Luiz A. Sette

Luiz A. Sette
FLI NET Advisory Board
Partner, Azevedo Sette Advogados
Azevedo Sette Advogados
Brazil
Telephone: 
+55 (11) 4083-7600

Curriculum Vitae

Bar Membership: 
  • Associate General Counsel Microsoft Corporation. Lead Worldwide Commercial Legal Group. Prior to return to Brazil Luiz was the Associate General Counsel for Microsoft Corporation and the Lead Attorney for the Worldwide Commercial Legal team. Luiz lead a group of more than 160 attorneys across dozens of Subsidiaries providing legal support for worldwide commercial transactions in excess value of US$58 Billion. In his position Luiz was also responsible for all programmatic legal work for Microsoft sales organization and support to all sales units worldwide.
  • Lead Regional General Counsel Microsoft Latin America (2002-2008)
  • General Counsel Microsoft Brazil (1998-2002)
  • Foreign Associate of Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett, New York, 1995
Education: 

UNIVERSITY GRADUATE

Catholic University of Minas Gerais, School of Law (LL.B., 1989)

POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

University of Pennsylvania School of Law (LL.M., 1995) Thesis. “Insider Trading. A Comparative Analysis of Regulations in Brazil and the United States”

Areas of Expertise: 

Commercial and Financial Contracts

Corporate

Foreign Investments

Intellectual Property

Mergers and Acquisitions

Telecommunication

Internet and Information Technology

Languages: 

Spanish, English, Portuguese