Business and Corporate Law

MAZZUCCO & MELLO ADVOGADOS provides the legal orientation needed for the managements and expansion of business. We offer assistance to evaluate legal risks related to corporate transactions, evaluating proper structures for different types of business and deals. The experience of our professionals in corporate and commercial transactions results in service levels that meet the highest business standards.

Activities in this area at service include:

  • Drafting of national and international agreements to document corporate adjustments, regardless of the complexity of the operation;
  • Legal Consultancy and Counseling
  • Corporate acts
  • Evaluation of risks
  • Routine counseling
  • Compliance with sectorial standards
  • Corporate governance
  • Private Equity
  • Shareholders' Agreements
  • Corporate restructurings
  • Investment Funds
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Corporate and Investments 
  • Advising national and international clients on setting up investment vehicles such as holding companies, operational companies, and investment funds.
  • Advising Chinese internet company on all steps for setting up Brazilian subsidiary to provide internet services and pc and mobile apps, including choosing the type of investment vehicle, defining corporate governance rules, defining shareholders' domicile, funding alternatives, immigration of foreign executives and technicians and registration of investment with Brazilian Central Bank.
  • Advising Chinese fintech for setting up an investment vehicle and investment fund.
  • Advising Chinese company operating streaming platform for setting up a Brazilian company and the initial investment.
  • Advising Asian media company in the segment of media in setting up a Brazilian subsidiary.
  • Advising Chinese manufacturer of medical equipment in setting up a Brazilian subsidiary.
  • Advising Asian agricultural company in setting up its Brazilian investment vehicle.
  • Advising Chinese group operating services for airline companies on matters of corporate governance.
  • Advising Germany financial institution operating lease portfolios in setting up its Brazilian subsidiary on matters of corporate nature, including corporate governance and issues with the Central Bank.
  • Advising Germany international factoring in setting up Brazilian subsidiary to provide financing to Brazilian exporters.
  • Advising US logistics, warehousing, and transportation company in setting up its local subsidiary and on matters of corporate governance.
  • Advising US hardware manufacturing on setting up Brazilian subsidiary and on matters of corporate governance.
Contracts
  • Advisory to financial institution regarding financial products and drafting of contracts such as services agreements, finance and loans and related guarantees.
  • Advisory to manufacturer of products for civil construction on matters of services agreements and distribution of products.
  • Advisory to manufacturer of nutritional products on services agreements and, as well as on agency and distribution matters.
  • Advisory to logistics and distribution consulting company on the negotiation and operation of a contract for the outsourcing of the logistics management and distribution of a major Brazilian automotive company.
  • Advisory to logistics, transportation, and warehousing company on the acquisition of distribution assets of a major food and grocery company of a national dimension as well as on the negotiation of the outsourcing services agreement.
  • Represented logistics, transportation and warehousing company on court dispute arising out of the provision of services, regarding service levels.
  • Advisory to hardware manufacturers in contracts for the sale and technical assistance and in the definition of guarantee terms and conditions.
  • Advisory to software companies in the definition of distribution strategy in Brazil and in the drafting and negotiation of contracts with sale channels and licensing.
  • Advisory for Chinese internet company in the definition of terms of use and confidentiality policy of website and apps.
  • Advisory to outsourcing manufacturer in the negotiation of OEM agreements.
  • Advisory to clients on issues relating to agency agreements.
  • Advisory to clients on sales to entities of the public administration including the participation in public bids, submission of guarantees and contract advice.
  • Advisory to clients on negotiation of built to suit agreements.
  • Advisory to internet companies on the right of use of images and copyright.
  • Advisory to Brazilian franchisee of international franchise of food business and negotiations with franchisor on the terms and conditions of the agreement.
  • Advisory to food company in the negotiation of distribution contract for food services.
  • Advisory to clients on agreements for the outsourcing of labor.
  • Advisory to clients on the outsourcing of IT, including cloud computing and ERP.
  • Advisory to auto parts manufacturer in contracts for the outsourcing of line of production.
Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT) and Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Organizing companies strategy to claim against the copyrights organization intent to claim copyrights from broadcasts company, discussions about values, payment proceedings.
  • Drafting, revising copyrights license agreements for broadcastings shows in Pay-tv.
  • Represented Chinese Internet company in the acquisition of a group sales on-line to off-line (O2O) company in Brazil.
  • Advised Chinese internet company on setting-up operations in Brazil including corporate aspects of operation as well as on all pc and mobile apps contractual terms (T&Cs and Confidentiality Agreements) as well as on various aspects of Brazilian internet and data protection law.
  • Represented European telecom company in obtaining national licenses to operate mobile telecom services nationwide in Brazil.
  • Represented US telecommunications company in purchasing Brazilian provider of corporate telecom services.
  • Advised Brazilian subsidiary of US telecom services operator on debt renegotiation with banks and vendors and on transfer of control to another telecom operator.
  • Advised software and hardware manufacturers on defining licensing and distribution strategy in Brazil and on contractual terms and conditions.
  • Advised Brazilian subsidiary of US hardware manufacturer on sale to Brazilian customers, including private and government–owned entities.
  • Advised Brazilian subsidiary of Chinese equipment manufacturer on sales to Brazilian telecom carriers.
  • Advised international bondholders on judicial restructuring of Brazilian mobile phone operator.
  • Advised clients on IT outsourcing agreements, including cloud computing and ERP.
  • Advised outsourcing industry on commercial matters.
  • Advised Brazilian subsidiary of US advertising agency on the acquisition of a Brazilian in-house advertising agency.
  • Advised UK advertising agency in setting-up joint venture with Brazilian advertising agency.
  • Advised French advertising agency in setting-up new Brazilian advertising agency in association with Brazilian partners.
  • Advised Brazilian paid-television group in receiving investment of a private equity fund.
  • Advised US tv satellite uplink equipment manufacturer on sales to Brazilian television companies.
  • Consumer portfolio management of claims with contingency level of BRL 400 million per year. Major contribution for passive portfolio reduction over than BRL 1 billion in the last years for manufacturer of mobile telephone handsets.
  • Represented Chinese Internet company in civil inquiry regarding data protection, advising the company to adequate its privacy policy to the new GDPR/LGDP.
  • Advised a Start Up of the digital marketing segment, promoting challenges among sports fans, based on the results of the combined games, as well as publishing Sport News on social media.
  • Advised a Start Up Sport Tech platform that interprets, formats and analyzes sports content, using artificial intelligence and machine learning; and
  • Acted as in-house counsel for US paid television company.
  • Represented pay-tv operators before the Brazilian Administrative Council of Economic Defense (CADE) to obtain transmission rights of open television channels in Brazil.
  • Represented U.S. television company in lawsuit to preserve its intellectual property rights.