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Pedro Garcia

Partner
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Veirano Advogados

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Local Time: Monday 11:59

Practice Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Infrastructure & Natural Resources
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Mining
  • Real Estate Law
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Profile

Pedro Garcia is a partner at the Rio de Janeiro office of Veirano Advogados. Pedro is a member of Veirano since 1996. He is specialized in corporate, mining and antitrust Law.

Pedro has wide experience in local and cross-border transactions, negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements, regulatory and environmental aspects of mining ventures and client representation in antitrust proceedings.

In the Mining Sector, Pedro is frequently involved in the structuring of new investments in mining ventures, including in purchase and sale transactions of exploration and exploitation tenements, due diligences before the National Department of Mineral Production - DNPM, option and lease agreements, royalty contracts, M&As, financing of mining ventures, ore purchase and sale agreements, service agreements, including construction and development of mining sites and agreements with surface owners.

From an antitrust perspective, Pedro is very well versed in the analysis of potentially anticompetitive agreements, submission and approval of M&As before the Administrative Council of Economic Defense - CADE, negotiation of Terms of Performance Commitment and economic restrictions with the antitrust authorities, anticompetitive practice proceedings and compliance programs. Pedro has represented clients of a variety of industries in antitrust proceedings, including in the Pharmaceutics (Human and Animal Health), Mining, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications and Finance Sectors.

Pedro s international experience includes two years of training and studying in Europe. He was a visiting attorney at Simmons & Simmons in London and Lisbon, practicing in the corporate, capital markets and antitrust departments. During his time in Europe, Pedro also took Post Graduate courses in International Contracts and European Competition Law at the Classic College of the University of Lisbon and at King s College of the University of London. As a fluent Spanish speaker, Pedro is deeply involved with the Latin American Legal Alliance in which Veirano participates with other sizeable law firms in Latin America.

Bar Admissions
Legal Commission of the Brazilian Mining Institute IBRAM, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the PDAC Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, the Center of Advanced Mining Studies CEAMIN and the Mining Committee of British Chamber of Commerce.

Education
Mining Law Course (2009)
Boulder, Colorado – Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Post Graduate Course in EC Competition Law (2003 - 2004)
London - King s College of the University of London

Post Graduate Course in International Contracts (2002 - 2003)
Lisbon - Classic College of the University of Lisbon

LL.B (1998)
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Infrastructure & Natural Resources
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Mining
  • Real Estate Law

Professional Career



Professional Associations
    Brazilian Mining Institute (IBRAM)PDACRocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Seminars
Co-author of mining law books:

Mining Law in Evolution
Mining Law Studies - Brazilian Bar Association

Speaker at several mining law seminars.

Articles

Additional ArticlesPedro has been listed in the following international lawyer guides and publications:

Who s Who Legal Mining,
Chambers and Partners - Mining Band 2
Best Lawyers Natural Resources - Mining
Latin Lawyer - Mining
Who s Who Legal Brazil Mining
Chambers and Partners Latin America Mining - Band 2

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