Trade Finance

SNA advises domestic and foreign financial institutions, funds, commodity trading’s, insurers, and borrowers in all matters related to import and export financing, including: Structuring, negotiation, drafting and review of commodity-based financing documents, including export prepayment agreements and pre-export facility agreements; Structuring, negotiation, drafting and review of collateral packages securing import and export financing obligations; Legal […]

Tax, Customs & International Trade Law

SNA provides consultancy to individuals and companies, domestic and foreign, in relation to: The interpretation and application of Brazilian tax regulations at the federal, state and municipal levels, including the preparation and conduct in case of tax and social security lawsuits. Assistance on transactions in the financial and capital markets, as well as planning and […]

Real Estate

SNA is used to provide its clients with the most specialized legal services regarding Real Estate matters, as a consequence of 20 years of structuring and dealing with financial, agribusiness and M&A transactions involving real estate collaterals. SNA provides a diversity of related services, including: Incorporation of consortium, structuring real estate development and drafting of […]

Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity

Our Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity area has a team specialized in national and transnational transactions involving the various sectors of the economy. Among the included services, we highlight the following: Structuring of transactions through a multidisciplinary approach, including analysis of tax, regulatory, environmental and contractual aspects involved, aiming at better economic efficiency; Legal […]

Dispute Resolution – Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

SNA provides legal services in litigation, arbitration and mediation and in other alternative methods of dispute resolution proceedings, as well as litigation proceedings of civil and commercial nature especially regarding: Conflict prevention and negotiation of settlements; Representation of clients in civil and commercial lawsuits at all levels of the Brazilian Judiciary System, especially related to […]

Labor Law

Our Labor and Employment team represents multinational and domestic companies in several economic sectors on strategic labor matters. We act on a broad range of non-contentious and contentious matters. Our assistance includes both complex labor matters and routine queries related to human resources practices or general labor law aiming to assist the day-to-day operations of […]

Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring

SNA advises corporate debtors and creditors, including banks and other financial investors, steering committees, and buyers and sellers of distressed assets, in all legal matters regarding corporate turnarounds and restructurings, in-court and out-of-court reorganizations, and bankruptcy, including: Assessment of the credit status of a company and due diligence reviews covering evaluation of all credit agreements […]

Infrastructure and Public Law

SNA provides legal assistance to domestic and international investors to participate in public bids for the rendering of public services through concessions, permits or authorizations. SNA has experience in financing infrastructure projects, structuring guarantees, as well as negotiation and drafting of various related documents; and provides legal support in all regulatory, contractual, corporate, tax, financial […]

Environmental Law

SNA provides legal assistance to both Brazilian and international clients on procedures for environmental licensing and resolution of pending issues with public environmental authorities; conduction of environmental due diligence with a view of the assessment of environmental liabilities and risks in company operations and on financial and property transactions, management of contaminated areas, negotiating agreements […]

Corporate Law and Foreign Investments in Brasil

SNA provides legal services to local and foreign companies on various issues of corporate law, notably: Incorporations of limited liability companies, corporations, foundations, cooperatives, associations, trusts, partnerships and joint ventures; Planning and implementation of corporate structures based on the best applicable corporate governance and models of economic efficiency; Negotiation and drafting of bylaws and articles […]