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#SCGGlobalSpin Brazil Legal Update

Updated: Jun 16, 2021

This episode of #SCGGlobalSpin has Stephen Younger, partner from Patterson Belknap interviewing José Ricardo de Bastos Martins, partner from Peixoto & Cury Advogados about what the legal landscape of Brazil has looked like during COVID-19 and the first half of 2020, and what we can expect in Brazil for the rest of the year.



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Questions answered include:

What adjustments has your firm made for COVID-19?

What initiatives have they undertook as a result of COVID-19?

What support has the Brazilian government given during this crisis?

Participant Bios

Host, Stephen Younger

Stephen is a partner at Patterson Belknap, a New York City-based law firm, where he has been for over 35 years. He is leading commercial litigator who is also well-known for his alternative dispute resolution work. In addition to Patterson Belknap, he was the past President of the New York State Bar Association, an organization of over 75,000 New York attorneys.

Participant, José Ricardo de Bastos Martins

José Ricardo is a partner at Peixoto & Cury Advogados, a São Paulo-based law firm. His practice focuses on corporate law and compliance with an outstanding performance in cross border Mergers and Acquisitions, among other areas of experience. José Ricardo has a bachelor’s degree from University of São Paulo and master’s degree from New York University. Before heading the M&A practice at Peixoto & Cury, he worked for several years in New York City at Stairs Dillenbeck & Finley, and Sidley & Austin.


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