Areas of Pratice

Complex litigation

Corporate law

Distressed assets

Multi-segment receivables investment fund rights

National and international asset recovery

Transnational insolvency

Education

  • Master degree in Civil Procedural Law at Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
  • Specialist in Corporate Law by Pontífice Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP)
  • Bachelor degree in Law from Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English

Octaviano Duarte Filho

Founding Partner

octaviano@dfalaw.com.br

+55 11 2574.7509

Octaviano Duarte is one of the founding partners of DFA, with 18 years’ experience advising financial institutions and business groups in legal claims and commercial negotiations. He acts in highly complex cases in the areas of banking, civil, commercial, contractual, succession, tax, corporate and bankruptcy law, with a focus on banking frauds and (national and international) recovery of assets. In the area of transnational insolvency, he coordinates proceedings and projects intended to identify and recover assets diverted as a result of frauds in Brazil and abroad. In the commercial and contractual area, he participates in the definition of negotiation strategies, preparation of contractual instruments and pre-litigation legal advisory. He is a speaker and author of papers on civil procedural law and transnational frauds.

Areas of Pratice

Complex litigation e Corporate law e Distressed assets e Multi-segment receivables investment fund rights e National and international asset recovery e Transnational insolvency

Education

  • Master degree in Civil Procedural Law at Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
  • Specialist in Corporate Law by Pontífice Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP)
  • Bachelor degree in Law from Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English

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