Lobo de Rizzo Advogados announced the arrival of Marcela Tavares de Vasconcelos, Mariana Assef, André Ramos Bedim and Hugo Tubone Yamashita to the firm
Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has four new partners. With the promotion of Mariana Cano Assef Donini (pictured top left) and André Bedim (pictured top right), of Financial and Capital Markets; Marcela Tavares de Vasconcelos (pictured bottom left) of Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions; and Hugo Tubone Yamashita (pictured bottom right), of Dispute Resolution; the firm now has 37 partners and associates.
Marcela Tavares de Vasconcelos has vast experience in mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations, besides acting in the most diverse corporate issues, involving advising clients in their day-to-day corporate affairs and structuring and negotiating commercial contracts. Her focus also includes specialized advice to Search Funds and fintechs. Marcela has a degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) and an LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law from the London School of Economics (LSE).
With experience in advising companies, financial institutions and investors in matters related to corporate governance and the financial and capital markets, Mariana Cano Assef Donini acts mainly in public offerings of equity and debt in Brazil and abroad. In addition, she also assists publicly-held companies in their day-to-day activities, mainly in relation to their periodic and occasional obligations, and in their interactions with investors and/or regulatory agencies. Additionally, she has worked for almost four years in advising tax planning for large companies, besides having conducted legal audits and risk assessment of materialized and non-materialized contingencies. She holds a law degree from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) and a specialist degree in Tax Law from Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário (IBDT).
André Ramos Bedim has extensive experience in transactions involving foreign capital in Brazil, project finance, and financial and capital markets, advising financial institutions, multilateral credit organizations, and companies involved in project finance and structured debt transactions. He holds a law degree from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, an LLM in Financial and Capital Markets from Insper, and took the courses in Financial Market and Banking Activity, Banking Transactions and Fintechs and Electronic Means of Payment at Fundação Getúlio Vargas.
With experience in conducting judicial and arbitral proceedings focused on Corporate Law issues, Hugo Tubone Yamashita holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Master of Laws and a PhD in Civil Law from the University of São Paulo (USP), with periods of independent research in institutions in the USA and Italy, and is a Visiting Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law. Author of articles and books “Entrepreneurial agreements: change of circumstances” and “Business Cooperation: Hybrid Contracts and Business Networks”.