John Ferençz Mcnaughton


Bachelor in Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP, in 1990.

Post-graduation in Commercial Law from the University of Sao Paulo – USP, in 1992.


Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Chapter, 1991;

Member of the American Bar Association (ABA);

Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA);

International Bar Association (IBA), of the Legislative Committee of the American, French, Swiss Chambers of Commerce of São Paulo, and of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in New York. Director of the Brazilian Institute for the Study of Competition and Consumer Relations – IBRAC.

Co-author of the books

“Exporting to the United States of America”, “China Pós-OMC: Direito e Comércio” and technical reviser of the Portuguese edition of the World Bank publication “Diretrizes para elaboração e implementação de Política e Defesa da Concorrência”.

Correspondent of LATIN AMERICAN LAW & BUSINESS and INTER-AMERICAN TRADE. John McNaughton has several articles published in magazines and newspapers specialized in Corporate Law.

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