Walfrido is one of Warde Advogados’ founding partners and has extensive experience in corporate and capital markets’ disputes.
He holds an LLB from the University of São Paulo - USP Faculty of Law, a degree in Philosophy from the USP Philosophy, Languages and Human Sciences Faculty, and received his LLM from the New York University School of Law. Walfrido is also a Doctor of Commercial Law from the USP Faculty of Law and was a Research scholar at the Max-Planck Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatsrecht (Hamburg) in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008.
•President of the Institute for Reform of State and Company Relations - IREE.
•Member of the Institute of Applied Corporate Law - IDSA.
•Member of the Brazilian Jurimetrics Association - ABJ.
•Member of the CIESP-FIESP body of arbitrators.
•Member of the Brazilian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association’s Regulatory Committee (ABVCAP).
•Joint sponsor of Bill No. 4,303/12 (Special Regime for Simplified Joint Stock Corporations).
•Co-author of the Action Plan to Save the National Infrastructure Project.
•Author of more than a dozen technical books, including “Applied Corporate Law” (Direito Societário Aplicado) and the best-seller “The Spectacle of Corruption” (O Espetáculo da Corrupção).
Álvaro is a partner at Warde Advogados.He has an LLB from the University of São Paulo - USP Faculty of Law, a post-graduate degree in Infrastructure Law from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation’s São Paulo School of Law - FGV/Law and received his Master’s degree in Economic Law and Economic Policy from the USP Faculty of Law.
Henrique is a partner at Warde Advogados, specialized in capital markets judicial and administrative litigation.
Outstanding performance in the most relevant administrative trials of the Brazilian capital markets recent history, involving corporate disputes, market illicit behavior, insider trading, price manipulation, directors’ fiduciary duties and fraudulent operations, as well as in the administrative regulation of subjects such as money laundering, administrative disciplinary proceedings, independent auditing, public offerings, securitization, and investment funds.
He was an attorney of the Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) for over 15 years and Director of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM). He has also been Deputy Executive Secretary of the BCB, Secretary of the National Monetary Council, Executive Secretary of the Financial, Capital, Insurance and Pension Markets Regulation and Inspection Committee (Coremec).He holds a post-graduate degree in Public Law from the Brasilia University Center (UniCEUB) and in Financial Regulation Law from the University of Brasilia (UnB).
Isac is a partner at Warde Advogados, focusing on corporate law and regulatory matters of the financial and capital markets.
Professor of Business and Corporate Law, Financial Regulation, Fintech and Blockchain. He is currently studying for his Doctorate in Law from the University of São Paulo - USP Faculty of Law, from where he also holds an LLB with academic distinction. He received his Master’s degree in Business Law from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation’s São Paulo School of Law - Direito GV.
He also holds a BSc. in Computer Engineering from Technological Institute of Aeronautics - ITA. He was a Capital Market Analyst at the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), working in market surveillance and in the enforcement of insider trading and market manipulation provisions. At CVM, he also served as an advisor to the Board of Commissioners. Previously, he was an entrepreneur in the technology sector and worked on software development projects.
He is an author and editor of books on algorithmic trading and other subjects related to regulation and technology. He has also published several articles in scientific journals and in the specialized media in finance.
Author of the book "Responsabilidade e Corrupção"
Roberta is a Warde Advogados partner and Legislative Prosecutor at the Federal District Legislative Chamber
She holds an LLM in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo PUC/SP and is currently studying for her Doctorate in Civil Law from the University of São Paulo - USP Faculty of Law.
Silvio is a partner at Warde Advogados and one of the most important scholars in Latin America in the field of anti-discrimination law, with pioneering activities in Compliance and Human Rights.
Consultant, lawyer, and lecturer for almost two decades, he also has a degree in Philosophy from the USP Philosophy, Languages and Human Sciences. He has PhD in Philosophy and General Theory of Law from the USP Faculty of Law and has stood out in recent years for articles and books in the areas of law, ethics, political economy, and race relations. His book “Structural Racism” is considered one of the most important recent studies on race and racism. He carried out post-doctoral research at the USP Faculty of Law and is currently a researcher, also at the post-doctoral level, at the USP School of Economics, Business and Accounting.
Professor of Anti-discrimination Compliance and Governance and Corporate Ethics at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation’s São Paulo School of Business Administration School - FGV/EAESP, of State and Law in Brazilian Social Thought at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation’s São Paulo School of Law - FGV/Law and of Philosophy of Law at the Mackenzie Presbyterian University, in the undergraduate and graduate courses at the master's and doctoral level. Former visiting professor at Duke University (USA) and currently visiting professor at Columbia University (USA).
• President of Instituto Luiz Gama
• Reporting member of the Committee of Jurists appointed by the Brazilian Congress for the improvement of anti-racist legislation in Brazil
• Counselor of the AfroBrasil Museum
• Counselor of the Ombudsman of the Public Defender of the State of São Paulo
Jamile is Warde Advogados senior associate with experience in judicial and administrative litigation and with the Superior Courts.
She has an LLB from the Brasilia University Center - UniCEUB (2016) and a degree in Social Sciences from the University of Brasilia (2014).
She received her Master’s degree in Constitutional Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo - PUC.
Jamile is also a researcher with the “Constitutional Justice and Interpretation: STF” group at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo - PUC.
Luísa is a Warde Advogados associate specializing in judicial litigation and arbitration.
She holds an LLB from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo - PUC and is currently an LLM student in Corporate Law at INSPER.