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Antonio N. Piccirillo

Antonio N. Piccirillo is the head of the São Paulo office and a member of the Latin America Practice Group.

Antonio’s practice focuses principally on transactional and finance matters in Latin America. He has extensive experience in bank finance, securities law and corporate governance (including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance), capital markets, project finance, debt restructurings (including tender offers, consent solicitations and exchange offers), securitizations and mergers & acquisitions.

While serving on the Fordham International Law Journal, Antonio authored “The Metamorphosis: Expected Changes in The Brazilian Debt-for-Nature Swap Process and Policy Implications,” and co-authored “A Citation Manual for European Community Materials.” In 2008, he authored a chapter titled, “Bridging the Gap – Recent SEC Initiatives to Ease Burdens on Foreign Private Issuers,” in International Business Transactions with Brazil.

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Ten Questions Regarding Brazilian Labor and Employment law

1. What are the primary sources of labor and employment rights in Brazil? There are four major sources of labor and employment rights in Brazil: (i) the Federal Constitution; (ii) the Brazilian Labor Act (Consolidação das Leis do Trabalho, or “CLT”); (iii) collective bargaining agreements; and (iv) employment contracts (including companies’ common practices). 2. Under … Continue Reading

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