Trade Remedies & Foreign Trade

Our Trade Remedies and Foreign Trade team represents our clients’ interests before governmental agencies and international organizations. We provide sophisticated and agile legal advising on legal opinions, participation in trade remedy investigations, consulting in customs issues, negotiation of international contracts in general, among other relevant matters of international scope.

Our highly experienced lawyers, combined with our full service capability, provide strategic advice to ensure that our clients understand and can obtain the best possible conditions in their operations in Brazil and abroad.

Among our main services, we highlight:

  • Advising national producers, importers and exporters on trade remedies matters (for instan ce, feasibility analysis and risk assessment);
  • Representation in investigations and reviews on administrative dumping, subsidies and safeguards before Departamento de Defesa Comercial (Department of Commercial Defense) – Decom, from Secretaria de Comércio Exterior (Secretary of Foreign Trade) – Secex, from Ministério do Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior (Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade) – MDIC;
  • Representation in administrative proceedings before Grupo Técnico de Interesse Público (Public Interest Technical Group) – GTIP;
  • Advising for Brazilian companies in case of commercial defense investigations abroad, in cooperation with international law firms;
  • Representation in procedures involving proposals for temporary change of Tarifa Externa Comum (Common External Tariff) – TEC before Câmara de Comércio Exterior (Chamber of Foreign Trade) – Camex and Secretaria do Desenvolvimento da Produção (Secretariat of Production Development), – SPD, both from MDIC.