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Maria Fernanda Prado

Maria Fernanda Prado
+55 11 3147 7855 mfprado@mattosfilho.com.br São Paulo – Paulista

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Maria Fernanda represents domestic and foreign private and public companies, as well as private equity funds in connection with a wide range of corporate matters, including M&A transactions and joint ventures. She is experienced in corporate governance matters, corporate reorganizations, commercial agreements and corporate regulatory matters.


Representing clients from various industries and business sectors, more recently her practice has focused on healthcare and life sciences sectors. Maria Fernanda is admitted to practice law in New York and has previously served as an associate at Mattos Filho’s New York office.


Bachelor of Laws – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo

Specialization in Business Administration – Wharton Business School

Master of Laws (LL.M.) – University of Pennsylvania


Análise Advocacia 500 – Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Paper and Pulp, Oil and Gas; Transportation and Logistics (2019), Sugar and Alcohol (2020)

IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate – Notable Practitioner (2018-2021)

Who’s Who Legal Global – Healthcare (2020-2021)


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ANVISA publishes new Resolution on Cannabis-based Products

​The Brazilian National Health Agency (“ANVISA“) published the Collegiate Board of Directors Resolution No. 327/2019, which sets forth the procedures for granting marketing authorizations, as well as the requirements for the manufacturing, sale, prescription, dispensing, monitoring and inspection of Cannabis Products for medicinal purposes. 

See the Resolution highlights and download the report.

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