Felsberg Advogados’ partner for the Insolvency Department.
Fabiana Solano is specialized in advising clients in arbitration proceedings conducted under the ICC – International Chamber of Commerce and other Arbitration Chambers (such as the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce; FIESP Arbitration Chamber; FGV Arbitration Chamber), with commercial and corporate disputes ranging from BRL 30 million to USD 500 million.
Coordinated and supervised the Litigation and Arbitration team of the law firm, which included approximately 30 professionals located at its headquarters (São Paulo) and its branches in Rio de Janeiro and Brasília. Coordinated the pro bono department of the law firm. Appointed to be the law firm’s Meritas representative (Meritas is a global alliance of full-service law firms, which includes more than 175 law firms worldwide in over 70 countries).
Counseled clients in negotiating restructuring plans and turnaround measures with their creditors. Represented creditors in judicial restructuring proceedings (equivalent to Chapter 11) in Brazil, prepackaged bankruptcies and bankruptcies, such as: (i)Parmalat, which was the second restructuring proceeding held in Brazil after the enactment of the law that regulates this area; (ii) Grupo Rede Energia, such being the first public power distribution company to file for restructuring; and (iii) TMT Motoco, a subsidiary company of the American Tecumseh Group, for which we were nominated for the ‘Deal of the Year’ award, presented by Latin Lawyer, in 2008.