• Environmental audit and appraisal on environmental liabilities
  • Legal support on risk management
  • Legal advisory on environmental studies and reports
  • Advisory on environmental compensation programs


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  • Contract analysis and drafting
  • Guarantees analysis and provision



“Vivacqua Advogados Associados” offers services in all areas related to compliance and corporate integrity.

Our team is comprised by attorneys with a diversified background who are able to handle the various legal issues that may arise in projects involving corporate integrity.

We usualy approach clients issues by assessing the problems they are facing, recommending a coordinated strategy and assigning the best group of professionals for each project.

Our services include:


– Representation of boards of directors, board committees, and corporations in internal investigations of allegations of corruption, fraud and other improper conducts;

 – Assessment of clients’ practices to determine whether a client is compliant with relevant laws, regulations and internal policies, as well as assistance in developing integrity programs;

 – Representation of clients in administrative inquiries and administrative enforcement proceedings;

 – Preparation of compliance programs and trainings;

 – Anti-corruption compliance due diligence in the context of corporate transactions;

 – Representation of business organizations in corporate fraud investigations and enforcement proceedings conducted by the Brazilian Securities Commission, the Central Bank and other regulatory authorities;

 – Internal investigations and audits, and;

 – Assessment of contractual and corporate governance obligations as well as disclosure of information to the market in connection with internal or government investigations and related enforcement actions.



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  • We advise and prepare litigation strategies for local and foreign clients, also filing and providing follow-up on lawsuits in the Judiciary and in arbitration procedures, mainly regarding:

    – Labor, social security and pension plan matters
    – Appellate practice
    – Indemnifications
    – Tax controversies
    – Enforcement of foreign judgments in Brazil
    – Corporate issues
    – Intellectual property
    – Environmental issues
    – Bankruptcy, reorganization and liquidation
    – Financial operations
    – Consumer defense issues
    – Antitrust, antidumping and competition law controversies


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  • Antitrust
  • Antidumping
  • Consumer protection laws
  • Merger clearance
  • Non-competition agreements


{slider=Entertainment Law }

  • Sponsorship agreements
  • Assistance to sport clubs
  • Athlete transfer agreements
  • Representation of artists and athletes


{slider=Finance and Capital Market }

  • We advise our customers not only on incorporation of financial institutions, but also on transactions carried out by these, such as:

    – Domestic and international financing
    – Hedge, swaps and export notes
    – Real estate investment funds
    – Real estate financing
    – Mergers and acquisitions
    – Securitization
    – Financial and operating lease
    – Products for financial institutions and their clients


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  • Real Estate transactions advisory
  • Advising on documentation review, preparation and negotiation of Purchase and Sale and Commercial and Residential Lease
  • Elaboration of Bylaws, Condominium Conventions, Shops Statutes, Agreement for Right of Use, General Standards of Lease for Shopping Centers
  • Preparation and coordination of projects “Built to Suit”


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  • Energy Sector
  • Telecommunications
  • Oil & Gas
  • Hospitality
  • Mining


{slider=Privatization }

  • We have comprehensive experience in this area, rendering, among others, the following services:

    – Concession of public services
    – Due diligences


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  • Procurement and maintenance of intellectual property rights.
  • Intellectual property analysis aspects of takeovers, acquisitions, mergers, liquidations, split-off and buy-outs.
  • Drafting and analysis of technology transfer, technical assistance, cost-sharing and franchise agreements, patent and trademark license contracts
  • Advisory on website implementation, registration of domain names and conflicts between domain name and trademarks
  • Our enforcement programs encompass civil, criminal and administrative remedies tailored to the particular needs of each customer


{slider=Corporate Law }

  • We provide assistance in Brazil to domestic and foreign companies, especially in the following areas:

    – Incorporation, mergers, acquisition, spin-offs and transformation of companies
    – Acquisitions of control
    – Establishment of consortiums
    – Shareholders agreements
    – Issuance of shares, subscription bonus, debentures and other securities


{slider=Labor and Social Security Law }

  • Analysis and preparation of contracts
  • Collective and individual labor agreements
  • Advisory on obtaining work visas
  • Advisory to pension funds and sponsors
  • Administrative and judicial review of retirements and pensions
  • Recognition of length of service or reduction of service time, due to the risk of the activities performed


{slider=Tax Law }

  • Consulting and Tax Planning for domestic and foreign customers concerning Brazilian legislation and tax treaties
  • Analysis and development of operations for tax costs reduction
  • Asset recovery and reduction of tax liabilities
  • Defenses in administrative and fiscal execution


{slider=Maritime Law}

  • Preparation and analysis of commercial contracts, services and vessels
  • Analysis and preparation of documentation in order to reduce operating costs and tax
  • Advice for preparation of Logistics and Import Project
  • Release of seized goods administratively and judicially
  • Containers demurrage arbitrations, vessels and other disputes related to contracts freight