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Monica Bity has been practicing law since 1987. Over the course of her professional career, she has acquired extensive knowledge in Corporate and Tax law, as well as in the structuring of complex transactions, estate and succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments in Brazil, and Brazilian investments abroad.
Monica Bity is highly recognized and esteemed for her work with high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients, having advised large family and business groups for many years. She acts as a legal consultant for Brazilian and foreign clients in the structuring of merger and acquisition projects, corporate restructuring, financing through structures in Brazil and abroad, and possesses broad knowledge of Brazilian exchange regulations and Financial and Capital markets rules and regulations.
Monica Bity holds a degree in Law from the Law School of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 1987. She is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro section. She has been named and ranked by Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) in 2022, 2021 and 2020 as a specialized lawyer in the practice of wealth and succession planning. She is a Full Member of STEP – Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – London, and a member (2nd term) of the Cross-Border Estates Special Interest Group of STEP – Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – London. She is also a member of the Brazilian Association of Financial Law – ABDF, and the International Fiscal Association – IFA.
Rafael Guetta has 13 years of legal experience and practice in the areas of Civil and Corporate law, with specialization in the structuring of financial institutions, mergers and acquisitions, and tax and succession planning. He advises on the formation and accreditation of funds and asset management entities, as well as on investment consultants and advisors, with extensive knowledge of the regulations of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) and the Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association (Anbima).
Rafael Guetta has extensive experience in M&A operations, corporate reorganizations, private equity, and joint ventures. He holds a degree in Law from the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets – IBMEC, and a specialization in Corporate Law and Capital Markets from FGV – 2018. He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro section.
João Filipe has been practicing law since 2013, with emphasis in Civil, Corporate, Tax, and Real Estate Law, with extensive knowledge and experience in mergers and acquisitions in different sectors of the economy, such as oil and gas, hospitality, real estate, technology, healthcare, financial services, retail, cosmetics, paper and pulp, and energy. He also has experience in designing and implementing corporate and tax structures to meet the demands of clients in estate, tax, and succession planning, both in Brazil and abroad.
João Filipe holds a degree in Law from Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais – IBMEC and has completed the ITC International Tax Executive Course, a program offered by Leiden University. He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro section.
José Victor has been practicing law since 2015, with a focus on Civil, Corporate, Financial and Capital Markets Law, as well as compliance and good practices. He assists clients in designing and implementing estate planning, corporate structures, and investment vehicles. He also has actively participated in corporate restructurings, assisting in the establishment and accreditation of Financial and Capital Markets participants, and conducting mergers and acquisitions in various sectors of the economy (such as transportation, technology, hospitality, real estate, healthcare, and energy).
José Victor holds a degree in Law from the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais – IBMEC. He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro section.