Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Juris Doctor, 1973). Spoken languages: Portuguese, English and French.
Working as a partner of ESCRITORIO de ADVOCACIA GOUVEA VIEIRA. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Rio de Janeiro, RJ.
"Comentarios ao Codigo de Processo Civil: Homologagao de Sentenga Estrangeira,” (Commentary on the Federal Code of Civil Procedure: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements). Professor of Law, Civil Procedure Universidade Gama Filho, 1975- 1980. Associate General Counsel, 1978-1979 and General Counsel, 1980-1981, Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission.
Member, Stock Market Regulation Commission appointed by the Securities and Exchange Commission, since 1987. General Counsel, 1986-1987 and Director, since 1986, of the American Chamber of Commerce. Chairman of the Legislation Committee and Director of the Brazilian Association of Publicly-held Companies (ABRASCA), since 1986.
Brazilian Bar Association. Instituto dos Advogados Brasileiros. Associagao Brasileira de Direito Financeiro (affiliated with the International Fiscal Association).