Warde Advogados is a law firm focused on complex corporate, securities and finance law issues. The firm was established in 1996 and after 2008, it began working predominantly with Corporate, Capital Markets, Banking, Finance and Anti-Corruption Laws and Leniency Programs. Its lawyers have been involved in important legal cases affecting the legal and economic development of the country and of its securities market institutions, publishing several books and articles that provide useful material to legal advisors, law professionals and authorities.
Warde Advogados’ skilled professionals combine an active legal practice with a continuous stream of academic work, developing projects with key governmental authorities. The firm ́s main practice areas are corporate and securities litigation and arbitration, finance and M&A. Its litigation and arbitration teams represent clients in various corporate disputes seeking, among other objectives:
- to render corporate acts null, void or ineffective;
- to enforce the compliance of legal corporate duties by shareholders, directors and officers or prevent their actions (e.g., exclusion, forced removal and liquidation of assets);
- indemnification to companies and shareholders;
- intervention in corporate management.
Warde Advogados represent clients in administrative proceedings before the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM), the boards of trade and the Department of National Commerce Registration.
The firm develops independent thesis and strategies to support clients’ claims and defenses involving key corporate and securities law issues under dispute. Its team works with disputes in the energy and banking areas and involving financial and commercial agreements.