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Veirano Advogados

Ana Teresa Caetano

Ana Teresa Caetano



  • International Trade
  • Litigation
  • Taxation and Customs

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

International Trade
As head of the International Trade Practice, Ana has developed trade consultancy and litigation at a local, regional and multilateral level. She works with trade remedy proceedings (dumping, countervailing duties and safeguard) in Brazil and other jurisdictions, assisting foreign producers / exporters, importers and domestic industries. In addition, Ana provides consulting services on customs classification, valuation, rules of origin, preferential tariffs (including GSP), import licensing procedures, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, and assists clients in trade negotiations.

Under her leadership, Veirano became the first law firm in Brazil to independently assist the Brazilian Government at the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB).

From 1997 through 2001, Ana worked in the trade unit of the Organization of American States (OAS) and was a trade consultant at O Melveny & Myers Trade Practice in Washington, D.C.

Bar Admissions

Brazilian Bar Association, (Chapter of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo); an active participant of the International Law Committee of Sao Paulo s Chapter; and American Chamber of Commerce - Sao Paulo (AMCHAM-SP).


Master in Law - LL.M. (1997)
University of Georgetown

LL.B. (1995)
University of the State of Rio de Janeiro Law School
Areas of Practice

International Trade | International Trade | Litigation | Taxation and Customs

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

Environment, Trade: British Government Aims to Forbid Imports of Commodities from Deforested Areas
Veirano Advogados, November 2020

British Government aims to forbid import of commodities from deforested areas as a consequence of international discussions focused on ESG. In 2019, the British Government hired the independent consultancy 'Global Resource Initiative' ("GRI") to evaluate actions to ensure a more sustainable economy for the United Kingdom...

Additional Articles

She has written many trade-related articles, of which special attention is drawn to:
-The 10 Major Problems with the Anti-Dumping Instrument in Brazil, published in the Journal of World Trade.
-The Top Ten Problems in Brazil s Dumping and Injury Margin Calculation Methods, published in the Global Trade and Customs Journal.

She is on the Editorial Board of the Global Trade and Customs Journal and is featured as a leading trade attorney in the International Who s Who of Trade and Customs and in the Latin Lawyer s survey of leading trade lawyers in Latin America.

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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