Roberto de Palma Barracco
Roberto de Palma Barracco focus his practice on crisis prevention, conflict management and negotiation in the sports & entertainment industries.
He is a Brazilian Bar Association certified lawyer, OAB/SP; Summer Sports Institute University of Oregon School of Law faculty; CAMES neutral; Mackenzie Presbyterian University researcher IB|A Alliance Institutional and Academic Relations advisor; Universidade do Futebol columnist.
Roberto is an University of São Paulo School of Law Sports Law Research Center (GEDD/FDUSP) and Brazilian Sports Law Institute (IBDD) coordinator; the International Association of Sports Law (IASL), Sports Lawyers Association (SLA), the Brazilian Bar Association Santos Subsection (OAB/Santos) Sports Law Commission, Young Arbitralists Committee (CJA/SP) and the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section (ABA/DR) member.
He holds an University of Oregon School of Law LL.M. degree; University of São Paulo School of Law LL.B. degree; UCLA’s Anderson School of Management MEMES Institutes entertainment business and FIA sport management extension; WIPO ( World Intellectual Property Organization) Academy IP and University of Oregon mediation certificates; University of São Paulo School of Law Masters’ candidate.
Roberto serves as an advisor to Iberian-American Law Review of Sports Business & Economics Caribbean, Central and North America; LawInSport and The Players’ Agent contributor; Panorama of Brazilian Law peer-reviewer. He participated as a speaker/lecturer in Symposiums and Universities in Brazil, Moldova and the United States and has articles published both in Portuguese and English.
He worked as Legal Counsel for Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, a renowned Brazilian soccer club, and as a Lawyer for Brazilian Law Firms. Roberto also worked in the entertainment business for the Los Angeles Dodgers/Baseball and for 10 Fold Entertainment/ World Series beach volleyball championship.
- From corruption & scandal to reform: How the Brazilian Olympic Committee overhauled its governance model
- Key sports law cases and developments to watch in 2018 – Central & South America
- Key sports law cases of 2017 – Central & South America
- An overview of “PROFUT” – Brazil’s new sports law
- Key sports law issues of 2016 & key cases to watch in 2017 – Central & South America
- Attachment of economic rights: a new solution for Brazil’s indebted football clubs’?