Speaker details

Maritime and Transport Law Conference

7 Jun - 8 Jun 2017

Sheraton Rio de Janeiro Hotel (Leblon), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Speaker information

Marcos Ludwig


Co-head of the Infrastructure & Projects practice group, Marcos Ludwig advises Brazilian and foreign clients in corporate, contractual, regulatory, and corporate governance matters in various sectors and industries, with focus on project development and transactional work in the energy and infrastructure sector. He is experienced in dealing with commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures (JVs), public-private partnerships (PPPs), regulatory matters, corporate social responsibility (CSR), Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), and other strategic matters. Clients praise his 'valuable experience', 'very personable approach' and 'excellent capacity in forming and leading competent teams on any legal issue'. Fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, and German, and with basic knowledge of Mandarin, Marcos heads the firm's China Desk and is a member of the German Desk and of the French Desk. He is a board member of both the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Rio de Janeiro) and of the France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIFB Rio de Janeiro), as well as a member of the Infrastructure Business Council of the Industry Federation of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FIRJAN), among other associations. Marcos is a listed arbitrator in the panel of leading institutions in Brazil (CBMA), China (CIETAC and SHIAC) and the Netherlands (CAfA/NAI), with experience of serving as arbitrator in tribunals in disputes involving contractual, corporate, or regulatory matters.