Maritime Law
       Debt Recovery
       Insurance and Reinsurance
       Cash in Transit

Legal services

Arena Alvarez Advogados practices in the following areas:

Aviation Law
Matters relating to third party liability, including airline passengers, cargo and baggage claims, leasing, purchase and sale contracts, finance, repossession, regulatory and airport law.

Maritime and General Transportation Law
Handling of claims related to cargo damage, salvage, collisions, demurrage, pollution and disputes arising from charter party agreements. Represents the interests of underwriters, reinsurers and P&I Clubs.

Issues related to road and rail transportation, including subrogation and liability claims.

Export Credit Insurance / Debt Recovery
Specializes in debt recovery via ex-judicial settlements, and judicial collection in Brazil and abroad, following investigation of the means and credit status of the debtor.

Acts in the review and development of credit insurance policies in Brazil, and assists clients in issues related to coverage, general and special conditions of insurance and reinsurance policies.

Insurance and Reinsurance
The emphasis is on the mitigation of loss, whether by defending the interests of the underwriters and reinsurers against claims from the insured and third parties, or by defending the insured against proceedings filed by third parties, as well as the recovery of indemnities paid and subrogated by insurers and reinsurers. Endeavors to enter into settlements andclosely follow up settlement payment to avoid lawsuits against underwriters.

Assists in the review and development of insurance and reinsurance policies, including matters related to Directors & Officers Liability.

Labor Law
Specializes in judicial litigation, individual, collective andunion settlements.

Follow up of audits and defense in administrative suits regarding infringement acts and administrative inquiries.

In the preventative area: conducts audits and analysis of the internal procedures of companies and evolves guidelines aimed at avoiding challenges by audit offices, unions, DRT (Regional Labor Office) and MPT (Labor Attorney General).

Conducts collective negotiations with class unions.

International Trade Law
Contract preparation, including those for the purchase or sale of goods, distribution, commercial representation, arbitration and mediation.

Business defense instruments, including antidumping, safeguards and compensatory measures.

Corporate and Investments Law
Setting up of companies, mergers and acquisitions, registration of foreign investment in Brazil and Brazilian investments abroad.

In addition to its offices in the State of São Paulo, in the state capital and the City of Bauru, Arena Alvarez Advogados has correspondents throughout Brazil and in all five continents, ensuring a high quality of service in all locations.

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