Brazil is one of the leading economies in the world. To do business in this country, you need a good understanding of its commercial law and other legal parameters set for local and foreign business owners. Commercial law influences all key activities in a business from how you deal with customers to business partners and suppliers. The law guides you as you set up your operations in Brazil, create contracts, conduct your sales activities as well as when you are doing reconciliation of your accounts. Commercial law also defines how you should declare bankruptcy should your business succumb to the forces in the market.
Ideally, get an experienced commercial law expert on your side before you start your enterprise. He/she will take you through the process of registering property, permits and licenses, contracts and buying business entities if you wish to operate a business that is already running. He is a great lawyer who has influenced a lot in the legal sector in Brazil and has been doing so well.
Ricardo Tosto is one of the lawyers with a great track record in commercial law. He works for Leite, Tosto & Barros Advocates, which is a full-service law firm he co-founded. This firm has an office in Sao Paulo, which is the headquarters, and two branches in Rio and Brasilia. This wide geographical reach helps Ricardo understand the legal issues of business owners better. One of his many achievements in commercial law is Who’s Who Legal’s nomination as one of Brazil’s top commercial law experts. He also offers legal assistance in credit recovery, civil law, business restructuring and filing bankruptcy.
Ricardo Tosto is fluent in Portuguese and English, thereby being a great advisor for multinationals entering or already operating in Brazil. He is quite vocal about legal and political matters and has written articles for various publications in Brazil. Ricardo is also a member of renowned law associations such as the International Bar Association, and the Brazil’s alumni body of the Institute for Management Development (IMD). He has also served as the head of two committees of the Brazilian Bar Association’s Sao Paolo office.