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About Ropes & Gray LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Seoul. Built on a foundation of more than 140 years of forging strong client relationships, Ropes & Gray has over 1,000 lawyers and professionals representing interests across a broad spectrum of industries in corporate law and litigation matters, as well as counseling on labor and employment issues, tax and benefits, creditors’ rights, and private client services. The firm’s clients include leading industrial companies, financial institutions, government agencies, hospitals and health care organizations, colleges and universities, as well as families and individuals.


About UHY Advisors

UHY Advisors is one of the top 20 professional services firms in the US, and UHY International is one of the largest accounting networks in the world. While that scale may provide confidence for some of our clients, most tell us our greatest value is in the way we bring these resources to bear to help address today’s evolving business challenges.     It’s a philosophy we call The Next Level of Service. The firm is organized under an alternative practice structure. We provide audit and attest services through UHY LLP, a licensed independent CPA firm. UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide tax and business consulting services. Even though our practice is structured differently from some other CPA firms, you will find that we provide all our services seamlessly to our clients.


About Demarest Advogados

Founded in 1948, Demarest is today one of the most reputable law firms in Brazil and is ranked among the major law firms in Latin America.  Throughout its history, practicing in several areas of law, Demarest has never moved away from its calling to deliver legal services with a high standard of quality and excellence.

Demarest ensures an effective service to its over two thousand clients by permanently investing in the education and qualification of approximately 250 lawyers and 260 employees in support areas. The multidisciplinary model of performance – with a perfect integration and synergy among its professionals – also contributes to Demarest’s agility and effectiveness in the works it performs.

Clients from all over the world are assisted in national and international transactions through a structure that includes offices in the major cities of Brazil and in Nova York, US.

This is Demarest Advogados, a firm that has one word inscribed in its DNA: Commitment. Commitment to its clients and to the challenge of contributing to Brazil’s development by means of the Law.

This is what we do best!


About Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. was established in 1917. It is one of India's largest full-service law firms with over 680 lawyers including 84 Partners. The Firm has eight offices across India and is the Exclusive Member Firm of Lex Mundi for India. The Firm offers innovative and strategic legal solutions across all sectors to both domestic and international clients. It has advised on some of the country's largest financial and commercial matters. It is consistently rated as No. 1 amongst law firms in India.

Amarchand Mangaldas is the only Indian law firm rated in Band 1 in Competition Law by Chambers Asia Pacific over the past four years, and the only “Tier I” competition practice in Chambers Global 2015. With a strong and recognized competition practice in India, the competition team has a proven track record of successfully steering clients through the largest transactions, complex investigations and high-stakes litigation.

About Herbert Smith Freehills

Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the world’s leading law firms. With 2,700 lawyers in offices spanning Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the US, HSF has been advising on most important transactions, disputes and projects across all major regions of the globe. HSF has been advising on Russia and the CIS since 1992, opening the full function Moscow office in 1999.