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Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho: the Top Lawyer at Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Associados

Statistics in 2010 showed that behind the USA and India, Brazil comes in third as far as the number of practicing lawyers is concerned. Although only about 800 thousand lawyers are certified to practice, Brazil has over three million trained lawyers. The legal profession in the Latin American country is held in high regard, and this explains why many young Brazilians join the profession after high school. Another factor that contribute to this trend is the huge number of law schools in the country, currently exceeding 1200 law schools. To get the approval to practice, graduate lawyers are required to sit for and pass in bar examinations.

Unlike in the United States where judicial precedent is taken to be a binding legal basis, the Brazilian law only acknowledges codified laws as the legal authority. Lawyers representing clients in court perform almost every bit of the litigation process including investigating, examining, and questioning witnesses. The courts, on the other hand, include state courts and federal courts. At the top are the Supreme Court or Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) and the Superior Court of Justice.

Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho

Among the lawyers with the deepest understanding of the Brazilian law is Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho of Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Associados. Besides practicing under the firm, Tosto is also among the firm’s partners and legal trainer. Many young lawyers from Sao Paulo choose to practice at the company to get the rare chance of learning from the law guru. To this end, Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has managed the law firm for 27 years.

Before becoming the law guru he is today, Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho had pursued a law course and graduated from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. He later acquired an extension in BA from Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado. With such qualifications, Carvalho commands an authority in various aspects of law including business litigation.

Due to his unmatched knowledge in law, Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho handles all cases taken to Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Associados involving large Brazilian multinational groups, key politicians, NGOs, and the Brazilian government. He is called to comment on key and sensitive topics of law, with his opinion taken with a high measure of trust.

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The U.S District Court in Nevada Rules in Favor of Relmada Therapeutics Inc. Over LaidLaw & Company

Relmada is a pharmaceutical company specializing in clinical-stage chronic pain therapies and treatments. It trades under the symbols OTCQB: RLMD. Recently, the company’s filed for an injunction against Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. The U.S District Court for the Nevada District finally approved it and granted them a favorable ruling. The presiding judge ordered Laidlaw to cease releasing any further false information and materials regarding the complainant: Relmada Inc.

Gross Misconduct Charges

The first restraining order on the same matter was issued on December 10th 2015. It was reported that the accused were spreading fictitious materials with the intentions of taking over Relmada. Speaking at a press conference, the C.E.O said that his company would not bow to pressure from anyone. Their number one priority would remain to serve the interests of their stakeholders. Sergio Traversa heavily criticized Laidlaw for their unprofessional conduct.

Some Novel Therapies by Relmada

Much of the success of Relmada can be directly attributed to their impeccable strategizing. Over the years, the company has developed a solid multi-faceted strategy aimed at creating viable opportunities moving forward. For instance, they have been steadily working on BuTab. This is a novel treatment meant to deal with both chronic pain and opiate addiction.

Relmada held their annual stockholder’s meeting towards the end of 2005. In the meeting, it was decided that their lawyers should proceed onward with the mitigation case against the New York investment banker, Laidlaw.

About the Main Principals at Laidlaw

The C.E.O is Mathew D. Eitner. He first started working at Laidlaw at 2010. He ascended to the position in April 2011. His past work experiences include serving as the GM at Aegis Capital Corp. Previously, Matthew was the V.P at Casimir Capital. He had a short stint at Deutsche Bank. He was the banks’ Lead Equity trader. Mr. Eitner is also involved in a lot of charity work.

The Head of Capital Markets is known as Mr. James P. Ahern. His central docket deals with overseeing the financing of both the private and the public companies with their portfolios. Before joining Laidlaw, Mr. Ahern was the MD of the Aegis Capital Corp and the V.P at Casimir Capital. He’s also an avid philanthropist.