The Corporate area of Urbano Vitalino Advogados assists in establishing legal entities, transforming and restructuring companies, reallocating corporate capital, resolving corporate disputes and amending social contracts for many different types of existing enterprises. The office also acts as a corporate representative on boards of directors, advises committees and companies during the investigation of corporate fraud and the development of Compliance programs. The Corporate team evaluates the internal conduct practices adopted by clients and assists in developing internal administrative procedures, in addition to aiding in administrative investigations and the negotiation of leniency agreements in cases of corruption, including judicial and administrative proceedings. The area distinguishes itself by conducting due diligence of corporate transactions of buying and selling companies, by assisting Brazilian companies, foreign companies and investment funds (private equity), to invest in Brazilian companies and abroad, and supporting mergers and acquisitions, from the planning stage through the implementation of all stages. Routine corporate needs are also part of Urbano Vitalino Advogados' expertise, including the establishment and modification of companies, conducting shareholders' meetings, partners' meetings and Board of Directors' meetings and the organization of corporate books and documents, in addition to drafting, revising and negotiating preliminary contracts and assisting companies to comply with corporate law.