Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho Knows Things About Brazilian Law You Have To Know

There’s a lot of laws that you have to navigate through in foreign countries like Brazil that are already tricky enough in personal civil cases such as suffering injuries due to negligence, or getting in a vehicle accident. But you can probably imagine these laws get even more difficult when you get into business and corporate law, and if you don’t know what the Brazilian system is like or how to survive in it, the chances are you could be facing serious penalties or court cases that you will lose. What’s important to know is that Brazil has some restrictions on just who can practice corporate law and represent clients, and one of those is that it’s usually limited to those who are citizens. But one man who has represented clients of all nationalities and business backgrounds and has handled internal corporate affairs is Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho.

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is a senior partner at Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados, one of the top-rated national law firms based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His practice area includes many years in debt and securities laws, investments, business restructuring, equities, mergers and acquisitions, tax law compliance, banking, fraud investigations, estate planning, labor and contracts and other administrative and financial issues. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is also an author for several law journals and and opinion pieces and was co-author of a book detailing records of court cases against Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, the man who led Brazil to independence from Portugal.

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho completed law school at Mackenzie Presbyterian University and got an MBA at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation. He began his career at a small law firm in Sao Paulo before teaming up with the other attorneys to form Leite, Tosto and Barros. He also served as a legal advisor to Grupo Rede and Grupo Alusa, and was also a legal counsel to 2006 presidential candidate Paulo Maluf. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is also on many boards and legal panels including the International Bar Association, and he’s named in Who’s Who and the Annuário Análise Advocacia 500. Click here