Partner

Renato Canizares

Partner of Demarest’s Labor Consulting area, Renato Canizares holds an MBA in Business Administration and Management from FGV and a specialization in Labor Law and Social Security from PUC-SP. He actively advises on individual and collective labor issues, as well as on matters related to immigration, especially those involving foreign work in Brazil and the admission of Brazilian employees abroad. Among his main clients are local and multinational companies in the telecommunications, automotive, media and services sectors.

Education

MBA in Business Management by Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP), São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (2015)

Specialization in Labor Law and Social Security by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2006)

Bachelor of Laws by Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil (2002)

Publications

“EU & International Employment Law” (Co-authored by Renato Canizares and Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti)

“La Inversión Extranjera en Brasil” (Labor law chapter co-authored by Renato Canizares and Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti)

“Global Immigration Handbook” (Co-authored by Renato Canizares and Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti and Published by the Employment Law Alliance – ELA)

“Doing Business in Brazil” (Labor law chapter co-authored by Renato Canizares and Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti and Published by LexMundi)

“Business Laws of Brazil” (Labor law chapter co-authored by Renato Canizares and Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti)

“Getting the Deal Through”, Chapter ‘Outsourcing in 21 Jurisdictions worldwide’ (Co-authored by the partners Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti, Renato Canizares and Eloisa de Almeida Rego Barros Curi, and lawyers Eduardo Santiago and Ivan Lima).

Co-author of the chapter “EU & International Employment Law”, Lexis Nexis, 1999.

Co-author of the chapter “Foreign Investment in Brazil”, Brazilian Embassy in Buenos Aires – Commercial Promotion and Tourism Sector.

Co-author of the Brazil Labor and Employment chapter in “Global Immigration Handbook”, Employment Law Alliance – ELA.

Co-author of the Brazil chapter “Doing Business in Brazil”, LexMundi.

Co-author of the Brazil Labor and Employment chapter in “Business Laws of Brazil”, Thomson West

Co-author of the Brazil chapter “Outsourcing in 21 Jurisdictions worldwide”, for Getting the Deal Through, Law Business Research, 2013.

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish