Expertise to strengthen bilateral relations

Demarest has a specific area to assist French investors in Brazil in their corporate and commercial operations, as well as in lawsuits. The French Desk also advises Brazilian investors who wish to operate in France, taking advantage of the close commercial relationship between the two countries, evidenced by numerous projects already conducted between French and Brazilian parties.

The area has professionals fluent in French and, for the most part, with courses and experience in France, enabling the team to understand not only the business environment, but also the social and cultural aspects involved in negotiations.

The French Desk can assist you and your company in the following areas:

  • General Litigation and Arbitration
  • Criminal
  • Intellectual property
  • Constitution and structuring of companies
  • Operations of foreign companies in the country
  • Corporate reorganizations: acquisitions, mergers, incorporations and spin-offs
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Public offers of securities
  • Regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Legal audits
  • Contracts
  • Advice on competition matters
  • Advice on tax matters
  • Commercial defense
  • Immigration and visas
  • Regulatory issues

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