Mr Filipe Richter > Veirano Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile
Veirano Advogados Offices
AV BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA ,3477
16º ANDAR – SÃO PAULO
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Mr Filipe Richter
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
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
Veirano Advogados elicits a huge amount of support from clients, who are quick to praise the firm for its advisory and litigation capabilities. Marcelo Reinecken leads the team from the Brasília office, from where the firm handles a broad range of federal tax disputes. The team also handles direct and indirect tax claims at the state and municipal levels. Corporate finance tax support is also high on the agenda, particularly in M&A, capital markets and private equity deals. Key members include Abel Amaro for indirect tax and customs advice, Ian Muniz, Marco Monteiro for direct tax issues, and well-regarded litigator Filipe Richter. Andre Carvalho in Rio is also noted for his advice to companies in the oil and gas sector. Since publication the firm has further strengthened the practice hiring former Pinheiro Neto Advogados senior associate, Leonardo Battilana, as a partner in January 2021.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- City focus - Porto Alegre > Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Competition and antitrust
- Corporate and M&A
- City focus - Porto Alegre > Dispute resolution
- Energy and natural resources > Electricity
- International trade and customs
- Projects and infrastructure
- Restructuring and insolvency
- City focus - Porto Alegre > Tax
- TMT: Tech, innovation and digital business
- Wealth and succession planning
- Energy and natural resources > Hydrocarbons
- Intellectual property
- City focus - Brasilia > Public law and regulation
- White-collar crime and investigations
- Dispute resolution: Litigation
- Public law
- TMT: Telecoms and media
- Dispute resolution: arbitration
- Transport and shipping