Partner Luiz Dutra speaks about infrastructure law in China

Partner Luiz Filipe Couto Dutra was invited by Beijing Zhongchang Engineering Consultants Co. Ltd. to speak to its Board members about the Brazilian infrastructure legal system at the company’s headquarter in Beijing, China.

 Mr. Dutra spoke about public tenders and the legal framework for building and operating ports in Brazil.

Alongside with Mr. Dutra was a delegation of the municipality of São Sebastião, in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, please access Beijing Zhongchang EC’s website (click here).

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Partner Luiz Filipe Dutra will speak about Doing Business in Brazil during event in Beijing, China

Partner Luiz Filipe Dutra will speak to investors about how to do business in Brazil and exploit the country’s full potential next May 31st, at the China International Fair for Trade in Services – CIFTIS 2018, which will be held from May 28 to June 1st, in Beijing, China.

Luiz Dutra was invited by the Brazilian Government to talk about the legal aspects related to foreign direct investments in the country in order to help investors to take full advantage of the window of opportunities due to the country’s economic recovery.

Partner Luiz Dutra invited to event by Chinese Government

After taking office as Legal Manager at the Young Enterpreneurs Association of Federal District, (AJE/DF), partner Luiz Filipe Dutra was sent to China in an official mission, invited by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, to participate in a commercial culture seminar.

The Brazilian delegation has officials from the Brazilian government, as well as executives of Chinese companies with operations in Brazil.

The event will be held in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hangzhou, from march 9 to 23, 2018.


Chambers & Partners released this week its Latin America Guide 2018 and highlighted Gico Hadmann & Dutra Advogados in the Corporate/Commercial Center West category. Partners Eric Hadmann Jasper and Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr. have been individually ranked in the category.

Partner Eric Hadmann Jasper has been individually ranked in the Competition/Antitrust category, nationwide, and moved up a category this year.

More information here and here.

Ivo Gico Lectures about Compliance Program in Austria

Students in the 2015-2017 Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) programme finished the in-class part of their current module on Anti-Corruption, Compliance and the Private Sector last week.

Over two weeks at IACA’s Laxenburg campus, the class discussed the challenges of doing business in corrupt environments, the informal economy, effective compliance programmes, corporate social responsibility, internal investigations, and collective action. The schedule included a study visit to the Vienna International Centre for the eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC). Read more

Partner Luiz Dutra interviewed about foreign capital participation in brazilian companies

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Partner Luiz Dutra was interviewed about the uncertainties related to the possibility of foreign capital participation in brazilian limited liability companies. Mr. Dutra spoke about the jurisprudence as well as the academic dissent in regards to the matter. He also analyzed the legislative efforts to redress the subject.