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INBLF Upcoming Events

—   INBLF Eighth Annual Asian-Pacific Summit – Singapore, March 8th – March 11th, 2018 Our INBLF’s Singapore member, Straits Law Practice LLC, looks forward to welcoming members to the Garden…

INBLF Supreme Court event featured in the National Law Journal

NLJ Article on INBLF’s Supreme Court dinner On October 10, 2014, about 200 INBLF members and guests convened in the Great Hall of the United States Supreme Court for the…

INBLF Annual Meetings and Black Tie Dinners

Fourteenth Annual Meeting and Black Tie Dinner San Francisco, California October 19-22, 2017 Hosted by the San Francisco Chapter Thirteenth Annual Meeting and Black Tie Dinner Chicago, Illinois September 15-17,…

INBLF European Summits

Ninth Annual INBLF European Summit Lisbon, Portugal May 25 – 28, 2017 Hosted by Coelho Ribeiro & Partners Associados                      …

INBLF Awards and Recognitions

The INBLF remembers the contributions of past leaders and recognizes the contributions of present members through its Memorial Awards. Alberto Lasheras Shine Memorial Award – Presented in loving memory of…

INBLF Asian Summits

Seventh Annual Asian-Pacific Summit Guangzhou, China – March 31st – April 2, 2017 Hosted by Robertsons                         Sixth Annual…

INBLF in the News

  INBLF press release – SelectUSA Summit June 2017   INBLF press release – SelectUSA Summit June 2016 INBLF in the New York Times INBLF in IP Law 360 INBLF…

INBLF Member Publications

James M. Mulcahy Mulcahy LLP Irvine, California Articles:  Ninth Circuit Dismisses Robinson-Patman and Sherman Act Claims, Stating: “We Must Return This Capitalist Rumble to The Forum Where it Belongs: The…

  • Rui Santos

    Coelho Ribeiro E Associados
    Av. Eng° Duarte Pacheco
    Empreendimento das Amoreiras Torre II, 13° A
    Lisbon, 1099-042, Portugal
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    Education •  Lisbon University, (Degree in Law 1992) •  Community Studies, Lisbon University (1994) •  Mediation Course in Civil and Corporate matters-organized by the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Professor Serge Roy-Canada (2001) Admissions •  Portuguese Bar Association •  Brazilian Bar Association Professional Memberships and Affiliations •  Portuguese Bar Association (1992) •  Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo section (2006) •  Vice-President of PLG network (2007) and member of the Executive Board of PLG network since 2004 •  InterAmerican Bar Association (since 1999) •  AIJA-International Association of Young Lawyers (since 1997) •  Member of the Executive Committee of AIJA-1999-2002 •  National Vice President of AIJA – National Representative (2002-2005) •  Member of the Finance Committee and Finance Officer of the Law Course Committee (2005-2006) •  Member of the “Club Español de Arbitraje” (since 2005) •  President of PLG (2008) •  Lecturer for the Master in International Sport Law (LLM) in Instituto Superior de derecho y Economia in association with the Compultense University of Madrid about Dispute Resolution Matters (2007) •  Lecturer for the post-graduation course in Nova Forum, Instituto de Formacão de Executivos in the School of Economics at University Nova of Lisbon in Insolvency Subject (2003-07) and Dispute Resolution Subject (2004) •  Director of PortOil – Energia e Recursos Naturais, SA (since 2006) •  Vice-President TV Cable Channel-Spanish corporation (since 2002-06) •  Collaborator of the newspaper “Semanário Económico” (1994-2004) •  Chairman of the General Meeting of Somincor – Sociedade Mineira de Neves Corvo, SA (since 2004) •  Director of the Portuguese mining Company Pirites Alentejanas SA (since 2006) •  Director of a Portuguese Companies Group in aggregates (1992-99) •  Legal Advisor of Lisbon Town hall-Department of Tourism (1992-1993) •  Secretary of the General Meeting of General Electric Portugal (1993-2005) •  Chairman of the General Meeting of General Electric Portugal, SA (since 2006) •  Arbitrator of the official list of the Portuguese Centre for Commercial Arbitration; Arbitrator of the official list of the “Centro de Arbitragem das Profissões Liberais” •  Arbitrator of the official list of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS-CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland