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11
Dec
2019

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

The books “JOINT-STOCK COMPANIES, CAPITAL MARKETS AND OTHER STUDIES – IN HONOR OF LUIZ LEONARDO CANTIDIANO” will be published with the contribution of partners from Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale. Read More

27
Nov
2019

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale is included in the publication “Análise 2019 – Advocacia 500 – The most admired law firms and attorneys of Brazil”

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale is pleased and honored for having been included in the publication “Análise 2019 – Advocacia 500 – The most admired law firms and attorneys of Brazil”, in the area of Corporate Law and in the business sector Construction and Engineering. Read More

29
Sep
2019

Visit to Brazil by Mark A. Cymrot from BakerHostetler

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 American law firm BakerHostetler's International Arbitration and Litigation Team. Read More

17
Jun
2019

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

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

17
Jun
2019

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

Senior partner Luiz Alberto Rosman of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, together with other attorneys, lectured on the subject Preferred Nominative Redeemable Shares in the Merger of Shares. Read More

17
Jun
2019

Danielle Bittencourt Parente, senior associate of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, participated of Seminars on Comparative Law of the Association Henri Capitant, in France

The senior associate of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale, Danielle Bittencourt Parente, a member of the Association Henri Capitant since 2016, participated in June, 2019 of Seminars on Comparative Law of said association in the cities of Bordeaux and Paris, in France. Read More

12
Jun
2019

Attorneys from Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale attended the 15th annual meeting of the ITG – International Tax Lawyers Group in Malmö, Sweden, on June 6 and 7

Senior Partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale, Partner Pedro Wehrs do Vale Fernandes and Senior Associate Marina Paiva F. N. da Costa of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale attended the 15th annual meeting of the ITG – International Tax Lawyers Group. Read More

29
Apr
2019

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale at CPR: International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Luciano de Souza Leão of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale attended events organized by the CPR: International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution in São Paulo on April 5th, 2019 and on April 9th, 2019. Read More

16
Apr
2019

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale – Advogados among the 240 leading names in the Latin American Legal Community per Latin Lawyer

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale – Advogados among the 240 leading names in the Latin American Legal Community winner in contest organized by Latin Lawyer of the awards in M&A (Public) “Enel’s hostile takeover of Eletropaulo” and in Restructuring “Oi completes Latin America’s largest restructuring”. Read More

06
Dec
2018

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Luiz Henrique Ferreira Leite, travelled to the US for a presentation in Cleveland, Ohio and visits to law firms in New York, Cleveland and Washington

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Luiz Henrique Ferreira Leite from Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale travelled to the US for a presentation by partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale to the Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group from Cleveland, Ohio on “Brazil: Legal, Social, Political and Economic Prospects under the New Administration, and the Impact on South America Generally”. Read More

07
Nov
2018

Partner Paulo Penalva Santos will participate in the Congress North Northeast of Commercial Law

Partner Paulo Penalva Santos will participate on November 22 and 23 of the Congress North Northeast of Commercial Law in Recife. Read More

10
Sep
2018

Partner Pedro Birman attended in July the 2018 Sessions of the International Arbitration Academy in Paris.

The event is held every year, currently coordinated by the renowned French professor in arbitration and corporate law, Daniel Cohen. Read More

18
Jul
2018

Partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale visits clients and business associates in the USA

Partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale visits clients and business associates in the USA. Read More

20
Jun
2018

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale in the Enel purchase of stake in Eletropaulo

Partners have helped Italian utilities company Enel buy a 74% stake in Brazil’s largest power distributor Eletropaulo. Read More

20
Jun
2018

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Pedro Wehrs do Vale Fernandes attended the 14th annual meeting of the ITG

Partners attended the 14th annual meeting of the ITG - International Tax Lawyers Group. Read More

22
May
2018

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Pedro Wehrs do Vale Fernandes will attend the 14th annual meeting of the ITG

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Pedro Wehrs do Vale Fernandes will attend the 14th annual meeting of the ITG - International Taxlawyers Group in London, on May 31st and June 1st. Read More

25
Sep
2017

Rankings in Chambers Latin America 2018 – Luiz Alberto Rosman

Partner Luiz Alberto Rosman of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale is well known within the Brazilian corporate sphere for both his role as a practitioner and his considerable academic contributions to the field. Read More

25
Sep
2017

Rankings in Chambers Latin America 2018 – Paulo Penalva Santos

Admired partner and professor Paulo Penalva Santos of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale is endorsed by market sources as a "reference for insolvency proceedings" and is commended for the quality of his legal opinions. Read More

12
Jul
2017

Attorney Caetano de Vasconcellos Neto joins the Firm

Attorney Caetano de Vasconcellos Neto joins the firm, strengthening its practice in the banking area in view of his broad experience in structured operations in the financial market as well as in special regimes of bank Resolution decreed by the Central Bank of Brazil. Read More

20
Jun
2017

Partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale spoke on an “Update on Brazil” on Political, Economic, Social and Legal Issues

On June 8, 2017, partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale spoke at the Starck Campus of the Kent State University in North Canton, Ohio. Read More

20
Jun
2017

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Luciano Souza Leão Júnior attended the 13th consecutive annual meeting of the ITG

On June 1st and 2nd, in Brussels, Belgium, partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Luciano de Souza Leão Jr. attended the 13th consecutive annual meeting of the ITG - International Tax Lawyers Group. Read More

25
May
2017

Partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale will attend as a speaker in the USA on NEOTEC discussing the Brazilian economic, political and business environment

Partner Coaraci Nogueira do Vale will attend as a speaker in the USA on a very difficult subject given the country's political situation. Read More

25
May
2017

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Luciano Souza Leão Júnior will attend Annual Meeting of the ITG (International Taxlawyers Group)

Partners Coaraci Nogueira do Vale and Luciano Souza Leão Júnior, of Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco , Vale, will attend the Annual Meeting of the ITG (International Taxlawyers Group). Read More

29
Mar
2017

Latin Lawyer Deal Of The Year winners announced on March 24, 2017 include Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale

The Brazilian law firm ROSMAN, PENALVA, SOUZA LEÃO, FRANCO, VALE was one of the winners of the prize on “Disputes” as counsel to Oi in the judicial recovery of the Oi Group. Read More

25
Feb
2017

Firm is indicated for the largest prize in the area of the law in Latin America

Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale is one of the selected law firms in the shortlist to earn the most important prize in Latin America, the Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards 2016, for a corporate dispute in a judicial recovery of the Oi Group. Read More

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.

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