Wagner Dias da Silva is a corporate lawyer with a broad-based corporate and securities practice. He has counseled clients in connection with public and private or exempt offerings of equity and debt securities; secured and unsecured debt financings and refinancings; private equity and venture capital investments; mergers and acquisitions; tender offers; recapitalizations; going-private transactions; formation of, and investment in, private investment funds; and securities and other regulatory matters.
Wagner also assists publicly held clients with public reporting and disclosure, regulatory compliance (including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and securities exchange compliance), director and officer fiduciary duties, and corporate governance and policies and has considerable experience with registration and regulation of investment companies and investment advisers.
Prior to entering the University of Oklahoma, Wagner attended law school at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Faculdade de Direito, in his hometown of Sao Paulo, Brazil. His career experience includes working as a certified translator and interpreter (Portuguese/English) and as an English instructor to Brazilian business executives.
He is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.