Tuesday, 19th November 2019, Tivoli Mofarrej São Paulo Hotel, Alameda Santos, 1437 - Cerqueira César, São Paulo - SP, 01419-001, Brazil

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Jean Marcel Arakawa

Mattos Filho, São Paulo

Jean advises corporations, financial institutions and institutional investors in a wide array of corporate and financial transactions, securities and payment services regulatory issues. His experience includes public offerings and private placements of equity, debt and hybrid securities, listing of securities in exchange markets, private equity investments and divestments, and corporate transactions involving public companies. He is a member of the Regulatory Committee of the Brazilian Association of Venture Capital and Private Equity (ABVCAP).

Jonathan Kellner

Shearman & Sterling, São Paulo

Jonathan Kellner is the Head of Shearman & Sterling’s São Paulo office and a partner in the Corporate Group. He has lived and practiced in São Paulo for over 13 years.  His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, capital markets, bank finance and investment funds, for United States and Latin America corporations and financial institutions. Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, Jonathan has experience working on transactions in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. Jonathan represents corporate and financial institution clients including Cyrela Commercial Properties, UOL/PagSeguro, Mubadala and Temasek

David Flechner

Shearman & Sterling, São Paulo

David Flechner is a partner in the Capital Markets practice and is based in our São Paulo office.

His practice focuses on representing financial institutions and corporate issuers across a wide range of sectors, primarily in Latin America, in debt and equity securities offerings and liability management transactions, both on an SEC-registered and exempt basis. David also has extensive experience advising leading Latin American companies and sovereign governments on SEC reporting obligations, U.S. stock exchange rules and corporate governance matters, and he has acted for lenders, arrangers and borrowers in infrastructure financings, restructurings and M&A transactions.

David has represented financial institutions and corporate clients that include Barclays, Bradesco, BRF, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Petrobras, Santander and Vale, as well as multilateral lenders, including the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Inter-American Investment Corporation (IDB Invest). 


São Paulo, Brazil


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Ticket Prices

Private Practitioner
Type Price Until
Super Early $400 

4 Oct 2019

Early $500 1 Nov 2019
Standard $600 19 Nov 2019


In-house counsel/government representatives 
Standard $0