Weil, Gotshal & Manges Hosts Brazil Presidential Election Series …

Weil, Gotshal & Manges Hosts Brazil Presidential Election Series

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, the international law firm, will serve as sponsor and host of a Brazil
Presidential Election breakfast briefing organized by the Brazilian-American
Chamber of Commerce on February 22, 2006. Sponsoring and hosting this event is
part of the firm’s initiative to expand its presence in Brazil and Latin

The breakfast briefing will feature Brazil’s Treasury Secretary Joaquim
Levy as a special guest speaker and include a panel discussion with
participants from the U.S. investment banking community. The briefing will
examine the latest market developments in light of the upcoming Brazilian
elections — aimed to depict key issues for investors and corporations looking
to enter or expand their business in Brazil.

Mr. S. Wade Angus, a Partner who heads the Brazilian practice for Weil,
Gotshal & Manges, says, “Brazil continues to attract significant attention
from international investors looking to expand in Latin America. Weil, Gotshal
& Manges is well-positioned to assist our clients with the broad range of
complex issues they encounter when doing business in Brazil and elsewhere in
Latin America.”

Paulo Vieira de Cunha, Chairman of the Banking and Capital Markets
Committee for the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce will serve as the
panel’s moderator, and the panel will include:

* Geoffrey Dennis, Managing Director, Head of Latin American Equity
Research and Latin American Strategist, Citigroup

* William M. Landers, Director, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers

* Adam Weiner, Portfolio Manager, Oppenheimer Funds

Following is additional information about the event. To RSVP, please
contact Reilly Starr at [email protected] or 212-833-3923


Weil, Gotshal & Manges
767 Fifth Avenue (Between 58th and 59th Streets), 25th floor
New York

Event information:
8:00a.m. – 8:30a.m. Registration, Breakfast
8:30a.m. – 9:30a.m. Presentations; Q&A session

About Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Weil, Gotshal & Manges is an international law firm of over 1,200 lawyers,
including 300 partners. Weil, Gotshal is headquartered in New York, with 20
offices in Austin, Boston, Brussels, Budapest, Dallas, Frankfurt, Houston,
London, Miami, Munich, New York, Paris, Prague, Providence, Silicon Valley,
Singapore, Shanghai, Warsaw, Washington D.C. and Wilmington.


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