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Bruno Salama

Bruno Salama


Bruno Meyerhof Salama is Professor of Law at the São Paulo School of Law at the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), where he is also a director of the Center for Law, Economics, and Governance. He holds a Doctor of Law (JSD) from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master in Economics (MA) from FGV School of Economics in São Paulo, a Master of Law (LL.M) from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB) from the University of São Paulo. Between 2013 and 2015 he served as a member of the Appeal Body of the Brazilian Financial System, with administrative jurisdiction over the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission, the Central Bank of Brazil and the Brazilian Money Laundering Authority. He is also an arbiter and the Arbitration Chamber of the Brazilian Stock Exchange (CAM). Before joining academia, he practiced law in Brazil with Pinheiro Neto Advogados and in New York with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.


Contingent judicial deference: theory and application to usury laws, 2017 (work in progress, with Bernardo Guimarães).

Law and Economics in the Civil Law World: The Case of Brazilian Courts, 90 Tulane Law Review 439, 2015 (with Mariana Pargendler).

The Art of Law & Macroeconomics, 74 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 131 (2012).

Legal Protection of Minority Shareholders of Listed Corporations in Brazil: Brief History, Legal Structure and Empirical Evidence, 4 Journal of Civil Law Studies 147, 2011 (with Viviane Muller Prado).

Towards an Intellectual Property Bargaining Theory: The Post-WTO Era, 32 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 265, 2010 (with Daniel Benoliel).

Pharmaceutical Patent Bargains: The Brazilian Experience, 18 Cardozo Journal of International & Comparative Law 633, 2010 (with Daniel Benoliel).