Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (Juris Doctor, 1976). Harvard Law School (Master of Laws, 1979). Professor of Law, Corporations, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, since 1982.
Executive Director, since 1984, Associagao Brasileira de Direito Financeiro (affiliated with the International Fiscal Association). Panel Member, XLI Congress of IFA, Subject, The Fiscal Residence of Companies, Brussels, 1987. Spoken languages: Portuguese, English, French and German.
Worked at Barbosa, Mussnich & Araga (Rio de Janeiro) specializing in Corporate Finance, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Privatization, Securitization, International Business Transactions, Project Finance, Securities Regulation, International and Corporate Taxation. Admitted to the bar, 1977, Rio de Janeiro, RJ. Professor of Law, Corporations, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Law School, 1982-1994.
Chairman, Legal Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, 1995-1996. Executive Director, 1984-1995, Brazilian Association of Financial Law (affiliated with the International Fiscal Association-"IFA"). Panel Member: XLI Congress of IFA, Subject, "The Fiscal Residence of Companies", Brussels, 1987.
"Offshore Financing by Brazilian Companies", American Chamber of Commerce, New York, 1992. "Derivatives: A Link Between Debt and Equity" Stock Market Congress, sponsored by Latin Finance and ABAMEC, Rio de Janeiro, 1993. Latin American Securitization, Strategic Research Institute, Subject: "Exploring the Emerging Securitization Market", Florida, USA, 1995.
Partner (1991-1995), associate (1977-1991), law clerk (1976-1977) with Escritório de Advocacia Gouvęa Vieira. Author: "A Utilizaçăo Desleal de Informaçőes Privilegiadas - Insider Trading - no Brasil e nos Estados Unidos", Revista de Direito Mercantil, volume 34. "Efeitos da Participaçăo nos Lucros das Partes Beneficiárias no Cômputo do Lucro Inflacionário Realizado", Resenha da ABDF, n° 9.
Board of Editors of the M&A Lawyer: A New Journal for the 21st Century Adviser. Member: Brazilian Bar Association (Rio de Janeiro and Săo Paulo Branches). Instituto dos Advogados Brasileiros.
American Chamber of Commerce.
Member: Brazilian Bar Association (Rio de Janeiro and Săo Paulo Branches). Instituto dos Advogados Brasileiros. American Chamber of Commerce.