Rodrigo Monteiro de Castro

Rodrigo Monteiro de Castro is specialized in corporate and business laws, corporate transactions (M&A), capital markets and contracts.

He holds a Master’s degree and a PhD degree in Commercial Law from PUC-SP. MBA from INSPER. Founder and Former Chairman of the Institute of Applied Corporate Law (“Instituto de Direito Societário Aplicado – IDSA”) (2004-2010). Chairman of the “Movimento de Defesa da Advocacia – MDA” and a member of the Organizing Committee of the Brazilian Congress of Commercial Law (“Congresso Brasileiro de Direito Comercial”). Chairman of the Monitoring Committee for the New Brazilian Commercial Code of the São Paulo Bar Association OAB/SP). Professor of Commercial Law at the Mackenzie Presbiterian University. Author of several books and papers and co-author of Bill No 4,303/12 (Sociedade Anônima Simplificada) and Bill No 5,082/16 (Soccer Corporation).

Football, the SAF Law and the Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM)

How can the country that generates the most players on the planet (approximately 11% of all businesses involve Brazilians) produce a billionaire and unpayable debt, from the perspective of the current clubs?

CBF and the Guidance Letters for the Establishment of SAF

The CBF issued, on January 18, 2022, the Official Letter CBF 246/2022 ("Official 1"), addressed to the presidents of state federations, which deals, among other topics, with the constitution of the football joint stock company ("SAF" ).

A Photograph of the Football Situation in Brazil (and Projections from the Experience of Red Bull Bragantino)

The purpose is only intended to present a position, from an image (or photograph) of the current situation of football, and compare it with the perspectives provided by the SAF Law.