Pedro Antonio G.V. Almeida e Silva appointed President of the France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce
10 February 2021
Congratulations to Pedro on this esteemed appointment to the oldest Chamber of Commerce in Brazil.
Alliott Global Alliance is pleased to announce that Pedro Antonio G.V. Almeida e Silva, Co-Managing Partner of Zancan, Almeida e Silva Advogados, the alliance’s law firm member in Brazil has been appointed President of the France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce (CCIFB), the oldest Chamber of Commerce in the country.
Founded in 1900, the CCIFB brings together more than 1000 members, including from subsidiaries of some of the largest French and Brazilian corporations and aims to promote the development of economic, financial, commercial, industrial, scientific and cultural relations between France and Brazil.
In recent years, Brazil has become a more competitive business proposition, attracting many investors, with French companies investing approximately 34BillionUSD into Brazil’s economy and employing more than 600,000 people to date.
The France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce has four regional units: CCIFB São Paulo , CCIFB Rio de Janeiro , CCIFB Minas Gerais and CCIFB Paraná and together, teams work together to establish new partnerships and business opportunities between the two countries while also offering commercial support, events and exclusive benefits to its network of members.
" It is an honour to have been appointed President of the France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce, the oldest Chamber of Commerce in operation in Brazil. I look forward to working to build upon and promote the business relationships, resources and support we can offer to our many partners and members across Brazil and France."
The France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce is also partner to several French regional chambers including the Council of Chambers of Commerce of the European Union.
About Zancan, Almeida e Silva Advogados:
Zancan, Almeida e Silva Advogados has vast experience in Business Law, especially in the areas of Corporate, M&A, Capital Markets, Tax, Arbitration and Mediation, Estate Planning, Contracts and Foreign Investments.
Listening attentively to the client and correctly understanding all of the different aspects surrounding M&A transactions and seeking the best solution for the effective accomplishment of the deal, ensures appropriate legal protection for the party concerned and is the essence of our focus and our service.