Challenges and Opportunities for International Brands Entering the Brazilian Fashion Market

Arent Fox Intellectual Property partner Cristina Carvalho and head of Arent Fox’s Fashion Law practice Anthony Lupo present, "Challenges and Opportunities for International Brands Entering the Brazilian Fashion Market" in partnership with the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce.

Over the last 10 years, many international fashion brands have successfully entered the Brazilian market. Please join us on April 29, 2015 at the University Club in New York City, where you will hear from panelists representing international fashion brands on their experiences entering the Brazilian fashion market.

As a native Brazilian, Cristina’s fluency in Portuguese and legal training ensures understanding of client’s goals and needs along with the legal, economic, political, social, and cultural environment surrounding their businesses in Brazil. Anthony is one of the premier fashion law attorneys in the United States acting as outside general counsel for a number of high-end fashion and luxury goods companies.


  • Paulo Colino, Head of Sales and Business Development, Coach International Division, Coach, Inc.
  • Anthony V. Lupo, Partner, Arent Fox LLP
  • Steven R. Sedberry, Vice President and General Counsel, Jeanswear Americas, VF Imagewear, Latin America, and VF Outlet
  • Phillipe Soussand, Founder and Principal, Soussand Associates, LLC