Artur Badra has extensive experience coordinating the corporate legal strategy for global clients doing business in Latin America.
He focuses predominantly in the areas of M&A for domestic and multinational companies, cross-border transactions, restructuring of corporate groups, joint ventures, and other forms of business cooperation in Latin America. Artur also handles the local coordination of global antitrust matters and internal corporate investigations of fraud and violations of anticorruption and antitrust laws. Artur has been a key contributor in the São Paulo Office since its inception in 2011.
Most recently, Artur has advised GE in the divestiture of its water and industrial solution businesses, as well as Cardinal Health in the acquisition of Cordis and Fortis in Brazil. Other key clients for which Artur has advised on substantial corporate legal matters include: Banco Santander, Schibsted, TRX, Chevron, CVC Capital, and Riverside.
Major Liberalization of Brazilian Law: Use of Agricultural Land as Security Interest for Financial, Other Transactions
- May 15, 2018
The new European regulation on data protection (GDPR) for Brazilian businesses
- November 20, 2015
Investing in Latin America: Recent Legal and Tax Developments
- Instituto de Empresa, Madrid (LL.M. in International Legal Practice 2007); Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo (LL.M. in Corporate Law 2006); Pontifícia Universidade Católica, São Paulo (Diploma in International Contracts 2004); Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas, São Paulo (LL.B. 2003)
- São Paulo, Brazil and Madrid, Spain
- Recognized in The Legal 500 Latin America: International Firms (2019): Next Generation Lawyers, Tier 1 — "a very well-rounded lawyer," "extremely personable, responsive and undertakes significant work under pressure while maintaining constant good spirits"
- English, Spanish, and Portuguese