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Books will be published with the contribution of partners from Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale

11 . December . 2019

The books “JOINT-STOCK COMPANIES, CAPITAL MARKETS AND OTHER STUDIES – IN HONOR OF LUIZ LEONARDO CANTIDIANO” will be published with the [...]Read More

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale is included in the publication “Análise 2019 – Advocacia 500 – The most admired law firms and [...]

27 . November . 2019

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale is pleased and honored for having been included in the publication “Análise 2019 – Advocacia 500 – [...]Read More

Visit to Brazil by Mark A. Cymrot from BakerHostetler

29 . September . 2019

Senior partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale planned, initiated and implemented a program for a visit of Mark A. Cymrot to Brazil, leader of the North [...]Read More

Paulo Penalva Santos, senior partner of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, participated of a Seminar of the Council of Federal Justice, as a [...]

17 . June . 2019

Paulo Penalva Santos, senior partner of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, participated of a Seminar at the Center of Legal Studies of the [...]Read More

Senior Partner Luiz Alberto Rosman of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, lectured in event held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio [...]

17 . June . 2019

Senior partner Luiz Alberto Rosman of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, together with other attorneys, lectured on the subject Preferred [...]Read More

Danielle Bittencourt Parente, senior associate of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, participated of Seminars on Comparative Law of the [...]

17 . June . 2019

The senior associate of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, Danielle Bittencourt Parente, a member of the Association Henri Capitant since [...]Read More

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Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale Advogados


ROSMAN, PENALVA, SOUZA LEÃO, FRANCO, VALE combines the synergy of law firms from the Cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo with a commitment to excellence in the provision of legal services based on the principles that governed the firm founded in 1964 by José Luiz Bulhões Pedreira (1925-2006) and Antonio Fernando de Bulhões Carvalho (1925-2009) under the firm name “Bulhões Pedreira, Bulhões Carvalho e Advogados Associados”.


The Firm

The Firm

ROSMAN, SOUZA LEÃO, FRANCO E ADVOGADOS is a traditional law firm founded in 1964 by José Luiz Bulhões Pedreira (1925-2006) and Antonio Fernando de Bulhões Carvalho (1925-2009) under the name of “Bulhões Pedreira, Bulhões Carvalho e Advogados Associados”. Since its founding, it has practiced actively in multiple areas of the law, with a particular focus on corporate and tax law, as well as providing legal advice to national and international companies, other law firms and government agencies, predominantly in the area of Corporate and Income Tax law. Other significant areas of practice are commercial, administrative, financial and banking law.

Who We Are
Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise

Operating in the principal areas of the law, both in providing legal advice and in litigation, that include corporate, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, consulting and litigation in civil law, tax, insurance and reinsurance, mediation and arbitration, capital markets, M&A, contracts, real estate, administrative law, intellectual property, the establishment of foreign companies in Brazil, registration of foreign capital before the Central Bank of Brazil, labor law through an associated law firm, the professionals of the firm help clients navigate the complex legal and regulatory universe of Brazil with its own peculiarities but increasingly integrated into the international business community.

Our Areas of Expertise
Professionals

Professionals

Our attorneys have experience accumulated over many decades in the various areas of the law in which they practice and operate and in the business sectors in which our clients are involved. They also are committed to the continuous improvement of their skills, which distinguishes them in the community in which they operate, enabling each professional to render services of the highest possible standards to their clients promptly, sensitive to the clients’ needs.

Our Professionals

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With offices in the cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the firm assists clients from Brazil and abroad, in their principal areas of activity, for the advancement and protection of the interests of their clients in a world challenged in its political, social and economic principles that affect the life of companies that struggle to maintain their existence and capacity to operate for the benefit of society.

National and International Awards


In 2006, in the period from 2008 to 2016 and in 2018 and 2019, the firm has received the “Análise Advocacia 500 – Mais Admirados do Direito” (Review Law Practice 500 – “Most Admired in the Law”) award in the area of Corporate Law.


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Latest Publications


11
Dec
2017

Legal Nature Of Incubators And Accelerators And Their Contractual Relationship With Start-Ups

The last decades have shown a strong legislative trend to stimulate technological innovation by fostering the entrepreneurship. In this environment, organizations called start-up [...] Read More

24
Nov
2017

Labor Law Reform

On July 13, 2017, Law No. 13.467 called the Labor Reform (“Reform”) was enacted and entered into force on November 11, 2017, substantially altering certain provisions of the [...] Read More

10
Nov
2017

Judicial Recovery and Taxes

The draft bill from the Federal Government that amends the Bankruptcy Law (Law N. 11.101/05) opens the debate on the reform of the law. Among the issues that require improvements [...] Read More

18
Jan
2017

Brazilian Federal Revenue regulates tax returns relative to the exchange of tax information among [...]

In view of a new fiscal paradigm prevailing on the global scenario, that aims at combating international tax fraud, currency evasion and money laundering, at the end of 2016 [...] Read More

06
Dec
2016

Convention on the Elimination of Requirements for the Legalization of Foreign Public Documents

As of August 14, 2016, the Hague Convention on Apostilles, whose purpose is the elimination of the requirement of the “diplomatic or consular legalization” on public foreign [...] Read More

06
Dec
2016

The Brazilian Federal Revenue regulates the Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) within the [...]

The Brazilian Federal Revenue (RFB) published in the Federal Official Gazette (DOU) of November 10, 2016 the Normative Instruction IN RFB Nº 1.669/2016, that provides for the [...] Read More

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