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Veirano Advogados

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Veirano Advogados, Filipe Richter, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Filipe Richter

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Veirano Advogados

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Tax & Customs, Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions and German Desk




Filipe Richter represents clients in several types of tax litigation, preparing customized defenses, claims and appeals against administrative tax deficiency notices and judicial tax foreclosures. He also regularly handles administrative requests and judicial lawsuits on behalf of clients, including the presentation of oral arguments in several Brazilian Judicial and Administrative Courts.

Mr. Richter provides tax advice and tax planning to Brazilian and foreign clients on corporate and international tax matters. He also counsels national and international clients on the tax implications of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Brazil and conducts legal due diligence on related tax matters. Mr. Richter works with clients across a variety of industries including automobile, metallurgy, engineering, communication, logistic, education, marketing, tourism, IT, financial, oil & gas and energy.

Clients value Mr. Richter’s ability to effectively handle VAT and excise tax issues for import transactions and sales of merchandise in Brazil, municipal taxes for services rendered in Brazil and abroad, corporate and individual income taxes. He also advises on social security contributions imposed on individuals and corporations, in addition to taxation of telecommunication services and energy.

Mr. Richter advises companies on import and export transaction taxes and related customs duties, including import and export transactions within Mercosul. He also handles the application of provisions of the Tax Treaties that Brazil is party to and Brazilian transfer pricing rules. Mr. Richter is called upon to review and provide input on judicial and administration tax petitions drafted by colleagues.


English, German and Portuguese


American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), São Paulo
British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (BRITCHAM)
German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK)
World Services Group (WSG)
Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) – São Paulo


LL.M, International Tax Law, Wirtschaftsuniversität, Vienna, Austria, 2013
Specialization, Tax Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FVG), São Paulo, 2008
Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Tax Accounting, Associação Paulista de Estudos Tributários (APET), São Paulo, 2005
LL.B, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo, 2004



Within: Tax

Veirano Advogados attracts praise for its ‘deep knowledge’ in taxation. Its team is split between the firm’s offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and Porto Alegre. Practice head Marcelo Reinecken and highly recommended partner Marco Monteiro acted for Microsoft Mobile in a lawsuit to suspend and annul a confiscation penalty regarding past imports; after challenging the case at the administrative level, the team was retained to represent the client in judicial proceedings and successfully obtained an injunction to suspend the penalty. Abel Amaro’s expertise includes indirect tax and customs, and Filipe Richter, Flávio Paranhos and associate Fabio Barichello have notable experience in tax litigation. Fabiana Macedo made partner in January 2018.

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