Caio and Rodrigo PGLaw

PGLaw promotes two new partners

PGLaw is expanding its team of partners with the promotion of two associates: Caio Yoshikawa (pictured left) and Rodrigo Fialho Borges (pictured right). As a result, the firm now has a total of 5 partners, with a wide range of practice areas in business law.

With a practice that ranges from corporate, banking, and compliance law to innovation and data protection, Caio and Rodrigo have a degree in Law, both from the University of São Paulo (USP), and, respectively, a master’s and a doctorate in Commercial Law from the same institution.

Caio Yoshikawa has been part of PGLaw’s team since 2015 and works especially in the Corporate, Commercial Contracts and Banking areas of the firm. His expertise includes: complex mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; corporate reorganizations; negotiation and analysis of corporate contracts; structuring and negotiation of domestic and international loans and financing; capital markets transactions, capital markets litigation; banking and capital markets regulation; corporate governance; foreign investment; and administrative procedures before the CVM, the Central Bank and the Appeals Council of the National Financial System. He also practices in complex corporate litigation and bankruptcy and extrajudicial liquidation proceedings. He holds a Master’s degree in Commercial Law and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of São Paulo Law School, where he coordinates the Center for Asian Legal Studies.

Rodrigo Fialho Borges is a lawyer at PGLaw since 2015, where he has a multidisciplinary practice in several areas of private law. He is also a professor at the São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV Direito SP), where he teaches Business Law and cochairs the Study Group on Mergers and Acquisitions (GEM&A). His expertise includes, mainly, complex mergers and acquisitions; analysis, preparation and negotiation of several corporate contracts; estate planning; complex real estate transactions; structuring and negotiation of loans and financing; and human rights diagnoses for financial institutions. He also has extensive experience in providing specialized advice to startups and technology companies, as well as structuring integrated social responsibility and human rights practices for companies in various industries. Between 2018 and 2019, he was a visiting researcher at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and between 2014 and 2019 he coordinated the activities of the Journal of Mercantile, Industrial, Economic and Financial Law at USP Law School, an institution from which he holds a PhD in Commercial Law and a B.A..