With a multidisciplinary approach and a specialized team, our main focus is the structuring, planning and negotiation of financial and corporate transactions, credit recovery, restructuring and practice in insolvency proceedings (Judicial and Extrajudicial Reorganization, Bankruptcy and Liquidation).
We are an independent Brazilian firm acting in cooperation with some of the most important law firms around the world.
We have a solid network of partners, contacts and technological solutions allowing us to operate throughout Brazil.
We have gained market recognition by delivering solutions and representing some of the most active and dynamic financial institutions, investment funds and domestic and international companies and business groups.
Regardless of the sector, we are prepared to find the best solutions for complex and challenging legal issues.
We provide advice for local and multinational companies, as well as to entrepreneurs and investors in connection with all challenges for the development of their businesses in Brazil, with special focus on planning, financing, restructuring and reorganization, as well as on mergers and acquisitions (M&A). We also assist our clients in innovation projects since the idealization stage, by delivering customized solutions for each evolution stage of startups and scale-ups.
We believe in a multidisciplinary approach (operational, financial, corporate and tax), as a form of developing solutions that safely increase the efficiency and create competitive advantages to our clients, taking into consideration their peculiarities and interests.
With extensive experience and participation in material transactions, we advise sellers, buyers and investors – domestic or foreign – with special focus on the pre-operational work leading to a better structuring of the transactions under our care.
Our team is experienced and highly specialized in drafting, reviewing and negotiating operational and commercial contracts of any complexity.
We are the choice of clients who seek innovative financial structures for the Brazilian market, whether with local or international banking products. We also assist in the procedures for internal approval and implementation of local banking products and structures.
We provide our clients with solid and reliable tax solutions, having the success of their projects as our main drive. From transactions involving mergers and acquisitions and liquidity events to tax litigation, restructuring of corporate groups, succession planning or even day-to-day operational activities, some of our specialties can be highlighted:
With great recognition in the practice area, we represent domestic and international companies and banks in disputes of great strategic importance for our clients.
RZ Advogados is one of the most renowned law firms in Brazil when it comes to corporate and agribusiness credit recovery and the representation of creditors in restructuring and insolvency proceedings.
RZ Advogados (“RZ”) is a constant and valuable partner for its clients. Focusing on attaining the best results, RZ provides strategic, efficient, and personalized legal services for the businesses and demands of its clients, always aligning high-level specialization to a dynamic and multi-disciplinary approach.
Having innovation as one of its pillars, RZ routinely adopts the most advanced technology solutions available in the legal field and in the general market. RZ invests in the development of innovative tools for the constant improvement of its team, connecting the firm with the best big data suppliers (background checks, due diligences, asset recovery and fraud detection), for improved risk mitigation, predictive analysis, and maintenance of the highest information governance standards.
Personal Data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, including, but not limited to, name, gender, date of birth, marital status, RG, CPF, profession, physical and electronic addresses, telephone number, face picture.
Processing means any operation involving Personal Data, such as collection, access, processing, filing, storage, elimination, information evaluation or control, modification, communication, transfer or extraction.
In the daily running of RZ’s business, we are provided with Personal Data from candidates who join the team, stakeholders, service providers and suppliers, clients, and partners.
These Personal Data are supplied by those involved or obtained by RZ upon consent and for the following purposes: (i) form a candidates database for trainee positions and service provision; (ii) register employees, workers and partners for compliance with legal obligations and permission to access the premises and physical or digital equipment of RZ; (iii) register clients, partners, suppliers and service providers for execution of agreements in the interest of both parties; (iv) supply information to parties interested in engaging our services; (v) maintain communications, forward news, information, updates or invitations; (vi) protect systems and networks, prevent and solve technical and security problems affecting identification processes and authentication of registrations and access permits; and (vii) investigate and fight illicit acts and frauds.
RZ also accesses Personal Data of parties involved in corporate, contracts or banking transactions to achieve the goals of the service engaged in. This data is generally transmitted to RZ by the clients, partners or legitimate interested third parties which, in turn, have obtained the data legally in the performance of their duties and rights.
Within the scope of the legal services provided, RZ uses the Personal Data to enable the transaction engaged in; obtain additional information from public or publicly accessible sources and improve and base strategies; send mail, notices, invitations, establish telephone or electronic contacts, all for greater efficiency.
RZ does not trade Personal Data. However, to comply with its corporate, contractual, or legal obligations; achieve its corporate purposes of developing legal services; act in its legitimate interest; conduct audits, confirm, or correct data, RZ may share Personal Data with partners, suppliers, clients, for specific projects or with public agencies to comply with regulations or court orders.
Sharing will be preceded by (i) the third party’s express commitment to confidentiality and respect for privacy of the data shared, previously obtained or (ii) order from a court or administrative authority.
All Personal Data, regardless of their purpose, are treated with respect and responsibility and are accessed only by the collaborators needing to treat such data for the specific purposes for which they were collected.
Employees and service providers acting in the name of RZ undertake an express commitment to confidentiality and compliance with applicable data protection laws.
RZ employs all efforts and technical and organization measures reasonable and necessary to ensure an adequate security level and to protect the data managed by it, particularly against destruction, manipulation, loss, alteration disclosure or unauthorized access risks.
To request copies, correction, alteration, update or exclusion of Personal Data, revocation of consent or clarification of doubts, RZ provides to legitimate interested parties the e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org/website. Replies will be provided within the shortest term possible and within a maximum of thirty (30) days counted from receipt of the reasonable request forwarded by a legitimate interested party, except if a shorter term is set forth in law or regulations.
Amendments will be published on this page and/or presented prior to engagements.