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José Theodoro Alves de Araújo

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Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Universidade de São Paulo Law School – USP
  • Career improvement course on Financial System at Getulio Vargas Business School
  • Career improvement course on Comparative and International Law at Parker School, Columbia University, New York, USA
  • International Arbitration Course at Universidade de São Paulo Law School – USP

Languages

  • Portuguese and English.

Special Features

  • Recognized for his outstanding work in Corporate and M&A by The Legal 500 Latin America (2012 to 2019 editions), one of the most respected in the legal segment in the world;
  • Recognized for his outstanding work in Corporate and M&A (International) in Best Lawyers Brazil since 2010. Published in the United States for over 25 years, Best Lawyers is a reference guide for global advocacy;
  • Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250 (since 2007) as a respected leader with a weight of experience in Corporate Law;
  • Recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2010 Brazil, as a reference in Mergers & Acquisitions. He is quoted as “a legendary figure in the legal environment of the country, with outstanding expertise in International Law and foreign investment.” The British publication aims to identify lawyers recognized benchmark in their area of practice.

Positions

  • Member of the International Bar Association – IBA;
  • Reporter for the Tax Committee of the International Bar Association and for the Tax Management International Journal (Tax Management, Inc., Wash.) about tax developments in Brazil;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of BASF Brasileira S/A (BASF AG);
  • Member of Inter-Pacific Bar Association, in which he is a member of the Board of Directors (court counselor of Brazil);
  • Member of the São Paulo Lawyers Institute (member-Counselor) – IASP;
  • Legal Counsel for the Executive Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce of São Paulo – AMCHAM;
  • Chairman of the Trade, Investment & Technology Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce; of the Energy Task Force of the American Chamber of Commerce formed by corporations of the specific sector;
  • Member of American Society of International Law; and of World Peace Through Law Center;
  • Ex-member of Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce of São Paulo – AMCHAM.
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