Jorge Luiz B. Gallo is a partner in Campos Mello Advogados' Corporate practice, based in São Paulo.

Jorge has experience in domestic and international capital markets transactions, project finance work and contractual matters. He has advised on issues involving the negotiation and preparation of documents related to capital markets transactions (eg MTN Programmes, IPOs and Issuance of Bonds), credit assignment agreements, loan agreements, credit facility agreements and project finance.

Jorge has also advised on matters involving sports law and sports financing, including the financing of stadiums and infrastructure for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the preparation and negotiation of several transfer agreements involving Brazilian football players, and has advised on claims before the Federation International Football Association (FIFA) regarding solidarity mechanism and training compensation  for the players.

Jorge also works in Traffic Sports and has a broad knowledge and experience in structured and complex transactions involving sports law, advising soccer clubs and agency companies in corporate reorganization, M&A transactions, securitization of receivables and issuing opinions related to several subjects including restrictions for assignment of economic rights and rights related to the solidarity mechanism and reduction of athletes’ salary during the pandemic.

Recent editions of Chambers Latin America recognized Jorge as a leading individual in Banking & Finance, earning strong praise from market participants: "He is available 24 hours a day and is very objective" and "he knows to adapt operations to the client's needs."

 

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