Velloza Advogados Associados
Cesar Amendolara is a partner of the corporate and M&A practice at Velloza Advogados Associados in São Paulo, Brazil. He also coordinates the firm’s China Desk.
Velloza Advogados is highly regarded for its keen sense of business knowledge and legal know-how related to the corporate lifecycle, including complex cross-border transactions. The firm’s client base includes financial institutions, vehicle manufacturers, chemical, pharmaceutical and oil industries, foodstuff retailers and wholesalers, insurance carriers, credit card operators, hotels, construction companies and corporations focused on infrastructure and technology.
The firm operates with expertise serving foreign groups that invest in Brazil and Brazilian groups that invest abroad. With respect to Chinese clients, Velloza’s China Desk has specialized professionals with experience in Chinese culture and fluent in Chinese.
Mr. Amendolara’s areas of expertise include corporate mergers and acquisitions (M&A), foreign direct investment in Brazil, Brazilian overseas investment, startups and fintech, and banking and insurance.
He serves as Professor of Commercial Law for bachelor degree students at Faculdade de Direito da Uni-FMU (SP), Monitor of Commercial Law to bachelor degree students at Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and Professor of Agreement and Bank Law of Escola Paulista de Direito – EPD Incumbent Member of Instituto dos Advogados de São Paulo (IASP).
Among his associations includes being a Member of the Legal Comission of Instituto Brasileiro dos Executivos de Finanças de São Paulo (IBEF/SP) and Member of Latin America Regional Forum of the International Bar Association – IBA.
Mr. Amendolara holds a Master in Commercial Law degree and a Bachelor Degree in Law, both from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP).
In addition to his native Portuguese, Mr. Amendolara speaks fluent English and Spanish.