Overview

Priscilla is a counsel in the São Paulo office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados' Banking & Finance practice. She concentrates her practice on Brazilian banking and capital markets law. She also has also particular experience in asset management, especially regulatory aspects related to Brazilian investment funds. Recent experience has concentrated on banking, particularly on advising foreign financial institutions that intend to establish subsidiaries in Brazil or acquire regulated entities in Brazil.

Priscilla previously was an associate with Lefosse Advogados in cooperation with Linklaters LLP. She was also an associate with Linklaters LLP London (2010). In 2006 she was an associate with Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados. From 2003 to 2005, she was a trainee with Levy & Salomão Advogados, becoming an associate in 2006.

Spoken Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English

Experience

  • Represented an investment and advisory company and other investors in the incorporation of a non-standardized credit right investment fund, denominated Rio Tibagi – Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não-Padronizados, and in the raising of funds for the acquisition of a portfolio of distressed receivables of approximately US$540 million.
  • Advised a very well-known UK financial group on the establishment of an investment bank in Brazil. The assistance related to several banking regulatory, corporate and tax aspects, including, among other things, assistance (i) with the procedures with the Central Bank of Brazil for the incorporation of the investment bank; and (ii) in the incorporation of an entity that was used for hiring personnel and acquiring the relevant assets for the investment bank in Brazil.
  • Advised a leading Portuguese bank on the acquisition of a Brazilian brokerage company (owner of one of the biggest home brokers in Brazil).
  • Advised a consortium headed by a very well-known UK financial group (and comprised by tow of the biggest financial groups in Netherlands and Spain) on the acquisition of a financial institution in Netherlands. This transaction is considered to be the biggest acquisition in the banking sector (approximately €72 billion).
  • Advised one of the biggest European asset management companies on the establishment of an asset management company in Brazil.
  • Advised a financial institution based in Netherlands on the establishment of a representative office and an asset management company in Brazil.
  • Advised the most important financial institution in Norway on the establishment of a representative office in Brazil, the first office outside Norway. The assistance included all regulatory aspects of the transaction and helped the firm to develop a significant relationship with the Central Bank of Brazil.
  • Advised an important multilateral entity and two of the most important financial institutions in Brazil on the first issuance of notes in the local market by a multilateral organization, in the total amount of R$ 200million. This issuance received the Latin America Domestic Currency Bond of the Year award from the International Finance Review.
  • Advised a consortium of investors made up of affiliates of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), the China Investment Corporation (CIC), and other investment institutions, in relation to the acquisition of an approximate 18.65 percent stake in one of Brazil's leading independent investment banks.
  • Advised the German financial supervisory authority on the analysis of the effects in Brazil of certain newly introduced regulatory measures, which may be enforced in case of financial difficulties of banks and financial services providers.
  • Advised a Brazilian bank on the reformulation of its by-laws. The assistance involved the following activities, among others: (i) drafting the by-laws of the bank; (ii) drafting the relevant documents to be filed with the Central Bank of Brazil; (iii) starting and monitoring the process with the Central Bank of Brazil; and (iv) attending meetings with the client and with the Central Bank of Brazil.

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Education

Universidade de São Paulo , Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)

Admissions

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  • Brazil