Specialized in Foreign Investment, Tax and Corporate 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).
• 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;
• 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
The PONTES VIEIRA LAWYERS office is structured through a personalized way of acting, based on excellence in customer service.
To this end, the office is made up of professionals with extensive experience in Brazil and abroad, combining academic and practical knowledge, able to provide legal advice on essentially national issues or with international implications.
We have Brazilian and foreign clients who operate in various sectors of the economy.
PONTES VIEIRA LAWYERS is an office with international scope, serving all Brazil and also other countries, through partnerships with offices in the United States, England, France, Portugal, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Colombia, Thailand and China.
PONTES VIEIRA LAWYERS ' reputation is internationally recognized. As an example, we can cite the award that one of its partners, Iure Pontes Vieira, received from the European Commission as the author of the best thesis on European Tax Law in 2011. We can also cite the office's participation in the preparation of the "Women, Business, Law (2018) ", produced by the World Bank.