Defense and Aerospace

TozziniFreire’s Aerospace and Defense group is comprised by a highly specialized multidisciplinary team with unique and proven experience, prepared to advise domestic and foreign companies in all stages of a project in these sectors. Our Aerospace and Defense Group conducts its activities through a cutting-edge technological infrastructure and protocols to ensure the confidentiality of sensitive information.

Among the main services provided are:

• regulatory framework analysis.

• Preparatory procedure for procurement (international cooperation agreement, RFI / RFC, direct contracting, etc.) and preparation of proposals.

• Contract negotiation and management of contract performance with the armed forces, including milestone rescheduling and rebalance of the economic-financial equation.

• Negotiation and management of private and subcontracting contracts.

• Advising on the legal structuring of the Offset Agreements.

• Advising on technology transfer issues and intellectual property.

• Legal structuring of import logistics and export of goods and inputs.

• Monitoring conditions precedent for contract signing or effectiveness.

• Advising on laws related to access to public information and industry standards confidentiality practices.

• Advising on defense strategies and monitoring investigative proceedings by controlling entities (Public Prosecution Office, General Comptroller's Office and Courts of Audits).

• Assistance to companies for qualifying as strategic defense companies (known as EEDs).

• Assistance for qualifying products as "strategic defense products" (known as PEDs).

• Assistance in qualifying for special tax regimes.

• Decommissioning and closure of the implementation of governmental and private contracts.

• Legal advice on general finance, including transactions with government agencies and development, export and multilateral institutions.

• Legal advice on M&A.

• Advising on issues of Compliance and Anti-Corruption Law.

• Legal assistance with the Ministry of Defense, the Department of Civil Aviation - SAC, the National Civil Aviation Agency - ANAC, the Brazilian Aeronautical Registry - RAB and the Brazilian Airport Infrastructure Company S.A. - INFRAERO.

• Structuring and negotiating contracts involving aircraft, engines and equipment.

• Legal advice on capital market transactions.


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