Mr Christiano Chagas Monteiro de Melo > Demarest Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile
Demarest Advogados Offices
AV PEDROSO DE MORAES 1201
SÃO PAULO, SP 05419-001
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Mr Christiano Chagas Monteiro de Melo
Works in the tax area, with emphasis on tax planning, international taxation, foreign investments in Brazil, finance and capital market taxation, tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and of the debt and share issuance, structuring of investment funds and tax administrative proceedings.
LL.B. from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) School of Law, Brazil.
The tax team at Demarest Advogados is highlighted for its ‘hands-on‘ approach and ‘diversity‘. The sizeable team includes a number of lawyers who have previously worked at the Big Four accounting firms. Areas of specialism include direct and indirect tax, customs, transfer pricing and social security contributions. In a multi-jurisdictional matter, Carlos Eduardo Orsolon and Douglas Mota advised General Electric on the sale of its water business to SUEZ and Canadian fund CDPQ, the Brazilian tax aspects of which were particularly complex. Elsewhere, Marcello Pedroso and Rodrigo Campos have been advising numerous clients on the payroll tax exemption system. Catarina Rosa Rodrigues is highly recommended. Eloisa de Almeida Rego Barros Curi and Christiano Chagas Monteiro de Melo co-head the corporate and direct tax practice with Rodrigues; Marcelo Salles Annunziata leads the tax litigation department.
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- Banking and finance
- Bankruptcy and restructuring
- Capital markets
- Competition and antitrust
- Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime)
- Labour and employment
- Real estate
- Energy and natural resources > Electricity
- Intellectual property
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- Public law
- Energy and natural resources > Hydrocarbons
- Energy and natural resources > Mining
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