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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Tax: Non-contentious

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What the team is known for

Pinheiro Neto Advogados is a top-flight firm with a revered tax department skilled at assisting national and international players from diverse industries, including automotive, technology and cosmetics, with an array of fiscal issues. Its highly regarded team frequently draws upon the firm's impressive expertise in other areas, such as corporate and insolvency, to advise on the fiscal implications of cross-border M&A transactions and acquisitions under judicial reorganisations. The team boasts additional expertise advising on the tax aspects of capital market operations and corporate restructuring.

Notable practitioners

Flávio Veitzman is a partner who joins the non-contentious table due to his demonstrated experience handling tax issues related to transactional and corporate mandates. A client remarks: "His knowledge in tax is very impressive, especially in the financial industry."

Partner Giancarlo Chamma Matarazzo remains active assisting domestic and international clients with tax issues relating to corporate reorganisations, as well as cross-border matters such as those involving double taxation treaties and transfer pricing. A source states: "He is an excellent tax planning lawyer," adding: "He is one of the most knowledgeable professionals I know." Another interviewee highlights his multidisciplinary skills, saying: "His opinions are very analytical because he has knowledge of both accounting and tax rules."

Luciana Rosanova Galhardo is an active professional assisting domestic and international corporations with a range of tax matters, with a commentator saying: "She is known for being a very hands-on professional in consultancy matters."A client states: "She demonstrated a high level of knowledge of international cross-sharing agreements and was able to meet the company's exact needs." Another interviewee adds: "Luciana is very pragmatic, objective and understands the needs of the client and the economic impact of the issue for the business."

"Excellent and well regarded" partner Luiz Roberto Peroba Barbosa remains a recognised name for advising companies on a range of tax matters. A market commentator states: "He has an important level of activity among companies from the telecommunications and new technology sectors, handling both advisory and litigation work."Another interviewee says he is "very knowledgeable."

Partner Ricardo Becker has a vast amount of experience assisting domestic and international clients, boasting particular expertise in the tax structuring of banking, finance and M&A transactions. A commentator says: "He is very knowledgeable about the financial market."

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Overview

We advise companies on the resolution of a variety of issues, whether in the advisory or litigation area, judicial or administrative. Our firm offers an in-depth vision of all the relevant alternatives, benefits and risks involved in each case toward a learned decision of the legal and tax departments or the executives of the companies involved.

Advisory

Counseling, memoranda and legal opinions on a wide range of tax matters. We adopt a forward-looking approach while mitigating potential conflicts or disputes with the tax authorities.

Judicial and administrative litigation

Advice in judicial and administrative proceedings toward cancellation of infraction notices at federal, state and municipal levels, and exemption from certain tax charges, with active participation in claims for refund of overpaid taxes.

Due diligence in corporate transactions

Advice to clients wishing to invest in other companies, identifying potential tax contingencies while offering subsidies and specific assessments to support the negotiations.

Tax planning

Experience in planning complex structures of large corporate groups, including cross-border tax practice, structuring merger and acquisition agreements, product distribution channels, among others.

Foreign trade

Expertise in tax matters involving foreign trade transactions, among which, tax classification rules, trade facilitation, transfer pricing, customs valuation, and rules of origin.

Tax: Non-contentious

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

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Rua Hungria, 1100

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01455-906

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Brazil

Tax: Non-contentious


Flávio Veitzman
Band 5
Giancarlo Chamma Matarazzo
Band 3
Luciana Rosanova Galhardo
Band 2
Luiz Roberto Peroba Barbosa
Band 3
Ricardo Becker
Band 4