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Machado Associados

SHS, QUADRA 06, CONJUNTO A, BLOCO A, SALA 808, COMPLEXO BRASIL XXI, 70316-100 - BRASÍLIA DF, BRAZIL
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Brazil

Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)
Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’) - ranked: tier 4

Machado Associados

Machado Associados has notable experience in M&A and a host of non-transactional corporate matters. It is a popular choice for international law firms seeking Brazilian counsel and also attracts a steady flow of instructions from its longstanding domestic and foreign clients. The infrastructure, energy, technology and automotive sectors are among the firm’s industry specialisms. Leading partners include Renata Almeida Pisaneschi, Luciana Felisbino and Gustavo de Freitas Leite, and they are supported by a large pool of experienced associates such as Caio Fink Fernandes.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Machado Associados

Tax litigation - ranked: tier 2

Machado Associados

Machado Associados advises on the gamut of taxation and provides a ‘tailor-made service’ to its clients. It is well known for its experience in the cosmetics sector, in which it has a number of high-profile clients, though its client base extends beyond that industry. It is well versed in cross-border matters, often working with leading international law firms. The ‘very open and direct’ Ricardo Marletti Debatin da Silveira ‘always seeks the best result’, and Paulo Rogério Garcia Ribeiro is also recommended. Founding partner José Maurício Machado has over 40 years of experience in tax and corporate law. Luís Rogério Farinelli specialises in direct tax, and Erika Yumi Tukiama in international tax.

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