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André Antunes Soares de Camargo

André Antunes Soares de Camargo

Practice Groups

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law and Foreign Investment , German Desk, Mining, Crisis Management, Education, Corporate Governance, ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5534


Professional experience

With 21 years of experience, André provides strategic assistance to clients in the corporate, contract, civil and corporate governance fields. He has great expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganization, business restructuring and issues relating to management liability, as well as cases involving audit and anti-corruption matters. André has a strong academic background and solid experience as a professor at several institutions of higher education in Brazil and abroad, especially in the subjects of corporate law, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and Corporate Ethics.


Recommended by the legal guides Latin Lawyer 250 and Análise Advocacia 500.


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish


  • Course for Board of Directors Members from IBGC (Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance), 2021.
  • Certificate in Sustainable Capitalism & ESG (online program) from Berkeley Law Executive Education, 2021.
  • Postdoctoral degree in Corporate Governance and Entrepreneurship Law from Universität St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2018.
  • Postgraduate degree in Constitutional Law from ESDC (Escola Superior de Direito Constitucional), São Paulo, 2014.
  • Doctoral degree in Commercial Law from USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 2012.
  • LL.M. in Corporate and Contract Law from University of California, Davis, USA, 2002.
  • Graduate of the Law School of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo, 1999.

Additional activities:

  • Chair of IBRADEMP (Brazilian Institute of Business Law). 
  • Member of the Corporate Law and Legal Education committees of CESA (Association of Brazilian Law Firms).
  • Co-coordinator of the IBRADEMP Corporate Law and Capital Markets Commission. 
  • Professor in the LL.M., LL.C., MBA, PACC, and executive education programs at Insper, as well as in the undergraduate Business Administration program.
  • Visiting professor at several institutions of higher education in Brazil.
  • Assessor of Revista Direito GV magazine. São Paulo: FGV Direito SP.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Revista de Direito Societário e Valores Mobiliários (RDSVM), a magazine published by Almedina Brasil.
  • Member of the Annual Congress Committee of IBGC (Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance) and of several thematic discussion groups on "corporate governance".
  • Member of the Corporate Law, White-Collar Crimes, and Research and Postgraduate committees of OAB-SP, 2014-2018.
  • Assistant Dean for the LL.M., LL.C., and executive education programs in law at Insper, 2002-2018.
  • Visiting professor at Universität St. Gallen, Switzerland, in 2006, 2008, 2011, 2016, and 2018. 
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Revista de Direito Recuperacional e Empresa, a magazine published by Thomson Reuters.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Revista de Direito Empresarial (REDE), a magazine published by Revista dos Tribunais, 2013-2016. 


  • “Brazil” chapter (co-author). In Environmental, Social & Governance Law 2022. London: ICLG (International Comparative Legal Guides), 2021.
  • Regulação Internacional da Governança Corporativa e do Compliance. São Paulo: Revista dos Tribunais (Thomson Reuters), 2021.
  • Governança em Privatizações (coordinator). São Paulo: IBGC, 2020.
  • Transações entre Partes Relacionadas: Um Desafio Regulatório Completo e Multidisciplinar. 4th ed. São Paulo: Almedina Brasil, 2019.
  • Aspectos Jurídicos do Ambiente Empresarial Brasileiro. São Paulo: Almedina Brasil, 2018.
  • Several articles and chapters in Brazilian and international publications.

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