Rodrigo Ferreira Figueiredo advises domestic and foreign businesses in connection with a wide variety of domestic and cross-border corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations. He regularly advises publicly held corporations on Brazilian corporate law issues. Mr Figueiredo is an officer of the M&A Committee of the IBA, and is a regular speaker at law seminars and conferences. Mr Figueiredo holds a bachelor of laws degree from the Universidade de São Paulo, a master of laws (LLM) degree from the University of Chicago and a master of laws degree in business law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo.