Fernando focuses on international trade, customs and government relations area. He successfully represented and advised companies in anti-dumping, anti-subsidies, anti-circumvention and safeguard procedures, including landmark trade remedies cases such as Steel in Brazil, United States and European Union; Denim in Argentina; Footwear; Tires; French Fries and Wines. He is constantly involved in matters related to market access through preferential trade agreement and import tax reduction. Fernando received an LLB degree in 2003 and an LLM in tax law in 2005, both from Mackenzie Law School. Fernando participated in the Programme for Young Lawyers at the Brazilian Mission to the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2008, as well as in the Trade Policy Training Programme at the Brazilian Embassy and in the Academy Programme of WTO Law and Policy from Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law, both in Washington, DC, United States, in 2011. Fernando participated in the Mastering Trade Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, in August 2017. He is a member of the board of Government Relations Institute (IrelGov). He is currently a member of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo – FIESP, Brazilian Institute of Studies of Competition, Consumption and International Trade – IBRAC and Brazilian International Trade Scholars – ABCI Institute. Fernando is recommended by Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and The Legal 500 in the trade and customs area.