Without Freedom, no duty is possible. Wherever Freedom is missing, Justice, Morals and Equality have no meaning.
(Giuseppe Mazzini)


Publications and Conferences:

Conference panelist in “Doing Business with Brazil” (1995) and “Doing Business in Latin America” (1996) organized by the American Conference Institute in New York.

Seminars in London and Hamburg on “Brazilian Legislation regarding Cosmetics and Medical Equipment” (2011 and 2013).

Author of Chapter One entitled the “Third Sector and Social Rights” in Fundações Educacionais, Ed. Atlas, 2003.


Norberto Pasquatti specializes in corporate law, M&A, and regulatory law (in particular, health law, mining law and telecommunications).

Academic Background

Bachelor's Degree in Law, Mackenzie Presbyterian University (São Paulo).

MCJ Program at New York University School of Law.

Master's Degree in Commercial Law, São Paulo University.

Master's Degree in Comparative Law, University of Miami School of Law.


Portuguese, English and Italian 


  • Brazilian Bar Association (São Paulo Section).

  • São Paulo Lawyers' Association (AASP).

  • American Bar Association (International Law Section, Business Law, IP Law and Health Law Sections).

Latest articles de Norberto Pasquatti

Articles 22/03/2018

BRAZILIAN LIMITED COMPANY – Brief Overview for the Foreign Investor

The Brazilian limited liability company is similar to the limited liability companies found in the French, German, and Italian legislations. Limited Companies are treated as corporations for all legal and for most tax purposes in Brazil, with distribution of profits to local or foreign quotaholders being tax-exempt.  Once the company is formed, with its corporate tax number, it can acquire property (tangible or intangible) and open bank accounts and hire employees.


Articles 15/03/2018

Mining operations in Brazil will suffer increased costs in 2018

In September of 2017, President Michel Temer issued three Provisional Measures aiming to implement long-awaited reform of the 1967 Brazilian Mining Code (Decree No. 227, of Feb. 28, 1967).

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