ADRIANO chaves
Name: Adriano Chaves
Firm Name: CGM Advogados
Country: Brazil
Practice Area: Corporate Law


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Professional Biography:

PRACTICE AREA: CORPORATE LAW, COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS, FOREIGN INVESTMENT, M&A, DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY, TECHNOLOGY

CONTACT INFO: +55 11 2394 8910 | ADRIANO.CHAVES@CGMLAW.COM.BR

GRADUATION: LAW DEGREE (LLB) FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF SÃO PAULO LAW SCHOOL (USP)

POSTGRADUATE: LLM FROM COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

LANGUAGES: PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH

BACKGROUND: ADRIANO IS SPECIALIZED IN CORPORATE LAW, M&A, INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTS AND FOREIGN INVESTMENT. ADRIANO ALSO COORDINATES THE DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY PRACTICE IN THE FIRM AND IS A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON LAW FIRMS OF OAB/SP AND A MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE OF DIGITAL LAW OF THE STUDIES CENTER OF LAW FIRMS (CESA). CHAMBERS LATIN AMERICA INDICATED ADRIANO AS A LEADING INDIVIDUAL IN CORPORATE/M&A AND IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE/WTO, AS HE WAS DESCRIBED BY CLIENTS AS A LAWYER WHO “UNDERSTANDS VERY WELL THE CLIENTS’ BUSINESSES” AND THAT HE IS ALSO “EXPERIENCED AND USED TO WORKING WITH LARGE COMPANIES”.  ADRIANO IS THE CO-RAPPORTEUR OF THE TASK FORCE ON E-COMMERCE OF THE BRAZILIAN CHAPTER OF ICC’s COMMISSION OF LAW AND PRACTICE (CLP).

AWARDS:

  • HARLAN FISKE STONE SCHOLAR (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, 1999);
  • RECOMMENDED BY THE LATIN AMERICAN CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION (LACCA), One of the most admired Brazilian lawyers in the areas of International Trade, Commercial Contracts and Corporate Law, as well as in the Automotive, Chemical & Petrochemical, Banking, Electrical Energy and Technology sectors, Análise Advocacia 500, 2016.
  • PARTICIPANT OF THE LAW BUSINESS RESEARCH BRITISH GROUP, IN CORPORATE / M&A PRACTICE (2015-2017);
  • ONE OF THE MOST ADMIRED LAWYERS IN BRAZIL IN THE AREAS OF COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, FINANCE TRANSACTIONS AND CORPORATE LAW, AS WELL AS IN THE AUTOMOTIVE, BANKING, ELECTRICAL ENERGY, MACHINES & EQUIPMENT AND CHEMICAL & PETROCHEMICAL SECTORS (ANÁLISE ADVOCACIA 500, 2015);
  • ONE OF THE MOST ADMIRED LAWYERS IN BRAZIL IN THE AREAS OF COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, FINANCE AND CORPORATE LAW, AND IN THE AUTOMOTIVE, BANKING AND CHEMICAL & PETROCHEMICAL SECTORS (ANÁLISE ADVOCACIA 500, 2014);
  • LEADING INDIVIDUAL IN CORPORATE/M&A (UP-AND-COMING) (CHAMBERS LATIN AMERICA 2011, 2012, 2013);
  • LEADING INDIVIDUAL IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE/WTO (UP-AND-COMING) (CHAMBERS LATIN AMERICA 2010, 2011);
  • ONE OF THE MOST ADMIRED LAWYERS IN BRAZIL IN THE AREAS OF COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS AND EXPORT/IMPORT (ANÁLISE ADVOCACIA 500, 2011, 2012, 2013) AND ALSO IN THE AUTOMOTIVE, BANKING AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE SECTORS (ANÁLISE ADVOCACIA 500, 2013);
  • ONE OF THE MOST ADMIRED LAWYERS I BRAZIL IN CONTRACTS (ANÁLISE ADVOCACIA 500, 2008, 2009);
  • ONE OF THE MOST ADMIRED LAWYERS IN BRAZIL IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE (ANÁLISE ADVOCACIA 500, 2007);
  • ONE OF THE MAIN BRAZILIAN LAWYERS UNDER 40 (LATIN LAWYER, 2002).
  • One of the most admired Brazilian lawyers in the areas of International Trade, Commercial Contracts and Corporate Law, as well as in the Automotive, Chemical & Petrochemical, Banking, Electrical Energy and Technology sectors, Análise Advocacia 500, 2016.

CGM Advogados:

CGM was founded in September 2014 by an experienced group of partners who had already worked together for more than two decades, and were joined by other partners coming from reputable law firms.  Despite its youth, the firm already enjoys strong client and market recognition and is acknowledged in important international publications and rankings. CGM focuses on solving its clients’ issues in a timely, efficient and business-oriented manner, with technical expertise and creativity.  The firm has a team of professionals who graduated from leading law schools in Brazil, many of whom have also obtained master degrees and other qualifications abroad, and have worked outside of Brazil.  CGM also has a tightknit network of partnerships, which allows it to provide services in Brazil and coordinate multijurisdictional projects in Latin America.

CGM’s team works at a very fast pace and has in-depth knowledge of the law and of the business of its clients.  The firm represents its clients very assertively, paying attention to every detail without losing sight of its clients’ goals.  CGM is keen on spotting issues but equally committed to addressing them.  The firm’s team eagerly pursues and develops tailor-made, practical and legally sound solutions to help clients do business and achieve their targets.  In addition, the long-term experience working with international clients results in the ability to explain the Brazilian legal system to foreigners in a very practical way and in being sensitive to the cultural differences of doing business in Brazil and elsewhere.

 

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