João Pedro Barroso do Nascimento



Practice in Business Law, especially in Corporate Law, Capital Markets, M&A, corporate disputes, shareholders’ activism and structured transactions in general. Handled several national and international deals in different areas of expertise and industry sectors. Provides full legal assistance to both closely and publicly-held companies. Defense attorney in administrative proceedings before the Central Bank of Brazil (Bacen) and the Brazilian Securities Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários – CVM).


Doctorate program in progress in Commercial Law at the São Paulo Faculty of Law – USP (Largo São Francisco). Masters degree in Commercial Law by the São Paulo Faculty of Law– USP (2010). Postgraduate in Business Law with a concentration in Corporate Law and Capital Market by Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV Direito Rio (2005). Bachelor in Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro – PUC-Rio (2003).

Additional Activities

Professor at the graduation and postgraduation programs at FGV Direito Rio, and of the postgraduation program at the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC) and of the Fórum Course. Director of the Brazilian Institute of Business Law (IBRADEMP). Author of the book “Medidas Defensivas à Tomada de Controle de Companhias” (Defensive Measures against Corporate Takeover) and several academic articles in collective works and law reviews.