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Kenneth Antunes Ferreira

Kenneth Antunes Ferreira

Practice Groups

Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Project Finance

Contact

Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5559

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Professional experience

Kenneth has more than 15 years of experience in capital markets and banking, having worked for major financial institutions and law firms, both in Brazil and abroad. He deals with structuring and negotiating documents related to financial operations and capital markets, notably structured finance transactions. He also has vast experience in financial institutions, with regulation and supervision from the Brazilian Central Bank.

Recognition:

Recommended in the international legal guides Latin Lawyer 250, The Legal 500 and IFLR 1000.

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Education:

  • Master in Commercial Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) in 2008.
  • Executive MBA in Corporate Finance from the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais de São Paulo (Ibemec-SP) in 2004.
  • Advanced Business Law and International Business Law from Mt San Antônio College, USA, in 1997.
  • Graduated from the Law School of Universidade Paulista in 2000.

Additional activities:

  • Member of the legal committee of the Brazilian Association of International Banks (Associação Brasileira de Bancos Internacionais - ABBI).

Publications:

  • "Lei de Falências e os desafios para novas captações de recursos” [Bankruptcy Law and the challenges to new fundraising], published on the website Portal Jota, June 2016.
  • "Os contratos derivativos e a crise econômica mundial" [Derivative contracts and the worldwide economic crisis], published on the website Migalhas, December 2008.
  • "Contrato derivativo não padronizado: impropriedade de sua classificação como valor mobiliário" [Non-standardized derivatives contract: the impropriety of its classification as securities]. Dessertation presented for the Masters in Commercial Law at PUC-SP, 2008.
  • "New Rules for Brazilian Investment Funds and Fund Managers", Latin American Law & Business Report, 2004.

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