Carlos Deneszczuk

Carlos Deneszczuk  is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Carlos directly using the contact details listed above.

Carlos Roberto Deneszczuk Antônio is a founding partner of DASA Advogados, a boutique firm specializing in Business Law with a strong presence in Debt Restructuring and Renegotiation and M&A. During the 1990s, he was appointed by the São Paulo Court of Justice as Receiver in several bankruptcy cases. Since the entry into force of Law No. 11,101 / 2005, he has worked on several Judicial Recovery processes across the country, for more than 120 companies from all segments of the economy, whose restructured amount reaches around R$5 billion. Dr. Carlos Deneszczuk was appointed Judicial Administrator in the Judicial Recovery of IGB Eletrônica (Gradiente), whose initial declared debt reached R$500 million and had around 550 creditors.

Given his expertise in complex processes and his notorious legal and financial knowledge, the Court of Justice of Amazonas appointed him to investigate all the assets and liabilities of the Fundação Centro de Análise Research e Inovação (Fucapi) and, in the end, indicate an effective way to restructure debts, which could reach millions of reais. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association Brazil TMA) and the Brazilian Institute of Judicial Administration (IBAJUD). He is registered with the Brazilian Bar Association, in the São Paulo section under nº 146.360, in the Amazonas section under nº A-734, in the Goiás section under nº 57812-A, in the Maranhão section under nº 22954-A, and in the Portuguese Bar Association under nº57194L. He is a member of the São Paulo Lawyers Association under nº 62,775. He also works as a lecturer in several Business Recovery and Restructuring courses in Brazil and abroad. It has offices in São Paulo, Manaus and Goiânia, as well as partnerships with offices abroad.

Firm Overview:

DASA Advogados’ founding partners are Dr. Higino Antonio Junior and Dr. Carlos Roberto Deneszczuk Antonio, both legal professionals, specialists in legal consultancy, combining the experience of the old with the new, modernizing the way of seeing the legal problems of its clients, always remaining attentive to changes in the Brazilian and international market, adapting the form of service with the application of the international concept of “boutique office”.

David Rechulski

David Rechulski is our exclusively recommended Economic Crime Law expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact David directly using the contact details listed above.

David has more than 30 years of experience in corporate criminal law and criminal compliance. As a leading criminal defence lawyer in Brazil, Rechulski is known for representing c-level executives and senior officers in high-profile cases and complex corporate matters.

David also regularly advises clients in managing crisis and in connection with internal investigations and compliance reviews from a criminal-consequence perspective.

His ethics and tailor-made strategies have made Rechulski one of the most admired criminal lawyers in Brazil, receiving national and international recognition for his work by several legal publications.

David has been awarded for 16 years by Brazil’s most important legal publication as one of the most admired specialised criminal lawyers in the country and has always been ranked in Tier 1.

Firm Overview:

David Rechulski, Advogados is a renowned award-winning Brazilian criminal law firm specialised in Corporate Criminal Law and Criminal Compliance. Founded on 2004 by partner David, the firm is based in Sao Paulo and has a team of 20 criminal lawyers.

Leading corporate criminal law practice in Brazil for several years, David Rechulski, Advogados provides legal advice to national and multinational corporations on sensitive matters in criminal law and criminal compliance.

The law firm is led by partner David Rechulski. Through a respected and successful trajectory of over 30 years in corporate criminal law, Rechulski is recognised as one of the most admired criminal lawyers in Brazil.

Cláudio Finkelstein

Claudio Finkelstein is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Claudio directly using the contact details listed above.

Claudio is currently a professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of SP, at undergraduate and graduate levels. Director of the National Institute of Economic Litigation and the Brazilian Institute of Constitutional Law, former coordinator of the Course on International Contracts at COGEAE and Fundação Getulio Vargas – SP and advisor for TCC, Scientific Initiation, Master’s and Doctorate at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo .

He has experience in the field of Law, with an emphasis on Private International Law.

Firm Overview:

Finkelstein Advogados is a Law Firm that fits into a Boutique category, agile, modern, specialised, technologically advanced and economical. Able to devote to the customer all the attention of their cases demand. Situated in the noble region of Avenida Paulista, in the capital of São Paulo. Our expertise is business consulting, mergers and acquisitions, contracts and arbitration, a neglected market niche by the medium-sized law firm’s market and almost exclusively attended by large-sized firms, usually with high costs passed on to customers. Finkelstein Advogados therefore is a law firm dedicated to consulting in corporate matters, domestic and international trade, focusing on advisory areas and arbitration, both domestic and international. Our partners and consultants are teachers of some of the most traditional and important Universities of the country, such as PUC (Pontifical Catholic University), IICS (International Institute of Social Sciences) and FGV (Foundation Getulio Vargas).

We pledge to dedicate to our clients the necessary attention to the discussion and solution of their problems, offering legal services of unquestionable quality and personality, as our clients are closely accompanied by the partners when the case demands their attention, and associated lawyers, always under the supervision of the responsible partner, when the nature of the task does not require the physical presence of a partner. Our professional practice policy enables us to offer the best service for each case for more consistent rates considering the country’s reality. The firm represents clients of various nationalities, along with a range of Brazilian entrepreneurs with interests locally and abroad. Personal customer service is our main feature, which along with the continuous study and specialisation in the most important areas of interest of our customers, provide for the quality work we intend to deliver.

Finkelstein Advogados is therefore a firm dedicated to consulting in business, corporate and domestic and international trade matters, with a vocation for advisory and arbitration areas, both domestic and international. Our partners and consultants are professors of some of the most traditional and important Universities in the country, such as PUC, FGV and IICS. We are committed to dedicating to clients the necessary attention to the discussion and solution of their problems, offering legal services of unquestionable quality with personality, since our clients are closely monitored by the partners whenever the case demands their attention, and by the associated lawyers, always under the supervision of the responsible partner, when the nature of the task does not demand the physical presence of the partner. Our policy of professional performance allows us to offer the best service to the specific case at rates that are more consistent with the reality of the country.

The office represents clients of the most varied nationalities, in addition to a range of Brazilian entrepreneurs with local and foreign interests. The personal attention to the client is our main characteristic, which combined with the continuous study and specialisation in the most important areas of interest to our clients, provide the quality of the work that we propose to deliver.

Letícia de Souza Baddauy

Letícia Baddauy is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Letícia directly using the contact details listed above.

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Graduated from the Law School of the University of São Paulo and from the School of Business Administration of São Paulo, from Fundação Getúlio Vargas.

Doctoral student in Social Sciences at the State University of Londrina (UEL).

Master’s in civil Procedural Law from UEL and MBA in Agribusiness from Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ/USP).

He has more than 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors. He is a professor at UEL, where he teaches Civil Procedural Law, Mediation and Arbitration. She is also the founder of Jurídico de Botas.

It is part of the list of important arbitration and mediation chambers in Brazil and abroad. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Arbitration and Mediation Chamber of the Federation of Industries of the State of Paraná – CAMFIEP.

Expertise in consulting and dispute resolution in the areas of agribusiness and business.

Firm Overview:

L. Baddauy Advocacia has innovation, excellence, global vision and legal intelligence as its founding principles of practice. We are committed to developing a strong and strategic relationship with our customers in order to better solve their problem.

After two decades of experience in the legal market, our partner Letícia Baddauy founded the firm in 2019, focusing on business activity.

In our practice, we first understand the business of each client and then help with the most appropriate legal service, considering experience, competence, efficiency and respect.

Whether preventing or dealing with the complexities of the demand, our professionals offer integrated assistance in dispute resolution (ADR) and, more specifically, in domestic and international arbitration.

We advise our clients through legal advice, consultancy and dispute resolution. By fusing expertise and innovation in a new approach to delivering our services, we stand side by side with our clients at every step and decision-making.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Leticia de Souza Baddauy and L. Baddauy Advocacia in Brazil (streetinsider.com)

Sabine Ingrid Schuttoff

Sabine Ingrid Schuttoff is our exclusively recommended Tax Services expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Sabine directly using the contact details listed above.

For her performance in tax services was recognised by The Legal 500 (from 2012 to 2016) and by the Director’s Tax Handbook (2014). In addition, Sabine has been appointed by several renowned international directories, such as Latin American Corporate Counsel – LACCA (2013 to 2017) and Latin Lawyer 250 (from 2013 to 2017).

Firm Overview:

DDSA – De Luca, Derenusson, Schuttoff & Advogados – was founded by a group of experienced lawyers coming from traditional law firms of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Our team is highly specialised and has a great expertise in assisting national and international clients.

Our firm is well experienced in providing full and customised services to our clients in all types of industries and market sectors and is able to provide services in all legal areas, such as: Corporate, M&A and Contracts, Compliance, Insurance, Tax Law, Public Law, Aviation, Environmental Law, Banking and Finance, Antitrust, Real Estate, Civil And Business Litigation- Arbitration And Mediation, Reorganisation and Bankruptcy, Labour Law, Social Security Law and Immigration.

The firm’s most important mission is to offer the highest standards of quality in services to our clients, taking a fresh and proactive approach to provide personalised services in line with the characteristics of each client, aiming the best results to their business.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Sabine Ingrid Schuttoff and De Luca, Derenusson, Schuttoff Lawyers in Brazil (streetinsider.com)

Gustavo Stüssi Neves

Gustavo Stüssi Neves is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Gustavo directly using the contact details listed above.

São Paulo, Brazil’s vibrant financial centre, is among the world’s most populous cities, with numerous cultural institutions and a rich architectural tradition. Its iconic buildings range from its neo-Gothic cathedral and the 1929 Martinelli skyscraper to modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer’s curvy Edifício Copan. The colonial-style Pátio do Colégio church marks where Jesuit priests founded the city in 1554.

Gustavo Stüssi Neves received his Law Degree from Rio de Janeiro Federal University, 1980.

Firm Overview:

STÜSSI-NEVES ADVOGADOS was founded in 1977

Our staff is currently comprised of professionals allocated in offices in São Paulo and in Rio de Janeiro at a fifty-fifty proportion. Our clients are mainly European companies (the majority of them German speaking ones) with Brazilian subsidiaries, companies willing to start operating in Brazil or companies willing to or already doing business with Brazil.

STÜSSI-NEVES ADVOGADOS’ main area of practice is corporate law, meaning that we are capable of rendering all services that a company needs in order to get established in Brazil, either by incorporating a subsidiary or by acquiring an existing Brazilian company or even through a joint venture, as well as assisting companies in their daily business routines, in tax, contractual, corporate, labour and litigation areas, compliance, data protection, among others.

This firm has been functioning as outsourced Legal Department for some medium-sized companies or for companies on a pre-operational stage, which grants clients the advantage of combining the excellence of highly specialised legal services with low cost.

Our clients are active in the most various types of industries, as automotive, metallurgic, machinery, capital goods, medical, chemical and pharmaceutical industry, consultation, engineering, logistics and finance services.

The office and/or individual partners/associates are members of various national and international organisations.