We proudly announce Maurício Braga Chapinoti as our new partner at PVG. Maurício holds a bachelor degree in Law from Mackenzie University, a pos-graduate degree in Tax Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC – SP), and has earned his LL.M. in International Tax Law from the International Tax Center (ITC) of Leiden University, in the Netherlands.
Maurício worked at Pinheiro Neto Advogados for 12 years, including periods as foreign associate at Loyens & Loeff, in the Netherlands and, with focus on transfer pricing, at RoyaltStat in Washington D.C., U.S.A. Maurício was a member for two years of the International Tax Services team of EY, in São Paulo and, before joining PVG, had been a partner at TozziniFreire Advogados for seven years.
During his professional trajectory, Maurício has acted in various areas of tax law, particularly in tax consultancy and administrative litigation. He has accumulated broad experience and recognition in corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, financial markets, international tax planning, transfer pricing, transfer of technology, estate planning, as well as in life sciences-related transactions, under the regulations of the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA).
“I am very glad and honored to join forces with the PVG team. The firm has highly qualified professionals, recognized by their excellent work. I arrive with a mind to collaborate with PVG’s history of growth and success! Our clients may count on a qualified, dedicated and attentive tax practice, finely tuned with their business needs and particularities. Count on us to help navigate through our challenging Brazilian tax environment!”
According to Chambers & Partners, Mauricio is highly recommended by clients, who state: “He really helped us understand the importance of the right tax approach.” Another source notes: “He is a pro-deal lawyer; his technical skills do not hinder the negotiations.“
PVG’s tax practice is designed to solve matters pertaining to varied economic sectors, with a multidisciplinary approach. With this mindset, we are able to identify problems, risks and opportunities, proposing the best legal and tax solutions derived from a detailed analysis of the client’s needs combined with a strategic understanding of the client’s business. Our work includes:
º Tax Consultancy
º International Tax Planning
º Customs Taxation
º Complex Transactions Tax Analysis
º Administrative and Judicial Tax Litigation
º Tax and Estate Planning
º Tax Audit Support
º Technical Support in Tax Policy and Negotiations of Tax Incentives