Our firm has acquired an extensive experience in advising Brazilian and foreign clients on corporate matters. We are able to advise corporations and their officers, directors, and controlling shareholders with respect to the formation, governance and day-to-day legal problems of such entities.
SAEKI ADVOGADOS has been responsible for the formation of hundreds of local organizations. We also provide assistance to our clients while they deal with daily corporate activities, such as: the preparation of ordinary corporate documents, including amendments to the articles of organization and bylaws, shareholders’ meetings, board and executive meetings, annual approvals of financial statements and profits distribution. In addition, our corporate practice is usually involved in the proper conduct of the board, its directors and its committees; executive compensation; shareholder agreements relating to board representation and voting rights; compliance with federal and state regulations affecting the client’s particular industry; the corporation’s sales of securities; relations with the corporation’s accountants, commercial bank lenders and investment bankers; the structuring of the corporation’s joint ventures; communications with the corporation’s stockholders, creditors, and customers; and in the preparation of any required periodic disclosure filings with the security exchange commission and proxy statements sent to stockholders.
The professionals of our corporate practice are familiar with all the issues the represented company or corporation is likely to face, and will engage professionals from other practice areas to assist in matters requiring special expertise, such as securities offerings, tax issues, and litigation.
In addition, our firm is highly specialized in offering consulting services for the non-profit sector, including institutes, foundations, associations, and OSCIPs (Organizations of Civil Society for Public Interests).
SAEKI ADVOGADOS also structures investment plans of foreign capital corporations in the Brazilian market, offering a better understanding of the specificities of the Country. Our teams are able to perform the registration of foreign investments with the Brazilian Central Bank and give assistance with the remittance of profits, repatriation of capital, and other periodic entity registrations.