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Consolidating the foundation of corporate business 

The execution of contracts and formal agreements is essential for building a strong foundation in a company's business, providing legal security and predictability, managing expectations, and mitigating risks appropriately. Precise definition of contractual conditions, in accordance with local laws and the proper treatment of rights and obligations, is essential to balance commercial relationships and protect the interests involved. 

Our firm has an experienced team in Commercial Contracts, with expertise in negotiating various agreements throughout the supply chain, from inputs to after-sales service. We provide specialized guidance to ensure legal compliance, conducting detailed analyses of commercial structures, identifying risks, and exploring alternative scenarios. 

We have the capability to assist both national and foreign companies looking to enter the Brazilian market, offering support in multi-jurisdictional contracts, considering tax, competition, environmental, and consumer protection aspects, always aligned with the best strategy for our clients. 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Risk analysis, coordination of audits, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), and term sheets
  • Drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, including EPCs (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contracts), turn-keys, alliance agreements, guaranteed maximum price contracts, design and construction contracts, construction management/EPCMs, subcontracts, and contracts for the supply of goods and services related to major industry sectors
  • Drafting and negotiation of general commercial contracts, such as distribution agreements, commercial representation, Transition Services Agreements (TSAs), and take-or-pay agreements
  • Assistance in risk management and claims related to complex contracts and construction contracts, including consultancy during the pre-litigation phase (drafting of notices, amendments, and settlements) and representation in disputes, including all methods of alternative dispute resolution, such as dispute boards, mediation, negotiation, and arbitration

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