Ms Ana Carolina Fernandes Carpinetti > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Ana Carolina Carpinetti´s practice is focused on new technologies and digital economy. In the past years, Ana has been advising technology companies on several tax matters including cross border transactions, drafting of legal opinions on new products and services, structuring of businesses in the country.




Ana Carolina Carpinetti practices in the tax area, with a focus on serving tech companies on advisory and litigation matters. Ana Carolina has worked on the structuring of operations and transactions for several tech companies in Brazil, and currently assists them in understanding and addressing the tax impacts of cross-border contracts; in devising business models and considering their tax implications and risks; in structuring the business and activities of companies in Brazil; in preparing the documentation package and considering the tax implications for applications and technology platforms (mainly within the marketplace and sharing economy contexts); in tackling the tax impacts as new businesses are incorporated into existing Brazilian legislation; and in the structuring of audiovisual content distribution activities, also considering the impacts of regulatory taxes (CONDECINE). She also acts in administrative and court litigation in tax matters, and represents clients in disputes with the Brazilian tax authorities. 
She has been working at Pinheiro Neto since 2002 and became partner in 2019.


Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.


– Brazilian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications Law (ABDI)
– Brazilian Association of Financial Law (ABDF)


Ana received her bachelor´s degree from Universidade de São Paulo (2004), her specialization degree from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV in Business Administration (2006) and received a Master´s degree
from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (2012).

Researcher of the “Taxation and New Technologies” Study Group of the Professional Master’s Degree at FGV Direito SP.
Researcher at the Study Group “Brazilian Tax Reform: Challenges of the Digital Age” at the Center for Tax Studies at FGV Direito SP.
Executive coordination and classes in the “Taxation in the Digital Era” course at FGV/SP.
Participation in the research group set up by the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC) to study the granting of tax incentives to startups in Brazil.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Ana Carolina Fernandes CarpinettiPinheiro Neto Advogados

Pinheiro Neto Advogados‘ first-rate team is led by highly regarded tax litigator Sérgio Farina Filho, who has been a partner at the firm since 1993. The expertise within the overall group is equally deep, with a strong mix of experience and youth, covering the full range of direct and indirect tax issues. The team’s expertise also extends to the related areas of social security and customs. Among the partners, Luciana Rosanova GalhardoLuiz Roberto Peroba Barbosa and Giancarlo Chamma Matarazzo are names of note, often equally comfortable on disputes as they are consulting. Cristiane Matsumoto adds weight on the social security side. Key litigators include Marcelo Marques RoncagliaTércio Chiavassa and Rio-based partner Carlos Henrique Tranjan Bechara. The recently promoted Ana Carolina Fernandes Carpinetti is also singled out for praise.