Domicio dos Santos Neto

Domicio dos Santos Neto


  • Universidade de São Paulo – USP, Master’s Degree in Commercial Law
  • Hague Academy of International Law, Specialization in International Law
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP, Specialization in Tax Law
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP, Bachelor of Laws

Career, Professional Activities and Associations

Member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Brazilian French Chamber of Commerce, Subcommittee on the Brazilian Agribusiness Instruments of ANBIMA, Member of the Brazilian Association of Agribusiness Law (ABD-Agro), Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. He has worked for about 18years in structured commodity finance and has vast experience in assisting investors to implement their collateral packages in Brazil and in structuring deals in general. He participated in workshops with representatives of the Ministry of Agricultural for the creation of the “the new Brazilian agribusiness credit instruments” (CDA/WA, CDCA, CRA and LCA). He also specializes in restructurings and in the strategic coordination of actions involving a pool of creditors. He was a professor of Commercial Law at Universidade Cidade de São Paulo and Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado and has been a speaker at many Brazilian and international conferences and author of several published articles on trade finance and corporate law. He worked from 1994 to 1996 at Banco Sogeral S.A. (former denomination of Société GénéraleBrasil S.A.) and was responsible for developing the legal department, when had the opportunity to participate in the first pre-export financing transaction for a Brazilian sugar mill. In 1996 he joined the firm Domicio dos Santos Júnior e Associados, and in 2000 became the leading partner, changing the denomination of the firm to Santos Neto Advogados. Honored by the Commission on International Trade and International Relations of the Brazilian Legal Bar Association, 2005 and 2006.

Practice area

  • Banking and Finance
  • Trade Finance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Foreign Investments in Brazil
  • Corporate and Contracts


  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French

Ranked in

  • Chambers: Banking & Finance
  • Análise Advocacia: International Trade, Banking and Alcohol & Sugar
  • Who’s Who: Agribusiness

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