Corporate

• Project structuring according to the best operational corporate framework, focusing on tax, transaction costs, partners’ and managers’ liabilities, legal safety and corporate governance, among other relevant analyses.

• Educational process for foreign clients about the main features of each type of corporation under the Brazilian laws, compared to the main international types of corporations.

• Preparation of the appropriate corporate documents customized to the needs of each client, whether they are articles of association, articles of incorporation, quotaholders’ agreement, shareholders’ agreement, investment commitments, memoranda of understanding, and other documents on a case-by-case basis

• Adequacy of existing corporate documents to the current reality of each client

• Legal advice about the ordinary course of business and corporate restructurings

• Organization of Brazilian companies, including the preparation of legal opinions concerning foreign investors’ equity interest, and issues related to the Central Bank of Brazil and tax features.

• Legal advice and issuance of legal opinions regarding corporate issues, such as governance rules and shareholders’ agreement, board of directors, disposal of shares, shareholders and directors’ liabilities, capital stock raise, issuance of debentures, co-operative associations, partnerships and other legal entities.

• Preparation and review of international agreements

• Legal Audits (due diligence)