LACCA Approved: Antonio Tavares Paes Jr.

Corporate / M&A Firm: Costa e Tavares Paes Advogados Brazil

Antonio Tavares Paes Jr.

Tel: +55 11 3372-1188

Antonio Tavares Paes Jr is a partner at Costa Tavares Paes Advogados in Brazil, a law firm with offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia.

He is a former partner of two Brazilian firms and an associate at a third one. He was general counsel (and interim CFO) of Telenova Communications, Inc (Miami, US). In addition, he worded as international attorney at SG Archibald (Paris), White & Case (New York) and Fox & Horan (New York). He spent almost 10 years in finance as senior vice-president (Private Equity) of Scudder Kemper Investments, Inc (New York) and vice-president of the Chase Manhattan Bank (Project Finance/Latin American Corporate Finance) (New York).

He holds a law degree from University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) (Brasil, 1985) and an LLM in corporate finance law and transnational litigation from Columbia University School of Law (New York, 1987), and he also attended the Chase Manhattan Corporate Finance/MBA finance course (New York, 1991–1992). He is a member of the Brazilian and New York State Bars, the American Bar Association and of the Global Cyber Institute (UCLA Extension).

He is a guest speaker at universities and conferences in Brazil and abroad and author or co-author of several articles and books published in Brazil and in the US. He speaks Portuguese, English, French and Spanish and practises in the following areas: corporate/M&A, financial services, insolvency, infrastructure, aviation, commercial law and contracts; compliance, cybersecurity, and dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration and litigation).

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