Orlando Vogler Guiné

Orlando Vogler Guiné joined VdA in 2006. Managing Associate at the Banking & Finance area of practice where he has been involved in several transactions, namely in securities issues and acquisitions, including liability managements, securitisation transactions, undertakings for collective investment, attribution of voting rights, and setting up and disclosure of long and short positions, assisting some leading institutions in the financial and non financial sectors.

Law Degree, University of Coimbra, Faculty of Law, where he received a number of awards for academic achievements.

Post-graduate degree in Securities Law, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law, Securities Institute (Instituto dos Valores Mobiliários).

Masters Degree in Business Law, University of Coimbra, Faculty of Law ("Da Conduta Defensiva da Administração Opada" [Anti-takeover conduct by Directors]).

Guest lecturer in graduation, post-graduation, master classes and in conferences (including at the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Instituto Superior Bissaya Barreto and University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law) in the areas of Securities Law, Company Law and Finance Law.

Before joining the firm he completed an internship with the Portuguese Securities Commission (Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários), where he worked in different departments and was part of the working-group for the reform of the Portuguese Commercial Companies Code and for the implementation of the Takeover Directive (2005/2006).

He also worked as a consultant at Fundação Bissaya Barreto (2005) and was a trainee at the law firm António Arnaut&Associados (2004/2005).

His masters dissertation on takeovers is published as follows:

  • "Da Conduta Defensiva da Administração Opada" [Anti-takeover conduct by Directors], Almedina (2009)

He is also author and co-author of several articles in law and specialised reviews and collective works, essentially in Securities Law and Company Law, including:

  • "Emissão de obrigações: antes, agora e depois" [Issue of bonds: before, now and hereafter], in Companies Law Review (DSeR), Almedina (2013) (co-author together with Hugo Moredo Santos) 
  • "O financiamento de sociedades através de valores mobiliários híbrídos - entre as ações e as obrigações" [Financing corporations through hybrid securities (at the hedge of shares and bonds)], in I Congress of the Companies Law Review, Almedina (2011)
  • "Do contrato de gestão de carteiras e do exercício do direito de voto - OPA obrigatória, comunicação de participação qualificada e imputação de direitos de voto" [About the discretionary portfolio management contract and the exercise of voting rights - mandatory takeover, disclosure of qualifying holding and attribution of voting rights], Securities Law VIII, Coimbra Editora (2008)

He is also one of the authors of the collective work "Companies Code Commentary" (Almedina), coordinated by Professor Coutinho de Abreu (University of Coimbra, Faculty of Law), and a member of Governance Lab, participating in such quality in the blog (www.governancelab.org), in conferences and in group publications (Almedina, including the Corporate Governance Code Commentary). 

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, German, Spanish.

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