Practice Areas

BCB has an outstanding performance in several branches of Public Law and Private Law. The firm advises and represents national and foreign clients from various sectors, such as telecommunication; broadcasting; transportation; oil and gas; energy; mining; construction; pharmaceutical; sanitary surveillance and insurance, both in the consulting area (preparation of legal documents, memoranda and legal opinions) and in strategic litigation and arbitration.

Binenbojm & Carvalho Britto Advocacia
  • Representation of clients before the STF as plaintiffs in concentrated control suits, amici curiae in cases with great significance and in extraordinary appeals, with emphasis on cases involving fundamental rights, such as freedom of speech and of the press, free initiative, free competition and constitutional economic law matters;
  • Review and preparation of legal documents, memoranda and legal opinions on the constitutionality and validity of constitutional amendments, laws, decrees, legislative bills and related amendments, resolutions and ordinances;
  • Preparation of Representations of Unconstitutionality before State Courts of Appeal.
  • Consulting and representation for clients from a wide range of regulated sectors, such as transportation, ports, telecommunications, health inspection, broadcasting, new technologies, industry, oil and gas, energy, supplementary health, and insurance;
  • Preparation of legal documents, memoranda and legal opinions;
  • Representation of clients before Public Administration bodies and entities in the three federative levels, in particular before Audit Courts and Regulatory Agencies;
  • Representation of clients in tax-related administrative proceedings;
  • Assistance and consulting in public tenders and contracts;
  • Negotiation and drafting of administrative contracts;
  • Assistance in disputes related to requests for reestablishment of economic and financial balance in contracts;
  • Assistance to public service concessionaries in liaising with regulatory entities and public administration entities;
  • Participation in the conception of regulatory standards, during public inquiries and public hearings;
  • Structuring, modeling and support for clients interested in participating in public-private partnerships;
  • Participation in the administrative and judicial phases of expropriation proceedings and proceedings involving creation of administrative easements;
  • Preparation of administrative defenses and appeals before public bodies and entities of all federative levels against the imposition of contractual or administrative sanctions;
  • Representation of clients before Federal and State Prosecutors Offices, in relation to civil inquiries and other proceedings;
  • Negotiation of Agreements for Adjustment of Conduct and infringement substitution agreements;
  • Representation in lawsuits related to administrative decisions unfavorable to regulated agencies.
  • Representation of clients from a wide range of sectors in strategic judicial and administrative proceedings involving civil, constitutional, tax, administrative, anti-trust, insurance, environmental, business, copyright and sports law;
  • Relevant involvement in cases involving concentrated control of constitutionality, public class actions, administrative improbity actions, injunctions, indemnity actions, annulment actions, actions for dissolution of companies, judicial reorganizations and expropriation actions;
  • Assistance to clients in risk mapping and evaluation of possible strategies for extrajudicial and/or judicial negotiations.
  • Representation of clients in national and international arbitration proceedings;
  • Work, by some partners, as dispute arbitrators and mediators.
  • Assistance in the preparation and implementation of integrity programs;
  • Drafting and revision of ethics and conduct codes;
  • Consulting in the revision of contracts and Compliance Policies;
  • Evaluation of corporate decisions and recommendation of corrective actions;
  • Development of risk management strategies and procedures;
  • External consulting for evaluation and recommendation of measures compatible with compliance policies under applicable legislation and under company internal documents;
  • Assistance in the development of strategies to prevent violation of company policies, illicit acts and frauds, in line with Brazilian anti-corruption legislation;
  • Workshops and training for clients’ internal teams on practices permitted and forbidden to agents in their dealings with the Government.
  • Preparation of legal documents, memoranda and legal opinions on regulatory aspects of the industry and on contract matters, legality and correct interpretation of rules edited by the National Private Insurance Council (Conselho Nacional de Seguros Privados – CNSP), by the Superintendence of Private Insurance (Superintendência de Seguros Privados – SUSEP) and by the National Supplementary Health Agency (Agência Nacional de Saúde Suplementar – ANS);
  • Representation of clients from various insurance and private pension (open and closed) branches and health plan operators in the administrative, judicial and arbitral spheres;
  • Participation in the conception of sectoral regulatory standards, assisting in the public inquiry and hearing phases.
  • Preparation of legal documents, memoranda and legal opinions;
  • Representation of clients in judicial proceedings and before the entities that comprise the Brazilian Anti-trust System;
  • Assistance on matters related to violations of economic order;
  • Representation to the entities that comprise the Brazilian Anti-trust System with the purpose of eliminating entrance barriers that prevent free competition;
  • Defense of clients accused of anti-competitive practices;
  • Assistance in the negotiation of leniency agreements;
  • Assistance in the negotiation of Cease and Desist Agreements before the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica – CADE).
  • Representation of clients in judicial proceedings and arbitrations;
  • Negotiation, drafting and interpretation of civil and commercial agreements, including contracts involving sports-related entities (clubs, federations and confederations);
  • Drafting of shareholders’ and quotaholders’ agreements;
  • Assistance in corporate reorganizations and acquisition and sale of equity interests;
  • Assistance in corporate governance matters;
  • Assistance in real estate transactions;
  • Assistance in judicial and extrajudicial settlements;
  • Assistance in agreements with sports-related entities and sponsors, partners and service providers;
  • Drafting and revision of bylaws and regulations of sports-related entities;
  • Review of the constitutionality and validity of legislative bills, decrees, parliamentary amendments, resolutions and ordinances that interfere in the organization and operation of sports-related entities.
  • Assistance focused on environmental compliance strategies;
  • Preparation of legal documents, memoranda and legal opinions;
  • Representation of clients in judicial and administrative proceedings and civil investigations;
  • Negotiation of Agreements for Adjustment of Conduct;
  • Participation in the conception of sectoral regulatory standards, assisting in the public inquiry and hearing phases.