Areas of Expertise

Foreign Investment

  • • Legal and administrative advice for the incorporation of companies in Brazil;
  • • Determination of tax and customs impacts from operations;
  • • Tax planning regarding the entry and return of investments in Brazil;
  • • Advice before Banco Central do Brasil regarding capital entry and return

Customs Law & Foreign Trade

  • • dentification and implementation of special customs regimes and Drawback;
  • • Analysis of taxation in foreign trade operations;
  • • Customs valuation of goods;
  • • Defense in processes related to notices of violation regarding Import and Export Customs Clearance, as well as Fines and Confiscation.
  • • Refund and compensation of overpaid taxes in imports and exports;

Tax Law

  • • Tax Planning (studies and consultancy, by identifying legal means for reducing and refunding direct and indirect taxes falling upon companies);
  • • Consultancy and opinions on Brazilian and international Lax Law themes;
  • • Transfer Prices (identification and determination of control rules for transfer prices in Brazil, and prevention of disputes;
  • • Tax Litigation (filing of lawsuits, preparation of defense and appeals, both within the administrative as well as the judicial scope regarding federal, state and local taxes).

Corporate & Contractual Law

  • • Provision of legal advice services for structuring businesses in Brazil and abroad.
  • • Advice to companies, partners and shareholders regarding incorporation of companies, contractual amendments, preparation of corporate documents in general;
  • • Preparation of different kinds of contracts, commercial representation, franchising, etc.;
  • • Mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, commercial operations, installation of new companies, fiscal and social security due diligence;

Credit Recovery

  • • Credit collection actions;
  • • Judicial and extrajudicial credit recovery actions;
  • • Non-litigious collections

Stock Market

  • • Legal analysis of Receivables Securitization feasibility;
  • • Registration of publicly held companies;
  • • Issuance of debentures and shares;
  • • Representation of clients before CVM, BM&FBOVESPA, CETIP, Banco Central, partner financial institutions regarding the operation and remaining entities in the Stock Market;

Social Security Law

  • • We give advice in the defense and preparation of lawsuits;
  • • Actions to review benefits.

Property and Succession Management

  • • Legal strategy adapted to entrepreneurs longings, guaranteeing the protection of their personal property and the continuity of their companies;
  • • Composition and opening of Holding Companies by means of contractual acts and reduction of the different taxes falling upon successions;
  • • Preparation of wills, small-estate probate and probate process filing and follow-up.

Labor Law

  • • Preparation of legal defenses and appeals;
  • • Preparation of labor claims;
  • • Preventive advice before human resource departments;
  • • Advice for completing settlements in and out of courts

Civil Law

  • • Advice in the purchase, sale and rental of residential and commercial real estate, real estate development, public deeds and examination of miscellaneous documents.
  • • We provide services in the area of Family and Succession law;
  • • Counseling in cases of family property succession;
  • • Actions for damages;
  • • Pain and suffering, and consumer rights.

Intellectual Property

  • • Drafting of brand, patent, know-how, technology transfer, specialized technical service and technical assistance licensing agreements.
  • • Brand, patent and technology transfer registration before the INPI.
  • • Determination of tax impacts regarding brand, patent, know-how, technical service and technical assistance agreements.