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PRAÇA MARQUÊS DE POMBAL NO 16, 5 (RECEPTION)/6, 1250-163 LISBON, PORTUGAL
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Work +351 21 591 5220
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Fax +351 21 591 5244
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www.rfflawyers.com
Rogério Fernandes Ferreira & Associados, SP, RL, Rogério M Fernandes Ferreira, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

Rogério M Fernandes Ferreira

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Work +351 215 915 220
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Web:
www.rfflawyers.com
Rogério Fernandes Ferreira & Associados, SP, RL

Work Department

Tax & Business

Position

Founding Partner at RFF & Associados Areas of practice: Tax & Business Private Clients Internationalization Tax Litigation Customs Special consumption taxes VAT Accounting law Social Security and Labour Corporate Budget and Public Accounting Energy and infraestructure Litigation Tax Arbitration Criminal law and Tax related infringements Others

Career

  • - Lawyer, founding partner at RFF & Associados – Law Firm, SP, RL, since 2012
  • - Fiscal Commission member of Banco Espírito Santo SA, (appointed by Bank of Portugal), 2014‑2018
  • - Lawyer, Tax Law specialist, registered in Portuguese Bar Association, since 1989
  • - Lawyer, registered in Brazilian Bar Association, since 2015
  • - Board Member of the Portugal-US Chamber Of Commerce in New York, since 2016
  • - Tax arbitator of the Administrative and Tax Arbitration Board, since 2011
  • - “Tax correspondent” of the International Bureau Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), since 2015
  • - Coordinator of the work group about Procedures, Process and relation between Tax Administration and taxpayers, Department of Finances, 2008-2009
  • - President of the Commission for the Reform of Public Real Estate Assets, Ministry of Finances, 2005-2006
  • - Member of the work group for the Reform of the State Budget Legal Framework, Department of Finances, 1997-1998
  • - Member of the Committee Studying the Taxation of Financial Institutions and Products, Ministry of Finances, 1998-1999
  • - Member of the Legislation Committee within the Portuguese Bar Association, 2005
  • - Lawyer, partner and coordinator of the tax practice area in PLMJ – Law Firm, 2004-2012
  • - Member of the Committee for the Presentation of Reform Proposals on the Taxation of Lawyers and Law, 2004
  • - Tax Law Specialist for the Portuguese Bar since 2004
  • - Lawyer and Partner in Sérvulo Correia & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, 2001-2002
  • - Secretary of State in charge of Tax Affairs within the XIVthConstitutional Portuguese Government , 2001-2002
  • - Member of the Tax Offences Committee, Ministry of Finances, 1999
  • - Chairman of the Portuguese Fiscal Association, since 2008, Portuguese branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and of the Latin American Institute of Tax Law
  • - Member of the Tax Affairs Committee within the Portuguese Bar Association, 1991-1992
  • - Consultant for the Portuguese Insurance Institute (current Financial Supervision Authority), 1990-1999
  • - Lawyer by own account (Fernandes Ferreira – Advogados), 1989‑2000

Languages

Portuguese, English, French and Spanish

Member

  • - Alliance Française of Lisbonne
  • - European Association of Tax Law Professors
  • - Portuguese Fiscal Association (Chairman), Portuguese branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and of the Latin American Institute of Tax Law
  • - Inter-university Association of European Studies (co-founder)
  • - Economic and Social Development Association (SEDES)
  • - Portuguese Association of Tax Consultants (co-founder)
  • - Portuguese Association of International Law
  • - European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA)
  • - European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers (EFCL)
  • - International Bar Association (IBA)
  • - International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • - Geographical Society of Lisbon
  • - Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) – Full Member da STEP

Education

  • - Invited Professor (and founder) in the International Tax Course of the Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, since 2014
  • - Guest Associate Professor and co-coordinator, of the Master's Degree (1st year) in Tax Management, at the Instituto Superior de Gestão, 2009‑2014
  • - Guest Lecturer in Post-Graduate Program of the Universidade Agostinho Neto (Luanda, Angola)
  • - Guest Lecturer in Financial Instruments Post-Graduate Program of the Law and Justice Foundation (Cidade da Praia, Cabo Verde)
  • - Professor and guest lecturer for Tax Law Post-Graduate Progams in Tax Law and in Taxation within the Law Faculty of the Universidade de Lisboa and within the Business and Economic Faculty of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa
  • - Professor and guest lecturer for Tax Law Post-Graduate Progams in Tax Law and in Taxation within the Instituto Superior de Economia et Gestão, since 2000
  • - Assistant Professor in Legal and Economic Sciences area within the Law Faculty of the  Universidade de Lisboa, 1987-2000 and in Public Finances I,Tax Law I and II, and Portuguese Economy , 1987-2000
  • - Admitted in PhD programm in law, Legal and Economic Sciences with Tax Law specialisation, from the Law Faculty of the Universidade (Clássica) de Lisboa, 1997
  • - Master degree in Tax Law from the Universidade Católica Portuguesa de Lisboa,  1991
  • - European Studies post-graduation,  1990
  • - University lecturer Tax Law (Tax litigation and Arbitration) Post-Graduate Program in the Law Faculty of the Lisbon University (Clàssica), since 1997
  • - Law graduate by the Human Sciences Faculty of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa  of Lisbon, 1987

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