Ricardo Pontes Vivacqua

Partner Vivacqua Advogados

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Av. Erasmo Braga, 277 | 2º andar
Rio de Janeiro 20020-000 Brazil

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Founding partner of Vivacqua Advogados has over 20 years of practice, focused on tax and legal matters related to business issues.

Former Administration Subsecretary of the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Secretariat for Housing & Citizenship, President of the Special Warranty Quality Commission of the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Secretariat for Housing & Citizenship and Board Member of the Business Council for Legal Affairs of the Commercial Association of Rio de Janeiro.

Actually is Member of the Special Tax Commission “CEAT” of the Brazilian Bar Association - Rio de Janeiro Section “OAB/RJ”.

Worked at traditional law offices, as Tax Manager at ENDESA GROUP (Ampla Energia e Serviços S.A.), as Legal Superintendent at Grupo Leader, a business group with operations in the commercial, financial, real estate and industrial area, and as Legal and Regulatory Vice-President of Generali Brasil Seguros S.A.

Graduated in Law by the Candido Mendes University, specialized in Public Law by Fluminense Federal University and in Accounting and Financial Mathematics by IBMEC.

Author of legal articles and professor of the following disciplines: "Legal Aspects and Contractual Relations," of the Energy sector, in the MBA Energy Management of EPGE / FGV; "Sector Taxation on the Tax Post Graduation of the Education Continuing Program of Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Rio de Janeiro; and LLM.05 Tax Accounting Course - Business Law - IBMEC.

Competence in leading processes of corporate restructuring, focusing on tax planning and due diligences, as well as corporate governance modeling to meet IPO standards.

Currently acts as advisor and contentious lawyer in Tax, Corporate and Administrative areas predominantly in Infrastructure segment.

Specialties: Counsel in Corporate and Public Law .

Firm Description

Currently with offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília, Vivacqua Advogados started its activities in Rio de Janeiro with the association of professionals with experience in providing legal services to national and international groups, as well as traditional law offices.

Over the time, the services provided based on the pillars, experience, credibility and efficiency, brought to the firm professionals of many different industries, from renowned law firms and large corporate groups, from various sectors of economy, such as industrial and infrastructure, financial market, real estate, shopping malls and retail, and also deal with issues related to Environment, Consumer Law and Intellectual Property, among several others.

Since the beginning of its activities, Vivacqua Advogados turned to render services to companies with different economic activities, with the concept of adjusting the structure, operation, management and control of companies as required by law. In this context it always sought conservatively, the appropriate efficiency of the binomial Cost Risk.

The office performance in advisory and litigation areas allows the feedback between them, exchanging knowledge and experience among its professionals, feeding the cycle, cause consequence.

The harmony, diversity training and experience of the firm’s professionals, allows 360º evaluation of the internal and external impact arising from modern enterprise management decisions.