MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:
R estructuring & Insolvency: Corporate litigation, restructuring and insolvency procedures, contracts’ and commercial litigation.
Banking & Finance: Cross border loans, trade finance, commodity finance, issuance of debt and equity securities (public offers and private placements), tender offers, securitisation, mortgage-backed securities, assetbacked securities, investments in private equity funds (FIP), investments in receivables funds (FIDC) and investments in real estate funds (FII).
Project Finance & Infrastructure: Structuring and negotiation of project finance transactions, public concessions and public-private partnerships (PPPs), as well as advice on regulatory issues (transportation, energy, oil and gas, telecommunications).
Corporate & M&A: Corporate matters involving foreign and local investments in Brazil and Brazilian companies investing abroad, purchase and sale of companies/assets, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, private equity transactions, consortium agreements and corporate restructurings.
Tax: Corporate tax matters, tax impacts on M&A transactions, transfer pricing rules, general tax consulting and administrative and judicial tax litigation.
INTERNATIONAL WORK: The firm offers legal advice to foreign individuals and legal entities in connection with foreign investments, joint ventures, project finance, M&A, corporate disputes, development of investment structures, reorganisations, financial products, commercial transactions, access to Brazilian capital markets, general tax advice and credit recovery.
LANGUAGES: English, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.
CLIENTS: RZ represents a number of the leading Brazilian and International financial institutions, investment funds and companies, in transactions across all sectors of the economy, being well recognised for its work in the agribusiness sector.