Flavio Paranhos

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Veirano Advogados

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Local Time: Thursday 03:41

Practice Expertise

  • Taxation and Customs

Areas of Practice

  • Taxation and Customs

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Flávio Paranhos has more than thirteen years of experience handling tax matters for Brazilian and foreign clients focused on tax consulting, tax litigation and customs law. He counsels companies in the oil and gas industry, specifically assisting with issues related to the import of goods under special customs regimes.

Mr. Paranhos also defends companies against tax assessments filed by Federal, State and Local authorities with the aim of collecting Corporate Income Tax, Social Contributions, State Valued-Added Tax and Municipal Services Tax.

Clients rely upon Mr. Paranhos’s solid knowledge of tax litigation at the judicial and administration levels, enabling him to challenge a specific tax burdens and pursue opportunities to recover taxes unduly paid. He also drafts legal opinions on tax consulting issues and provides counsel on tax aspects of due diligence procedures for mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Bar Admissions
Brazilian Bar Association (Chapter of the State of Rio de Janeiro).

LL.M, International and Comparative Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, IL, 2012

LL.B, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 1999

International Tax Law Seminar – The OCDE’s Model and the Brazilian Practice, ABDF, Rio de Janeiro, 2013

Civil Procedural Law Course, Universidade Cândido Mendes (UCM), Rio de Janeiro, 2001

Areas of Practice

  • Taxation and Customs

Professional Career

Professional Associations
Chambers of Commerce and Associations

- American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham-RJ);
- British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (Britcham);
- Deutsch-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK).

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