University of São Paulo - Faculty of Law

Calixto Salomao Filho

University of São Paulo - Faculty of Law
Professor of Commercial Law

Calixto Salomão Filho is a Professor at Sciences Po (School of Law – Gide Loyrette Nouel Chair of Law and Development) and a Full Professor at the University of São Paulo (USP) Law School. He is also the founder and director of the “Law and Poverty Research Group” at USP Law School and the academic director of the “Luiz Gama Clinic for Human Rights” at USP Law school, awarded the Human Right Prize in 2016 by the Human Rights Public Prosecutor’s Office for its work with homeless people. He is also an academic member of the Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) at Harvard Law School.

He was a Visiting Professor at Yale Law School in 2017, the director of the Commercial Law Institute at USP Law School and the academic coordinator of the Graduate Program in Human Rights at USP, and the Brazilian coordinator of SELA (Seminario en Latinoamérica de Teoría Constitucional y Política) at Yale Law School.

Professor Salomão Filho holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Commercial Law from the University of Rome, and a Post-Doctoral degree and LL.B. from USP Law School. He was a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School and Max Planck Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht of Hamburg (Max Planck Gesellschaft Fellowship).

Professor Salomão Filho acts as counsel and arbitrator. He is also vice-president of the Market Arbitration Panel of the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa), member of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada, and the Consultation Chamber of the “Novo Mercado”.

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