He is often retained by international corporations as well as domestic clientele to handle cross-border work in this sphere.
Valdo Cestari de Rizzo receives high praise from clients, who consider him to have “great experience, an excellent relationship with clients and the ability to deal with very complex matters.” They also express appreciation for his negotiating skills. He is well versed in all manner of corporate and M&A transactions with particular strength in deals related to infrastructure projects.
Rodrigo Millar de Castro Guerra is held in high esteem by market commentators for his corporate practice. He excels in joint ventures and corporate contracts as well as M&A transactions for domestic, US and European clientele.
Interviewees describe In Hee Cho as “an excellent lawyer,” and she is noted for her significant experience in complex corporate matters, with key strengths in advising foreign investors on in-bound investments. She has good knowledge of private equity funds and routinely acts for clients from a broad range of sectors.

Significant clients
Alstom, Cargill Agrícola, Coca-Cola, Kroton, Stora Enso Brasil.

 

Dispute Resolution / Litigation

What the team is known for
Regularly assists major players from the energy, mining and telecommunications industries in contentious cases involving commercial law, environmental matters and real estate issues. Well qualified to provide counsel on capital markets-related judicial and administrative disputes and cross-border arbitral proceedings.

Strengths
“The firm is well organised and is active in litigation.”

New developments
New client wins include Kroton Educacional and Alstom.

Work highlights
Represented the Colfax Corporation in a lawsuit seeking to dissolve its joint venture with Howden International Holdings due to the collapse of good relationships between the entity’s two main partners.

Notable practitioners
Head of department and up-and-coming partner Luis Fernando Guerrero uses considerable experience in disputes to advise clients on contentious commercial, product liability and IP cases. He is respected among market sources for his capacity to produce “really good work.”

Significant clients
Coca-Cola, Braskem, Votorantim Cimentos, Mercedes-Benz, Stora Enso.

 

Environment

What the team is known for
Compact team with experience assisting clients with greenfield projects and providing representation in negotiations with state and regulatory authorities. Also advises on licensing procedures, solid waste policy compliance and potential environmental risks resulting from infrastructure projects and real estate acquisitions. Often retained by prominent clients from the automotive, agribusiness and petrochemical industries.

Strengths
“The firm’s strengths are its credibility, dynamism and the lawyers’ close relationship with the client. The characteristic which distinguishes the firm from the others in the market is the simple way in which it resolves complex matters.”

New developments
Banco BTG Pactual and SulAmérica Companhia Nacional de Seguros are new client wins.

Work highlights
Advised Mercedes-Benz on the environmental licensing procedure for an industrial site and represented the client in negotiations concerning the selection of the site with Investe SP, São Paulo’s Environmental Agency and the municipality of Iracemápolis.

Notable practitioners
Peers describe associate-to-watch and practice head Renata Soares Piazzon as a “very good lawyer.” Clients also comment that “she is able to rapidly develop projects and responds quickly to requests. She has a high capacity to comprehend our scope, she is available and has good technical understanding.”

Significant clients
Mercedes-Benz, Nestlé, Banco Original, Agilent Technologies Brasil, RPM International.

 

Projects

What the team is known for
Solid team acting for both national and international clients on the implementation and funding of infrastructure projects. Often advises large banking and finance institutions.

Strengths
“The lawyers have a high level of technical skill and are detail-oriented, dedicated and available.”

Work highlights
Advised Borealis Brasil on the funding by BNDES for the expansion of the client’s industrial plant, including the purchase of equipment.

Notable practitioners
Sources describe Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli as “a good lawyer, who understands the matter.” One client notes that “he does very good work and is a very qualified professional. He has dominion over lots of issues, understands financial markets and projects, and has ample experience, including in international matters.”

Significant clients
Santander, Inter-American Development Bank, Banco Itaú BBA, IFC, Banco do Brasil.

 

Real Estate

What the team is known for
Compact practice with proven corporate capabilities assisting domestic and foreign clients with real estate interests in Brazil. Has strengths in the structuring of real estate finance transactions and commercial and industrial developments, as well as environmental and tax issues in connection with the sector.

Strengths
“The team’s main strengths are its good customer service, agility and solid technical abilities, as well as a proactive attitude.”

New developments
The firm counts Globo, Cipasa and DHL among its new clients.

Work highlights
Advised Benx on the development of a large residential project in the Itaim Bibi neighbourhood of São Paulo with a potential sale value of BRL92 million.

Notable practitioners
Rodrigo Delboni Teixeira is the key client contact at this practice.

Significant clients
Mercedes-Benz, Cargill, Kroton Educacional, Host Hotels & Resorts, Dia Brasil.

 

Tax

What the team is known for
Distinguished practice with solid experience advising on the tax aspects of cross-border transactions and transfer pricing. Team’s broad tax capabilities span transactional advice, consultancy and representation in complex disputes. Notable track record acting for prominent clients from the automotive sector.

Strengths
“The team has demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of tax law combined with a business-oriented approach.”

New developments
New client wins include Goodyear, Clariant and Groupon.

Work highlights
Assisted Dia Brasil complying with new taxation rules applicable to the beverages sector.

Notable practitioners
According to sources, Alexandre Siciliano Borges is “an excellent and very intelligent practitioner.” He garners recognition for his practice in transfer pricing and has noteworthy experience advising international players in the Brazilian market. Clients describe him as “the expert on transfer pricing in Brazil,” adding: “He doesn’t just say what the client wants to hear, he is bold enough to say what needs to be done.”
Eduardo Martinelli Carvalho is experienced in contentious tax work. He is widely endorsed by sources in the market, who note: “He is objective and focuses on getting the best results,” and go on to comment: “He is commercially minded in his approach.”

Significant clients
DuPont, Fiat, Whirlpool, Roche, Nestlé.

 

Fabrizio Sasdelli
Capital Markets

The up-and-coming Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli of Lobo & de Rizzo Advogados earns praise from market sources for his valuable knowledge of debentures and unsecured notes. He advised Itaú BBA on the BRL30 million issuance of debentures by Idibra Participações.

Marilda Rosado de Sá Ribeiro
Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
(Eminent Practitioner)
Acima do Band 1

Marilda Rosado de Sá Ribeiro of Lobo & de Rizzo Advogados is a “very respected” player in the oil and gas sphere, according to market sources, who also commend her long-standing dedication to the sector. Commentators remark upon her strong academic profile and impressive intellect.

O resultado completo da edição 2017 por ser visto aqui.


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