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Ana Claudia Utumi will be a lecturer at the extension course in tax accounting for lawyers and other interested parties, which will be held by the Apet

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi will be a lecturer at the extension course in tax accounting for lawyers and other interested parties, which will be held by the São Paulo Association for Tax Studies (APET). Ana will speak about tax aspects of liabilities alongside with professor Alexandre Evaristo Pinto. The course will be online and […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi will be part of the faculty of the course on financial and capital market taxation held by ABDF

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will be part of the faculty of the course on financial and capital market taxation held by the Brazilian Association of Financial Law (ABDF). Ana will speak in a class on international taxation (inbound and outbound), regulation and taxation, together with professors Gustavo Lian Haddad and Roberto Duque Estrada. There […]

Utumi Advogados is a finalist at the Brazil’s Legal Summit 2nd Edition, in the category Best Law Firm in Wealth Management

Utumi Advogados is a finalist at the Brazil’s Legal Summit 2nd Edition, in the category Best Law Firm in Wealth Management. The award will elect the best Brazilian law firms in 27 categories. In the first stage of the award, the selection of the firms was made by Leaders League Brazil. After that, an open […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi spoke, on August 31st, on the webinar “BACCF 2022 Webinar

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi spoke, on August 31st, on the webinar “BACCF 2022 Webinar – Investing in the USA: Brazilian Tax aspects to be considered when structuring your business”, organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (BACCF) and by its Banking and Finance Committee. Ana spoke about the Brazilian tax aspects to […]

The 2023 edition of the ITR World Tax guide included Utumi Advogados

The 2023 edition of the ITR World Tax guide, released yesterday (Sep, 7), included Utumi Advogados among the leading firms in Brazil in the areas of General Corporate Tax, Tax Controversy, and Transactional Tax. Our  partner Ana Cláudia Utumi was also listed as a highly regarded practitioners in the areas of General Corporate Tax and […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi is a permanent lecturer in the Professional Masters in International and Comparative IBDT

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi is a permanent lecturer in the Professional Masters in International and Comparative Tax Law at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT).  Ana teaches a class on international tax planning and post-BEPS information exchange alongside with professor Roberto Codorniz Leite Pereira.  The 2022 edition of the course has started […]

Tomorrow, August 26, at 2pm Brazilian time, will be held the 1st Women in Taxation meeting

Tomorrow, August 26, at 2pm Brazilian time, will be held the 1st Women in Taxation meeting, at which our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias will be a speaker. Camila will address the international taxation topic and the event will debate other relevant issues such as tax planning in the view of the Administrative Council of Tax […]

All the videos from the I International Congress on Tax Law panels, organised by IAT

All the videos from the I International Congress on Tax Law panels, organised by the Instituto de Aplicação do Tributo (IAT), are now available at IAT’s YouTube channel. Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi was a panelist in the event, which was held in May in the city of Trancoso, in the state of Bahia. Ana […]

Ana Claudia Utumi will be a speaker at the V Brazilian Congress of Tax Law, held by the AMIDE

On August 24th, our partner Ana Claudia Utumi will be a speaker at the V Brazilian Congress of Tax Law, held by the Associação Mineira de Direito do Estado (AMIDE). Ana will talk about tax morality in the panel 2, which will discuss the future of the tax system. Eluiz Antônio Ribeiro Mendes (Unimontes) will […]

Camila Abrunhosa Tapias will participate in the live edition of Women in Taxation, talking about international taxation trends

Tomorrow, on August 4th, at 7:30pm, our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias will participate in the live edition of Women in Taxation, talking about international taxation trends. The live is part of a series of conversations preceding the event Women in Taxation, to be held on August 26, in São Paulo, with the purpose of bringing […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi was included among the leading Brazilian tax practitioners in the Expert Guides – Tax 2022

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was included among the leading Brazilian tax practitioners in the Expert Guides – Tax 2022 edition, just launched.  The publication, part of the Euromoney group, is based on peer review from all around the world and lists the best lawyers in from various practice areas and countries.  A special […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi was, included in the Band 1 of the Chambers and Partners Private Wealth Law ranking

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was, one more year, included in the Band 1 of the Chambers and Partners Private Wealth Law ranking, listed among the leading professionals in the area in Brazil. The list, part of the High Net Worth guide of the renowned British publication, was released yesterday. Happy with such result, […]

On August 26, will be held the 1st Women in Taxation meeting, at which our partner Camila Tapias will be a speaker

On August 26, at 2pm Brazilian time, will be held the 1st Women in Taxation meeting, at which our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias will be a speaker. Camila will address the international taxation topic and the event will debate other relevant issues such as tax planning in the view of the Administrative Council of Tax […]

Utumi Advogados is among the firms selected by Leaders League in the Wealth Management category for the open vote

Utumi Advogados is among the firms selected by Leaders League in the Wealth Management category for the open vote that will define the finalists of Brazil’s Leading Lawyers Awards. In its second edition, the award will define the best law firms in the country in 27 categories. The firms with the most votes from the […]

Ana Claudia Utumi was a speaker at the 7th Conference of Debates, organized by ABAT

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi was a speaker at the 7th Conference of Debates – Administrative and Judicial Tax Litigation, organized by the Brazilian Association of Tax Lawyers (ABAT) on June 29th. Ana was a panelist in a panel which discussed the criminalization of the Brazilian State VAR (ICMS) and the effects of a recent […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi will be a guest lecturer at the Accounting and Taxation Course organized by ABDF

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will be a guest lecturer at the Accounting and Taxation Course, organized by the Brazilian Association of Financial Law (ABDF), the Brazilian branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). Alongside Professor Diego Miguita, Ana will discuss taxation of business combinations. Raphael Furtado will be the debater in such class. The […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi will give a lecture in the Tax Planning extension course at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET)

Today, June 30th, our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will give a lecture in the Tax Planning extension course at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET). Ana will speak about International Tax Planning: investing in Brazil and abroad.  The course aims to provide contact with the main discussions involving tax planning structures, including the decisions […]

Utumi Advogados is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the 14th Annual U.S. and Latin America Tax Practice Trends Conference

Utumi Advogados is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the 14th Annual U.S. and Latin America Tax Practice Trends Conference, which will be hosted by the Tax Section of the American Bar Association (@ABA) in Miami, from June 15-17. Returning to the Mandarin Oriental Miami hotel after a two-year hiatus due to the […]

RI magazine has published an article authored by our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi

RI magazine has published an article authored by our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi in its commemorative edition of the 25th anniversary of the Brazilian Institute for Investor Relations (IBRI). Entitled “Double Taxation US-Brazil: possible effects on Companies and cross border business”, the text was part of the “APIMEC” Section in the magazine. “If double taxation […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi will co-chair a panel at the “14th Annual U.S. and Latin America Tax Practice Trends Conference”

On June 6, at 3:15 pm (local time), our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will co-chair a panel at the “14th Annual U.S. and Latin America Tax Practice Trends Conference”, organized by the American Bar Association (ABA) The Florida Bar Tax Section in Miami. Along with Robert H. Moore (Baker McKenzie), she will chair the panel “Tax Aspects of Cross-Border […]

The newspaper Valor Econômico interviewed our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the recent decision of the Superior Chamber of the Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (Carf)

The newspaper Valor Econômico interviewed our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the recent decision of the Superior Chamber of the Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (Carf), which allowed a taxpayer to use the value of a tax offset subsequently canceled in another. According to the article, the credit was generated after the company (Excelsior Pneus […]

The edition of the guide Análise Advocacia Regional included Utumi Advogados among the most admired law firms in São Paulo

The second edition of the guide Análise Advocacia Regional included Utumi Advogados among the most admired law firms in São Paulo.   The guide, published by Análise Editorial, listened to the opinions of 990 legal and financial officers of the largest companies in Brazil in order to rank the firms in the five regions of […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi talked about the deadline for brazilian taxpayers filing the Income Tax

In an interview to Band News TV Channel, our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi talked about the deadline for brazilian taxpayers filing the Income Tax, the changes made by the IRS, and tried to clarify common questions from taxpayers.  She also warned about the penalty applied for those who don’t file their tax return on time […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi will be a speaker at the session of the Permanent Corporate Tax Committee of ABAT – Associação Brasileira de Advocacia Tributária

Today, May 26, at 5 pm, our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will be a speaker at the session of the Permanent Corporate Tax Committee of ABAT – Associação Brasileira de Advocacia Tributária (the Brazilian Association of Tax Lawyers). Ana will speak on Tax Planning in view of the Declaration of the Constitutionality of art. 116, […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi is one of the scientific coordinators and also a lecturer in the International Tax Law Extension Course

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi is one of the scientific coordinators and also a lecturer in the International Tax Law Extension Course, which is held by the São Paulo Association of Tax Studies (APET) and has started this week.   Ana will teach classes on the application of treaties to avoid double taxation and also […]

Utumi Advogados sponsors the VI International Congress on Tax Law in Rio de Janeiro

Utumi Advogados is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the VI International Congress on Tax Law in Rio de Janeiro, held by the Brazilian Association of Financial Law (ABDF), which takes place from May 18 to 20.   The event pays tribute to Justice Regina Helena Costa and will have as its theme […]

I International Congress on Tax Law with Ana Cláudia Utumi

Today (May 4th), our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will spoke in the I International Congress on Tax Law, held by the Instituto de Aplicação do Tributo (IAT), in Trancoso, Bahia. Ana will spoke in a panel on Income Tax Reform, chaired by Paulo Ayres Barreto. Also present at the panel will be Karem Jureidini Dias, […]

Ilse Salazar Andriotti spoke, alongside with Prof. Dr. Rolf Madaleno, in the symposium  “Income Tax Incidence on Alimony – Reflections on ADI no. 5422”

Our associate Ilse Salazar Andriotti spoke, alongside with Prof. Dr. Rolf Madaleno, in the symposium  “Income Tax Incidence on Alimony – Reflections on ADI no. 5422”, recently held by IBDFAM and the Young Ibederman commission.   The debates were focused on family law and tax law issues in regards to the incidence of Income Tax […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participated in the National Tax Conference 2022, by Live University

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi participated in the National Tax Conference 2022, organized by Live University, which brought together tax experts from around the country to discuss trends and relevant insights in the area. Ana spoke in a panel about taxation of the digital economy. The panel also included Caio Augusto Takano (moderator) Murilo Galeote […]

Utumi Advogados has received the “CESA 2021 Seal – Gender Equity”, in the Allied category

We are honored to share that Utumi Advogados has received the “CESA 2021 Seal – Gender Equity”, in the Allied category. Based on female leadership since its foundation, this recognition reinforces our firm’s commitment and values related to the protagonism of women. The recognition, published by CESA – the Center for Studies of Law Firms, […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi will take part in the “VI International Congress on Tax Law in Rio de Janeiro”

On May 20th, our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will take part in the “VI International Congress on Tax Law in Rio de Janeiro”, in honor of Justice Regina Helena Costa, and held by the Brazilian Association of Financial Law – ABDF. Ana will participate in the panel “The principle of contributive capacity and taxation on […]

IX Brazilian Congress of International Tax Law

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will be a speaker at the “IX Brazilian Congress of International Tax Law”, organized by the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT). Ana will be in the panel “The ‘Pillar One’ in the perspectives of developed and developing countries” alongisde Allison Christians, Belema Obuoforibo, Luiz Guilherme de Medeiros Ferreira, and […]

Camila Tapias was interviewed by the website “Elas Que Lucrem” to speak about three Proposed Amendments to the Brazilian Constitution

Our partner Camila Tapias was interviewed by the website “Elas Que Lucrem” to speak about three Proposed Amendments to the Brazilian Constitution related to the business and taxation environment in Brazil, presented on April 12th by a group of 300 Brazilian businessmen gathered by Instituto Unidos Brasil (IUB). Camila points out that among the main […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi will be a speaker at WIN IFA Mexico event

Today, 4/19, at 8.30am (Mexico City), our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will be a speaker at WIN IFA Mexico event “New Tax Trends in Latin America”. Sandra Pineda Guevara (Colombia) will join our partner in this unmissable talk. Register for IFA Mexico Members at https://lnkd.in/d-a-SunR

Is it an investment in Brazil or abroad? See how to declare BDR in IR 2022

In an interview to the website Seu Dinheiro, our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi talked about how to declare Brazilian Depositary Receipts (BDRs) in the 2022 Income Tax. According to the news piece, the tax treatment of dividends for those who invest in BDRs is the same as for those who invest in stocks abroad. In […]

Camila Tapias will be the professor of the extension course “New Tendencies in Tax Law” at FDSM

Our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias will be one of the teachers of the extension course “New Trends in Tax Law” at the Law School of Sul de Minas (FDSM), which will begin on May 13. The course will be held in seven Saturdays and Camila will teach a class on Taxation and Wealth, on the […]

Taís Capitanio is the author of the April issue of Wealth Planning View

Our attorney Taís Capitanio authored the April edition of the Wealth Planning View, a monthly publication by Monte Bravo Investimentos. In the article, she talks about planning opportunities and recent discussions related to Private Pension in Brazil. Check out the full article: https://lnkd.in/dDe3dZs5

Ana Cláudia Utumi moderates monthly STEP Brazil meeting to celebrate women’s month

As a celebration to the Women’s Month, STEP Brasil’s last monthly meeting featured an outstanding female panel, composed by Lisa Worcman and Elisabeth Lewandowski Libertuci, and moderated by our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi and Andréa Caliento. The meeting addressed discussions on tax and succession aspects of investments in startups, mining and investments in cryptocurrencies, activities […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi is the author of the Brazil chapter of the “Corporate Tax 2022” yearbook of the International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) series

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi authored the Brazil’s chapter of the 2022 Corporate Tax guide, part of the International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) series, published by the Global Legal Group (GLG). The book, coordinated by William Watson, partner at the British law firm Slaughter and May, provides an overview of the tax scenario in more […]

Retirees with serious illnesses can get income tax exemption

Our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias talked to InfoMoney | IM+ explaining how retired taxpayers and those with serious #illnesses listed in the Law can benefit from the #exemption from Income Tax. According to her, only the amounts received by retirees or pensioners as retirement or pension will be tax exempt. This exemption is also valid […]

Ilse Salazar will participate in the symposium “Income tax incidence on alimony”

Our lawyer Ilse Salazar will participate on April 13, at 7pm, in the symposium “Income tax incidence on alimony”, held by IBDFAM. On that occasion, she and lawyer Rolf Madaleno will bring reflections about the Direct Unconstitutionality Action (ADI) N. 5422. To learn more and register for the symposium, access: https://lnkd.in/dsbhTzZd

Ana Cláudia Utumi talks about cryptocurrency taxation in an interview

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi was interviewed by Daniel Constantino, CEO of LionTech, a platform that supports IR assessment for capital markets investors, in a chat about cryptocurrency taxation that involved, among other topics, taxation of mining and disposal of these assets, as well as impacts on income tax returns.

Nathalia Manfrinatti is co-author of an article in the book “Dimensions of Justice in Interdisciplinary Readings”

Our intern Nathalia Manfrinatti co-authored an article in the book “Dimensions of Justice in Interdisciplinary Readings”, published by LiberArs. Together with Letícia Scheidt Gregianin and Natatália Victoria Llorante Ariza, Nathalia wrote the chapter “Financing women’s campaigns and the tension between party autonomy and internal democracy of political parties”. The collective work was coordinated by Arthur […]

Ana Cláudia Akie among the most admired women lawyers in Brazil in the guide Análise Advocacia Mulher

The Análise Advocacia Mulher guide has once again listed our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi among the most admired tax lawyers in Brazil. Honored by this recognition, we thank our team, partners, and clients for their trust in our work.

Ana Cláudia Utumi on CNN radio talking about the guidelines for regulating the cryptocurrency market in Brazil

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi talked to journalist Roberto Nonato, from the CNN Manhã program, of CNN Brasil, about the Bill 3.825/2019, which brings guidelines for the regulation of the cryptocurrency market in Brazil, approved by the Commission of Economic Affairs of the Senate. In the interview, Ana explained that the PL “comes to regulate […]

Chambers Global: Utumi Advogados and Ana Cláudia Utumi among the leading tax advisory firms

Utumi Advogados and our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi were included among the leading firms and professionals in Brazil in the Tax Advisory practice by the brand new Chambers Global guide, launched today. Honored with this recognition, we thank our team, our clients, and our partners. We know that this is the result of our […]

Carf’s Higher Chamber removes Income Tax on the incorporation of shares

In an interview for the newspaper Valor Econômico, our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi talked about the decision of the Superior Chamber of the Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (Carf) to rule out the incidence of Income Tax on the incorporation of shares. According to the article, the incorporation of shares is provided for in […]

Federal Revenue collects taxes on ICMS tax incentives

The newspaper Valor Econômico talked to our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi about the Federal Revenue Service’s movement to demand taxes on ICMS tax incentives. According to the article, tax lawyers all over the country have been advising clients to continue considering the incentives as investment subsidies and exempt them from taxation. “I see no […]

Calendar: 2/2 – 9am | Ana Cláudia Utumi – STEP Brazil Meeting: “Planning for U.S. Assets or U.S. Resident Family Members: Key U.S. Tax Issues”

On February 2, at 9am, our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will coordinate alongside with Fabio Concesi (STEP Miami’s chair), the first 2022 monthly meeting of the STEP Association Brazil, of which she is chair. The meeting, which will be held in partnership with STEP Miami, will address the planning of assets in the US and […]

Camila Abrunhosa Tapias is the co-author of the digital book “Processo Administrativo, Judicial e Execução Fiscal no Século XXI – Volume II”

Our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias is a co-author of the e-book “Administrative and Judicial Proceedings and Tax Enforcement in the XXIst Century – Volume II”, published by Max Lemonad Publishing House. The e-book is the result of a working group formed within the Tax Studies Center of Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School in São Paulo […]

2/10 at 9:30 AM | Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in the XVIII National Congress of Tax Studies, of IBET

On December 10, at 9:30am, our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi will be a speaker in the XVIII National Congress of Tax Studies, organized by the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET). Ana will speak on the last day of the event, at a panel on Taxation of the Digital Economy and the Global Minimum […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi and Camila Abrunhosa Tapias among the top tax lawyers in Brazil – Best Lawyers

Our partners Ana Cláudia Utumi e Camila Abrunhosa Tapias were included among the leading tax lawyers in Brazil by the traditional legal directory Best Lawyers. Based on purely peer review, Best Lawyers has been publishing its guides in more than 70 countries for over three decades. In Brazil, the “The Best Lawyers in Brazil” is […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi e Camila Abrunhosa Tapias entre as principais advogadas tributárias do Brasil – Best Lawyers

Nossas sócias Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi, PhD, CFP®, TEP® e Camila Abrunhosa Tapias foram reconhecidas pela publicação norte-americana Best Lawyers entre as principais advogadas do Brasil na área de Direito Tributário. Tradicional diretório jurídico, o Best Lawyers publica guias em mais de 70 países, há mais de três décadas. Suas pesquisas e resultados são baseados na opinião de profissionais da área […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participates in the XIX Tax Law Symposium

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the XIX Tax Law Symposium of APET. Ana spoke about Taxation of New Technologies in panel 4, which was moderated by Valdirene Lopes Franhani. The panel also had Renato Nunes, addressing the Taxation of Startups, and Alberto Macedo, who will discuss the Taxation of the Internet of […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi entre os líderes da área tributária na América Latina – LACCA Aprovved

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi has been included, for another year, among the leading Latin American tax professionals by the LACCA Approved guide! Published by the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA), the guide brings together the region’s leading private practice lawyers who have been personally recommended by LACCA members, the top general counsel […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi will participate in IFA’s International Congress “The Global Tax Agreement: The Two Pillar Solution

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will speak at the International Congress “The Global Tax Agreement: The Two Pillar Solution”, organized by the International Fiscal Association (IFA). Ana will chair the Latin America panel, which will have as panelists Armando Lara Yaffar (Mexico), Edgar Ivan Herrera (Panama), Juan David Velasco (Colombia), Liselott Kana (Chile), and Luciana […]

Utumi Advogados included by Leaders League among the top in Tax and Wealth Management

Utumi Advogados was listed among the leading Brazilian firms in the areas of Tax Advisiry, Tax Litigation and Wealth Management by the recent launched Leaders League Brasil Transaction & Deals guide! Our partners Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi and Camila Abrunhosa Tapias were also listed as leaders in the practices. Honored to be included in such […]

Justice authorizes retiree to deduct extraordinary contributions from income tax

The newspaper Valor Econômico interviewed our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the right of retirees to deduct extraordinary contributions required by large pension funds to balance accumulated deficits from income tax. According to the article, the issue has gained importance with the plans for equating accumulated deficits adopted by the country’s large pension funds – […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in the 6th International Tax Congress of IFA Bolivia

The 6th International Tax Congress of the Asociación Fiscal Internacional (IFA) Bolivia counted with the participation of our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi. Ana spoke at The Women of IFA Network (WIN) Conversation about the experience of tax transparency in Latin America alongside Cecilia Delgado (Peru). The event ends November 12 and features renowned Latin […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi gives Master Class in Tax MBA

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi gave a master class in the MBA Tax Course at CEDIN – Center for Studies in Law and Business. Ana spoke about Tax Reform, having as a fundamental issue the simplification of the tax system without increasing the tax burden. The course is coordinated by Lílian Souza, Valter Lobato, […]

Chambers & Partners included Utumi Advogados among the top tax advisory firms in Brazil

Chambers and Partners has included Utumi Advogados among the leading Brazilian firms in the Tax Non-Contentious area in its new released Brazil Transactional 2021 guide. The renowned British publication also listed our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi among the leading professionals in the area! A special thanks to our clients and friends for the trust that […]

Utumi Advogados included among Latin America’s leading law firms in Latin Lawyer 250 2021

The 2021 edition of Latin Lawyer’s LL 250 guide included Utumi Advogados among the Latin America leading firms in the tax practice. Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was also mentioned among the leading tax professionals in Brazil. In its 23rd edition, the annual guide, which was released last month, lists the leading firms and […]

Utumi Advogados included in The Legal 500 2022 in the areas of Tax Advisory and Estate Planning

Utumi Advogados has been included by the new guide The Legal 500 2022 as one of the leading law firms in Brazil in the areas of Advisory Tax and Estate Planning! In addition, our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi was highlighted by the publication as a leading professional in both areas! We congratulate our entire […]

Debate on Tax Reform promoted by the Centro de Estudos das Sociedades de Advogados counts with the participation of Ana Cláudia Utumi

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi will be a moderator today (10/18) in a debate on the Tax Reform organized by CESA – Center for Studies of Law Firms. The webinar will be live broadcast on CESA’s YouTube from 6 pm, and will feature the special participation of Senator Angelo Coronel, rapporteur of Bill No. […]

Utumi Advogados and Ana Cláudia Utumi are highlighted for another year by World Tax ranking

Utumi Advogados was once again recognized as a leading Brazilian firm in the 2022 edition of International Tax Review’s World Tax guide in the General Corporate Tax, Transactional Tax and Tax Controversy areas. Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was also listed among the Brazilian leading lawyers by World Tax’s Women in Law guide. We […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in a round table with Everardo Maciel

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in a round table alongside professor and tax consultant Everardo Maciel, in which they discussed the prospects and scenarios of the Tax Reform. The event was organized by the Business and Commercial Association of Maringá (ACIM), the Tax Law Commission of OAB-Maringá, and the Tax Law Institute of […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi attended the IV Meeting of the International Tax Network of the Inter-American Center for Tax Administration

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi attended the IV Meeting of the International Tax Network of the Inter-American Center for Tax Administration – CIAT to discuss the “Toolkit” Project for the Management, Resolution and Prevention of International Tax Litigation.

Congress discusses income tax exemption for people with Covid-19 sequelae

Our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias was interviewed by Veja magazine about the bill that provides income tax exemption for retirees with severe sequelae from Covid-19, approved yesterday by the House of Representatives. Read the full article: https://lnkd.in/dtSwUr3z

na Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the digital event “ABES Software Conference: Exponential Waves and Digital Resilience”

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the digital event “ABES Software Conference: Exponential Waves and Digital Resilience”. The panel had Ana Cláudia’s participation along with Jorge Sukarie and Washington Coelho. The moderation was by Cristina De Luca.

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in a discussion promoted by Itaú Private Bank about the impacts of tax reform on investments

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in a discussion promoted by Itaú Private Bank about the impacts of tax reform on investments. The conversation was mediated by William Heuseler and had the participation of Prof. Dr. Heleno Torres.

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi takes part in the 10th edition of the Costa Rican Tax Conference

The 10th edition of the Costa Rican Tax Conference counted with the participation of our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi. Ana Cláudia spoke in the panel Taxation of the Digital Economy alongside Diego Salto, president of IFA LATAM and Gabriela Castro Mora, investment director of the Costa Rican Ministry of Foreign Trade. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator […]

CSLL: what it is, how it works and how it is charged

The JOTA website published an article signed by our partners Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi and Camila Abrunhosa Tapias entitled “CSLL: what it is, how it works and how it is charged”. The text is part of the WIKIJOTA project and aims to comment, briefly, on some of the main concepts, aspects and developments involving the […]

IR reform version helps index and receivables funds

Valor Econômico newspaper interviewed our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi about the impacts of the Tax Reform on investments in the financial and capital markets. Read the full text: https://lnkd.in/dRcur8js

Ana Cláudia Utumi takes part in ABAT’s event on Tax Reform

The Brazilian Association of Tax Lawyers (ABAT), held on August 04, 05 and 11, an event on “Latest developments on Tax Reform” with the participation of our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi. The event discussed the Government’s Tax Package regarding the taxation of income tax on profits and dividends and what are the impacts for […]

Insurance for acquisitions may release up to R$ 60 bi

Our partner Camila Tapias was interviewed by Valor Econômico newspaper and spoke about the possibility of substitution of ‘escrow accounts’ by guarantee insurance in M&A operations. Read the full text: https://lnkd.in/dWNqHqrs

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in a live broadcast about Tax Reform

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi talks with Daniel Constantino de Oliveira about “How Tax Reform can affect your investments”, on the LionTechIR channel on Instagram.

Ana Cláudia Utumi was recommended by Chambers Review in the category Private Wealth Law – Brazil

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was nominated in the “individual profile for High Net Worth 2021” by Chambers Review in the category “Private Wealth Law – Brazil”.

IM answers: how will the exemption for stock sales look like with the tax reform?

The InfoMoney portal interviewed our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the tax reform and the exemption for stock sales. The article was also published in Trade News, InforCia, Info Investimento and Página do Estado. Read the full article.

JOTA Article: Tax Reform? Inconveniences of dividend taxation

The portal JOTA published an article signed by our partner Ana Claudia Utumi in the ABDF Financial Law column. The text brings reflections on the inconvenience of taxing dividends as proposed in Bill No. 2.337/2021. Read the full text: https://lnkd.in/d4ippbg

Tax reform may end barrier to short-term “rentierism”

Valor Investe talked to our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the tax reform. According to the article, the proposed unification of taxes for fixed income should end the stimulus given since 2004 to longer-term investment. And, furthermore, it may bring harmful side effects to the national debt profile. On the other hand, specialists ponder that […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in the 1st Round of Discussions on the Impacts of Tax Reform on Family Wealth

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participated in the 1st Round of Discussions on the Impacts of Tax Reform on Family Wealth. The event was organized by Wright Capital Wealth Management and coordinated by Alexandre Lindenbojm.

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in STEP Brazil Webinar on the impacts of Tax Reform on business families

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi was one of the speakers in STEP Brazil’s webinar celebrating its 30th anniversary. With the theme “Tax Reform 2021 – Prospects and possible impacts for entrepreneurial families”, the meeting discussed the impacts of the measures proposed in PL 2.337/2021 on family businesses. Watch it in full: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20iPLCbR84A

See what the income tax for investors will look like in the government’s tax reform

Folha de S. Paulo newspaper interviewed our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the income tax changes for investors in the government’s tax reform. Read the full article.

Find out what the income tax for investors will look like under the government’s tax reform

The Amazonas Atual portal talked to our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the federal government’s proposal to modify the Income Tax bringing several changes for investors, in order to simplify taxation and bring it closer to that of other countries. “The government said it would keep benefits for the real estate and agribusiness sectors, important […]

Tax reform and B3’s profits (B3SA3): See the 5 most read news of the week

The Suno portal talked to our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the tax reform that could stimulate day-trade operations. In her view, the unification of the income tax rate and the calculation of day trade along with other operations may encourage the strategy of buying and selling on the same day. “Although day trade involves […]

Tax destruction

Isto É Dinheiro magazine talked to our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi about the tax reform proposal sent to Congress. According to the article, the new proposal raises taxes on companies, punishes production, favors rent-seeking, and opens space for negotiations and lobbies that are not very republican. Read the full article.

Apet holds tomorrow (02) Extraordinary Meeting to understand IR and CSLL Reforms

The site Investimentos e Notícias published a note about an extraordinary meeting at Apet that will be attended by our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi. According to the site, the intentions and explicit and implicit effects of the Federal Revenue’s proposal to reform the rules for corporate income tax, individual income tax and CSLL will be […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi is interviewed by the Journal of Financial Planning

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was interviewed by JAFP – Japanese Association of Financial Planners for the Journal of Financial Planning. Ana Cláudia is a board member and president-elect of the Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. Learn more about JAFP’s activities at https://lnkd.in/e-j6brg

Ana Cláudia Utumi gave a class in the FDV post-graduation course

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi gave a class for the post-graduation students at FDV (Vitória Law School). The topic presented was International Tax Planning. In the class, she addressed how to determine if “one of” the main purposes of a transaction was tax economy.

I Course on Taxation of Financial and Capital Markets by IBDT has a class by Ana Cláudia Utumi

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi gave a class on the I Course on Taxation of the Financial and Capital Markets of IBDT – Brazilian Institute of Tax Law. The topic presented was the Practical Aspects of Taxation of Investment Funds, which was part of the class called Investment Funds and their Taxation. To learn […]

Global minimum tax would have little impact in Brazil

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi gave an interview to the newspaper Valor Econômico about taxation of the so-called big tech. A potential agreement between developed countries to institute a global minimum tax for multinationals is on the agenda. However, Brazil not be benefited or impacted by the measure, since it would be shielded from […]

Left Brazil in 2020? See how to fill out the declaration of definitive departure from the country

The portal Seu Dinheiro interviewed our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi about the tax obligations of those who left Brazil in 2020. In this case, it is necessary to make a definitive exiting statement. Those who leave the country without communicating to the IRS are subject to double taxation, fines for late income tax returns, […]

ANA CLÁUDIA UTUMI LECTURES AT THE VII BRAZILIAN CONGRESS OF CURRENT TAX LAW

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the VII Brazilian Congress of Current Tax Law. The event took place between May 26 and 28, and addressed the topic “Consistency of decisions on tax matters in higher courts: material and procedural aspects”. There were more than 80 panels and panelists, among them the minister of […]

How to declare emergency aid and emergency rescue of FGTS in Income Tax?

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was interviewed by the portal Seu Dinheiro about the declaration of the Income Tax 2021. In the article, Ana Cláudia tried to clarify doubts about how to declare the emergency aid and the FGTS redemption. To better understand the rules and read the full article, access: https://bit.ly/3vrXVQU

Income Tax: Do I need to pay income tax when the property is expropriated?

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was interviewed live by Seu Dinheiro to answer readers’ questions about Income Tax 2021. The interview is part of the project of the Definitive Guide to Income Tax, created by the vehicle. Watch the full interview: https://bit.ly/3tOqgPS

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in Fecomércio MG’s Tax Law Seminar

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi spoke at Fecomércio MG’s Seminar on Tax Law on April 30th. In the event, tax solutions for the current crisis we are facing were discussed. Ana Cláudia’s lecture was about tax planning.

STEP Brazil’s monthly meeting discussed trust regulation in the country

The last meeting of STEP Brazil, which took place on April 28th, was coordinated by our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi. The meeting discussed the regulation of trust structures in Brazil. This month’s edition featured a lecture by Alessandro A. Fonseca (director STEP Brazil and partner at Mattos Filho Advogados), coordination by Ana Cláudia Utumi […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in the International Taxation in Mexico and Brazil webinar

On April 28th, our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the International webinar Taxation in Mexico and Brazil, an event organized by ABDF Financial Law and WIN IFA Mexico. Together with Ana Carolina Monguilod, Ximena García Torres and Stephanie Uribe, they discussed the advances of international taxation in Brazil and Mexico, in celebration of […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in a panel that discussed the UN report on “Financial Integrity for Sustainable Development”

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated as a debater in an event that discussed the impacts in Brazil of the conclusions and recommendations of the FACTI Report (High Level Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity), developed by the United Nations based on the report on “Financial Integrity for Sustainable Development”. The event, […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in event about Corporate Income Tax

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in a live event, alongside other great experts, to debate controversial issues on Corporate Income Tax. The online panel was organized and broadcasted on João Paulo Lira’s Youtube channel. Among those present were Luis Eduardo Schoueri, Alessandra Okuma, Paulo Ayres Barreto, Nereida Horta, João Paulo Barbosa Lyra, and […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was elected chairman of the Financial Planning Standards Board

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi has been elected president of the Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), the governing body of the prestigious CFP (Certified Financial Planner) certification, which counts more than 180 thousand certified professionals in over 30 countries. In Brazil, the FPSB affiliate is Planejar – Brazilian Association of Financial Planners, with […]

Its Club Meeting invites Ana Cláudia Utumi to talk about International Tax Planning

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was the special guest at the monthly meeting exclusively for Its Club members in April. At the digital event, she spoke about International Tax Planning.

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in the Women Leaders of STEP Americas webinar

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the interactive virtual event as a panelist alongside STEP Canada, Colombia and US presidents to discuss jurisdictional updates on pandemic responses and emerging issues impacting family planning. Debaters included Pamela L. Cross (STEP Canada), Ana Maria Correa Echeverri, (STEP Colombia), Ceci Hassan (STEP Miami). The event was […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi moderates the 1st Women of IFA Network (WIN) IFA LATAM webinar on tax planning

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi moderated the 1st Women of IFA Network (WIN) IFA LATAM Webinar whose theme was tax planning. Participating in the event as speakers were: Carolina Rozo Gutiérrez (WIN Colombia); Fabiola Díaz Prado (President, WIN Mexico; WIN Global Committee); Marilu Pedraza (WIN Peru; former IFA LATAM President); Priscilla Zamora (President, WIN Costa […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi is a speaker at the seminar “Cost Sharing – Controversial Aspects”, promoted by IBDT

Our partner Ana Cláudia Utumi participated as a speaker at the Seminar “Cost Sharing – Controversial Aspects”, promoted by IBDT (Brazilian Institute of Tax Law) from March 22 to 26. The project is the result of the recent initiative of the Research Center (NUPEM) to bring to the academic debate practical and relevant themes that […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi is a speaker at the international virtual conference “Advising Latin American families in a transparent world”

Alongside José Chiarella, Manuel José Garces, Robert Reymond and Pedro Ramírez, our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in an international online event that discussed important tax topics during the seminar “Advising Latin American families in a transparent world”. This large virtual conference took place on March 24th and 25th, bringing a series of relevant […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi debates the challenges of tax administration in a shared VAT scenario

Our partner participated in an online debate that discussed what would be the challenges for Tax Administrations after tax reform, which would include a single consumption tax, shared between the Union, States and Municipalities. According to her, this may “seem like an exercise in futurology, but discussing these challenges is very important for both the […]

Software Taxation and STF

The Brazilian Association of Financial Law (ABDF) column in this week’s JOTA brought an article signed by our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi on the topic “Software Taxation and STF”. In the text, she explains how and why the Supreme Court decided that ISS should be levied on transactions with applications and no longer ICMS. […]

Repatriation Law is the theme of a debate that counted with the presence of Ana Cláudia Utumi

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the virtual debate on the Repatriation Law, organized by APET Tax Law, under the coordination of Arthur Maria Ferreira Neto and mediation of Marcelo Magalhães Peixoto. The panel included Ana Carolina Monguilod, Luiz Gustavo A.S. Bichara and Alexandre Wunderlich. Check it out in full: https://youtu.be/O0Zpko4K7v0

Ana Cláudia Utumi and Camila Tapias are among the most admired women in the tax area

An unprecedented ranking that shows the female highlights of Law pointed our partners Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi and Camila Abrunhosa Tapias among the most admired women in the tax area. “With more than 1,100 representatives, the new ranking follows almost all the guidelines of Análise Advocacia 2020, with rankings by specialties, economic sectors and federal […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in the international seminar “XV Jornadas Nacionais de Direito Tributário

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was one of the speakers at the international seminar “XV Jornadas Nacionais de Direito Tributário”, held by the prestigious Peruvian Institute of Tax Law – IPDT. Along with Cesar Garcia Novoa (Spain), Edgar M. Anaya Bourgoing (Mexico), and Pablo Sergio Varela (Argentina), she discussed Tax Inspection and Consumer Rights. […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in webinar on “Tax Policy and Corporate Restructuring

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was one of the speakers at the webinar “Tax Policy and Corporate Restructuring”, where she lectured on Corporate Reorganizations, Substance and Business Purpose. The event was held by GEPT – Study Group on Tax Policy, and had Alberto Carbonar, Mitale Sampaio, and Gabriel Balbi Cerviño as mediators. Among the […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi is part of the faculty of IBDT’s Master in International and Comparative Tax Law

The Professional Master’s in International and Comparative Tax Law from IBDT – Brazilian Institute of Tax Law, has our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi on its faculty. Offered by IBDT since 2017, it is a stricto sensu postgraduate course recognized by MEC and that confers the title of Master and has only PhD professors, with […]

With proposed change in ICMS, Bolsonaro government pressures governors

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi talked with journalist Monalisa Perrone in the podcast “E Tem Mais”, of CNN Brasil about the consequences of a possible change in the ICMS, a tax that currently corresponds to a large part of the state governments’ revenue. Ana Cláudia Utumi talked about the risks of creating another separate […]

Beyond the Digital Economy

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi comments on “OECD – OCDE Pillar 2 and Brazilian Taxation” to ABDF/IFA Brazil column of the prestigious JOTA, Brazilian legal news company (in Portuguese). Check out full article here.

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in the 9th international Women in Tax meeting

The 9th Women in Tax meeting took place on January 28th, and was attended by our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi, along with Geovanna Cerda (Ecuador), Candys Dorado (Bolivia), and Alexandra Ortiz (Bolivia).

Ana Cláudia Utumi participates in the “XVIII National Congress of Tax Studies”

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated today (10th) in the “XVIII National Congress of Tax Studies”, promoted by the Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (IBET). Next to Ana were Polyana Mayer (Chair), Luís Eduardo Schoueri, Vivian Oliveira and Jonathan Barros Vita, commenting on international taxation and taxation of the digital economy, pillars 1 and 2 […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi attends the NYU International Tax Program Practice Council

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi attended, in the last 21th, the NYU International Tax Program Practice Council coordinated by H. David Rosenbloom and Robert Stack commenting about potential tax changes with Biden´s Administration and of the perspectives of the USA.

Utumi Advogados among the most admired in the Analysis Advocacia 2020 yearbook

Our firm was again ranked among the most admired in Brazil, by the publication Análise Advocacia, in Tax and in the transport and logistics sector. Our partners Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi and Camila Abrunhosa Tapias were also highlighted among the most admired in Tax.

Camila Tapias comments about the Brazilian Tax Reform in interview to Suno Notícias

Our partner Camila Tapias was interviewed by Suno Notícias, an information portal on the financial market, and spoke about the three tax reform proposals currently pending in the National Congress Full content (Portuguese) here.

Ana Cláudia Utumi comments on investment taxation for international entrepreneurs

This week our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi spoken about Taxation of Brazilian Corporate and Individual Investments Abroad at Banco do Brasil New York event “Tax Aspects of International Cash – Business Opportunities with Foreign Account”.

Ana Cláudia Utumi lectures in the in the I Jornada de Pesquisas Tributárias

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi gave a lecturer in the 1st Jornada de Pesquisas Tributárias, an online event organized by PUCRS and the Advanced Tax Law Research Group (GTax), which took place between 28 and 29 October. Alongside Ana, João Ricardo Fahrion Nüske and Heron Charneski commented on tax and accounting rules in corporate reorganizations.

Ana Cláudia Utumi among the Special Guests of the 9th Colombian Congress of International Taxation

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was one of the Special Guests of the IFA Colombia 9th Colombian Congress of International Taxation, which took place in October 26th. Ana commented about abuse in international investment structures.

Check out Ana Cláudia Utumi’s lecturer about Globalization of Tax Authorities and Relevant International Tax Matters

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi lectured alongside Luís Eduardo Schoueri and Alexandre Alkmin, on the last 21st, about globalization of tax authorities and relevant international tax matters. The panel, moderated by Umberto Cello, was part of the program of the 10th International Congress on Tax Law at the Faculty of Law of USP Ribeirão Check […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participates of the 1st preparatory call for the WIN Seminar 2020

On the last 6th, our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the first preparatory call for the Women of IFA Network Seminar 2020 (WIN Seminar 2020), which will take place online, on November, 18th. The programme include lecturer regarding the impacts of the actual implementation of measures to tax digital economy. More information and […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi lectures about Income Qualification under the OECD  Model Treaty

Yesterday (5), partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi lectured about Income Qualification under the OECD  Model Treaty at Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (IBET) extension course in International Taxation.

Ana Cláudia Utumi comments on tax planning issues at an online event

On September 28th, partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi discussed two tax planning subjects at Brazilian Association of Tax Law (ABRADT) and Minas Gerais Federal University (UFMG): capital reduction and further sale, and segregation of activities in different legal entities, under coordination of our dear friend Valter Lobato, with Luís Flávio Neto and Rodrigo Moreira Lopes.

na Cláudia Akie Utumi teaches on Taxation and Stock Options in an APET extension course

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi lectured, on the last 25th, about  Taxation of Stock Option Plans, in an online class of the extension course in Accounting and Taxation, promoted by the Associação Paulista de Estudos Tributários (APET) Alongside Ana, Alexandre Evaristo Pinto and Marcelo Magalhaes Peixoto also commented on the topic.

Utumi Law is recognized as “Best Newcomer Firm of the Year in the Americas”

Yesterday (22) our firm received the “Best Newcomer Firm of the Year in the Americas” award by International Tax Review, one of the most important international tax publisher. Check out the full winners list here.

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participates of the VIII Brazilian Congresso on Internacional Tax Law

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi will participate on September 17th, of the VIII Brazilian Congresso on Internacional Tax Law, promoted by the Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário (IBDT). Alongside Ana, to talk about internacional tax planning, the painelists Luís Flávio Neto, Isabel Calich and Marcos Valadão (chairman), Clara Gomes Moreira (moderator). The keynote speaker […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi talks about the Brazilian Tax reform impacts on investments

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi partipated yesterday (September 2sd) of an online event promoted by the Bossa Nova Investimentos to talk about the potential impacts of the Brazilian Tax reform on investors´ wealth impacts. Alongside Ana, the financial professor and digital influencer, Thiago Nigro.

Utumi Law shortlisted by the Americas Tax Awards 2020 (ITR)

Our firm has been shortlisted by the Americas Tax Awards 2020 (ITR) for the nomination of “Best Newcomer Firm of the Year in Americas”. The ITR Americas Tax Awards recognise remarkable achievements and developments by international tax professionals from the North, Central and South American regions over a 12-month period. Checkout the nominations here.

Partner Camila Tapias talks to Jovem Pan Bauru about the Brazilian Tax Reform.

Our partner Camila Tapias spoke today with journalist Alexandre Pittoli at Radio Jovem Pan Bauru about impacts of the Brazilian Tax Reform on people´s lives.

Webinar: Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi comments the Brazilian tax reform

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi will comment about the Brazilian tax reform in webinar promoted by the International Fiscal Association (ABDF IFA-Brazil) on August 19th.  

Webinar: Tax Reform and its impacts to the high net worth individuals

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated of a webinar last week to talk about the Brazilian Tax Reform and its impacts on high net worth individuals. The webinar was promoted by the association STEP.

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi talks about tax reform at APET’s 21st meeting

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated today (12) of the APET’s 21st meeting alongside others Brazilian tax experts to talk about the Brazilian Tax Reform and its impacts. Checkout full transmition:

Camila Tapias participates of an interview at Rádio Guajurá FM

Our partner Camila Tapias participated of an interview for Rádio Guajurá FM, on the last 20th, commenting on the need for Brazilian tax reform. Check out the full interview.

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi teaches in postgraduate course

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participates today (5), at 7pm, of an open class of the Postgraduate Course in Tax Law at the Center for Studies in Law and Business (CEDIN). Ana will teach on succession planning and tax law.

Projects reduce tax bureaucracy, but tax burden may increase

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi has spoken to Folha de S. Paulo newspaper, commenting the Brazilian tax reform. Checkout the full article.  

Webinar: Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi comments the brazilian tax reform

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi attended an online event yesterday (28) to talk about the brazilian tax reform. Alongside her,  Everardo Maciel and Fernando Facury Scaff, who are among top experts in Tax and Public Finance in Brazil.

Access Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi’s interview by the program Law&Career

Do you want to know more about the career of our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi? She was interviewed by the program Law&Career, an initiative of the renowned tax practitioners Alexandre Evaristo, Diego Miguita, Diogo Ferreira, Fabiana Carsoni and Leonardo Branco to inspire the career of young lawyers. Check out the full interview (content in […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi attends online “Panel of Experts 2020”

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi attended the  “Panel of Experts 2020” for submissions to the “Financial Advisor Team of the Year” category of the prestigious STEP – Advising Families Across Generations Private Client Awards, in the last July 24th.

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi comments about tax planning in online event

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated, in the last July 15th, of a webinar promoted by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (BACCF) & the BACCF Banking & Finance Committee to talk about tax and estate planning for brazilians with US assets and US heirs.

Chambers & Partners High Net Worth acknowledges our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was acknowledged by the Chambers & Partners High Net Worth 2020 edition as one of the best professionals of Private Wealth Law. For further details, press here.

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi attends CIAT´s launch event

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi attended CIAT´s launch event of publication in Spanish of the “ICT as a Strategic Tool to Leapfrog the Efficiency of Tax Administrations/2020”, which had already been published in English with the collaboration of our partner about the taxpayer´s view on digitalization of tax authorities´ control. Check out both versions: […]

Tax reform: understand the proposals and the new ‘CPMF’

Our partner Camila Tapias has spoken to Suno Notícias commenting on the Brazilian tax reform proposals. According to Camila, the discussion about tax reform in the country is old and it is necessary because in comparison with taxation systems in other countries, Brazil is “out of alignment”. Check out full article here.

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participates of a Taxation on Digital Economy course

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi has just finished her participation in the Taxation on Digital Economy course organized by Associação Paulista de Estudos Tributários (APET) and coordinated by Alberto Macedo, Renato Nunes and Marcelo Magalhaes Peixoto. Ana spoke about International Aspects of Taxation of Digital Economy

Camila Abrunhosa Tapias speaks with Correio Newspaper about tax measures

Our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias was interviewed by Correio newspaper about the tax measures that have been taken by the Government to mitigate the coronavírus crisis. Full interview here.

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participates of the 2º Colóquio de Direito Tributário from APET

In the last May 20th, our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated of a online event promoted by the Paulist Association of Tax Studies (APET) totalk about tax planning.

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participates of the webinar “Vozes do Carf”

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated as mediator of the online event promoted by the Brazilian Financial Law Association (ABDF) in the last May 21th. The event was transmited at YouTube and alongside our partner was Ana Carolina Monguilod and other renowned professionals. Full event here.

Webinar: Os Limites do Planejamento Tributário em Época de Pandemia

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated of a webinar promoted by Associação Paulista de Estudos Tributários (APET) in the last May 14th to talk about the limits of the tax planning during the Covid-19 pandemic. Full webinar is avaiable here.

Camila Abrunhos Tapias speaks with Rádio Cidade Jundiaí

Our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias was interviewed by Rádio Cidade Jundiaí about the tax measures adopted by the Government to mitigate the coronavírus crisis. Full interview here.  

Webinar: STEP Brasil

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participated of a webinar promoted by the STEP Brasil, in the last May 6th, to talk about the impacts to shareholders, board members and officers of Brazilian companies that may not have conditions to pay their taxes due to losses from Covid-19 pandemia. Alongside Ana, Pierpaolo Cruz Bottini, Elisabeth […]

Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi speaks with JOTA about PIS/COFINS credits due to the Covid-19

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi spoke to JOTA, about right of PIS/COFINS credits on extraordinary expenses incurred by companies due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Full article: https://lnkd.in/dFnY8sS

Webinar: Women of IFA Network (WIN)

Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participated of na online meeting promoted by the Women of IFA Network (WIN). The event aimed to discuss actions that can be taken in favor of this feminine initiative. Alongside our partner, Flávia Cavalcanti Pepe and Ana Carolina Monguilod, both brazilian representants and other women from Latin América and Europe.

Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participates of webinar from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated of the webinar “Challenges to the Public Treasury in view of Sanitary Emergency COVID-19”, promoted by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Coordinación de Humanidades, in April 28th. Spoken at the second panel of the event, Ana analyzed the tax measures adopted in Brazil to combat the economic […]

Partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participates of webinar about possible tax changes

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi will participate in the next april 27th, at 5pm, of the webinar “Possible Tax Changes in the Radar of Wealth Management”, promoted by Taler Gestão de Patrimônio. Alongside with Ana, Rodrigo Sgaviolli will mediate the event. Link to YouTube broadcasting here.

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi speaks to Valor Econômico

Our partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in a report by Valor Investe about the increase in consultations on succession planning due to the spread of the new coronavirus pandemic in Brazil. Full report here.

LACCA highlights Utumi Advogados in annual survey

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA), highlighted our firm in its annual survey “Who represent Latin America’s biggest companies”, for the year 2019, among the law firms that serve the 100 largest companies in Latin América. Full research here

Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participates of ABDF event

On February 19th, the JOTA news portal covered the event “Tax Credits: Recognition, Taxation, Use and Risk Prevention” held in the Plenary Room of Hebraica São Paulo, in Pinheiros. Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participated in the event, organized by the Brazilian Association of Tax Law (ABDF), alongside other renowned professionals of the área.

Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participates of the 44th Seminar Colombian Days

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participated of the 44th Seminar Colombian Days of Tax, International Trade and Customs Law. The event, promoted by the Colombian Tax Law Institute (ICDT) took place in Cartagena from Feb. 12th to 14th.

Chambers Global 2020 includes Ana Utumi among the leading Brazilian lawyers

The British publication Chambers and Partners included partner Ana Claudia Utumi among the best lawyers in Brazil in its Chambers Latin America 2020 guide. The publication featured Ana in the Tax area. One client interviewed by Chambers stated that “Ana Claudia is very respected in the market and boasts in-depth legal knowledge. She is also […]

Partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi speaks at International Tax Seminar

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi was once again painelist at the International Tax Seminar of the Dirección de Impuestos y Aduanas Nacionales (DIAN), bringing views during the panels Minimum Global Tax and Prevention and Resolution of Tax Disputes. The event took place in Colombia at February 12.

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi talked to Valor Investe about succession plans

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi talked to Valor Investe, part of Valor Econômico S/A newspaper, about tax aspects of succession of family estates (“Planning succession avoids family disputes and losses”). Full version: https://lnkd.in/diUEuGV

Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participated of the board meeting and general assembly from ABDF

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participated of the board meeting and general assembly from ABDF. They discussed plans to 2020.

Ana Claudia Akie Utumi participates of the 1st 2020 monthly Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Step) meeting

Our partner, Ana Claudia Akie Utumi paticipated of the 1st 2020 Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Step) meeting. The event took place in São Paulo, Brazil, and they had excellents debates about the potential impacts to enterpreneurial families of Supreme Court decision on criminal implications of declared but unpaid taxes.

Utumi Advogados features in the World Tax 2020 guide

The 2020 edition of the World Tax guide, published by the International Tax Review (ITR), recognized Utumi Advogados among the leading firms in Brazil in five areas of expertise: General Corporate Tax, Indirect Tax, Tax Controversy, Tax and Transactional Tax. Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi was also mentioned in the Women in Tax category, as […]

Latin Lawyer National points out Utumi Advogados among the leading tax firms in Brazil

Utumi Advogados was included by the British publication Latin Lawyer among the leading law firms in Brazil in the tax area in its new Latin Lawyer National guide. The new guide is complementary to the traditional Latin Lawyer 250, and lists the main firms in each country covered by the research.

Ana Claudia Utumi speaks at the IBA’s 9th Annual Finance and Capital Markets Tax Conference

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi has spoken at the 9th Annual Finance and Capital Markets Tax Conference of the International Bar Association Section of Taxation. The event took place in London from January 20th to 21th.

Partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi authors the Brazilian Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guides on Private Clients

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi authored the Brazilian Chapter of the 2020 International Comparative Legal Guides on Private Clients, published by the Global Legal Group. Full version available here

Partner Camila Tapias talks about the deadline extension given to states to disclose irregular tax benefits

Our partner Camila Tapias have spoken to the legal news portal JOTA about the deadline extension given by CONFAZ to the Brazilian states disclose irregular tax benefits. Full story available here.

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi will speak at the Women in Law Global Rainmakers Summit

Our partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi was invited to speak at the Women in Law Global Rainmakers Summit, along with 30 other professionals who also make up the group of global experts who will attend the event, which will take place from January 15 to17, 2020. The attorneys will discuss business strategies and mechanisms, career […]

Ana Claudia Utumi talks at the National Tax Studies Congress

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi was a panelist at the National Tax Studies Congress, organized by the Brazilian Tax Studies Institute (IBET) on December 11th and 13th. Ana talked about “Information Exchange: international fiscal transparency and cooperation between tax authoritie

Camila Tapias talks to Agência Radio about tax debts renegotiation program

Partner Camila Tapias talked to Agência Radio, a Brazilian radio news station, about a law proposal that allows companies excluded from “2000 Refis” (one of the Brazilian tax debts renegotiation program), to resume their negotiations. Full article available here: https://www.agenciadoradio.com.br/noticias/proposta-permite-que-empresas-excluidas-do-refis-de-2000-voltem-ao-programa-de-quitacao-de-dividas-tributarias-pind191618

Ana Claudia Utumi speaks about business income tax at a seminar promoted by IPT

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi spoke at the 4th Seminar promoted by the Tax Research Institute (IPT) in São Paulo on December 6th. Ana discussed the possible changes on business income tax at the panel “Income tax Reform – will it happen?”

Best Lawyers includes Ana Claudia Utumi among the Brazilian leading tax lawyers

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi was included by the US publication Best Lawyers among one of the Brazilian leading tax lawyers. With more than 30 years and in its 10th Brazilian edition (“The Best Lawyers in Brazil”), Best Layers publishes guides in 70 countries, based on researches and interviews with peers from the legal market.

Camila Tapias talks to Exame magazine about Trump’s decision to tax Brazilian steel

Partner Camila Tapias talked to Exame Magazine about the consequences of Trump’s decision to tax Brazil’s steel exports to the US. “Once this tariff is passed on to the buyers, national producers lose competitiveness”, she said. Full article available here: https://exame.abril.com.br/economia/por-que-trump-quer-taxar-o-brasil-agora-e-a-consequencia-disso/

Partner Camila Tapias speaks at a roundtable at FGV-SP

Partner Camila Tapias spoke at a roundtable organized by Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in São Paulo, to discuss important matters of tax controversies involving ICMS and ISS. Camila spoke at the panel “Tax Litigation and Compliance”, on November 28th.

Tax planning: what are the limits?

In an article published by JOTA website, on ABDF’s column, our partner Ana Claudia Utumi debated the limits for tax planning. “One of the recurring themes in disputes between tax authorities and taxpayers is tax planning, in its most diverse forms. Several of these disputes involve values that exceed hundreds of millions of reais, if […]

Ana Claudia Utumi represents Brazil at the STEP annual meeting in London

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi represented the Brazil’s branch at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Step) annual meeting, which took place in London in mid-November. Ana was a panelist in the debates regarding international taxation of international properties.

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi speaks at APET seminar in São Paulo

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi spoke in the 17th Tax Law Symposium, organized by the São Paulo’s Tax Studies Association (APET) on November 7th-8th. During the seminar, panelists discussed aspects of some Brazilian taxes, such as PIS and Cofins, as well as the government’s Tax Reform proposal.

Ana Claudia Utumi discusses financial and tax studies at a seminar in Rio de Janeiro

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi spoke at the seminar “Financial and Tax Studies”, organized by Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) on October 31 and November 1st. Ana Claudia talked about “International Taxation”.

Utumi Advogados partner participates in the 1st Seminar of Financial and Tax Studies 2019

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi will participate, in the coming days October 31 and November 1, in the I Seminar of Financial and Tax Studies 2019, which will take place in the Salão Nobre of the National School of Law of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (FND/UFRJ). Ana Utumi will speak at the […]

Ana Utumi apeaks at the XXIII International Congress of Tax Law in Belo Horizonte

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi spoke at the XXIII International Congress on Tax Law, held from 2 to 4 October by the Brazilian Association of Tax Law (ABRADT), in Belo Horizonte (MG). Ana Utumi debated the theme “The test of the business purpose within the scope of International Tax Planning”, on the first day of […]

Utumi Advogados mentioned by Leaders League 2020

Utumi Advogados was included in the Leaders League 2020 guide as one of the leading Brazilian firms in the tax area. The international publication also mentioned partners Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi and Sabrina Garcia Sabaini. Leaders League highlights top professionals, law firms and companies from various countries in different areas of expertise.

Utumi Advogados Partner participates in the IV Annual Seminar of ASSET and XXVIII National Symposium of ABDT

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated in the IV Annual Seminar of the Association of Tax Studies of Santa Catarina (ASSET/SC) and XXVIII National Symposium of the Brazilian Association of Tax Law (ABDT), held on September 26 and 27, in Florianópolis. Ana Utumi lectured on “International Influences and Trends in Tax Planning”.  

Partner Camila Tapias talks to O Globo newspaper about the Brazilian Tax bureaucracy

Partner Camila Tapias talked to O Globo newspaper in a story about the Tax Reform proposals which are currently being discussed at the Brazilian Congress. According to Camila, the most recent Doing Business report produced by the World bank revealed that Brazil tops the report paying taxes rank – companies need to spend 1.958 hours […]

Partner Ana Utumi authors the Brazil Chapter of ICLG “Private Client” 2019 guide

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi authored the Brazil’s chapter of the “Private Client 2019” guide recently published by the ICLG – International Comparative Legal Guides. The “ICLG to: Private Client Laws and Regulations” covers common issues in private client laws and regulations – including pre-entry tax planning, connection factors, taxation issues on inward investment, succession […]

Chambers Latin America 2020 includes Ana Utumi among the leading Brazilian lawyers

The British publication Chambers and Partners included partner Ana Claudia Utumi among the best lawyers in Brazil in its Chambers Latin America 2020 guide. The publication featured Ana in the Tax and Private Wealth (High New Worth) areas. One client interviewed by Chambers stated that “Ana Claudia is very respected in the market and boasts […]

Ana Claudia Utumi debates investment funds at a seminar in São Paulo

On August 8th and 9th, partner Ana Claudia Utumi spoke at the seminar “Taxation of Financial and Capital Markets”, organized by the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBDT, in the Portuguese acronym) and the National Confederation of Financial Institutions (CNF, in the Portuguese acronym) in São Paulo. The event took place at the Law School […]

Brazilian Revenue and OCDE debate new rules for international trade (Valor Econômico)

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi spoke to Valor Econômico newspaper about the possible changes to the Brazilian transfer pricing legislation which would be needed due to Brazil’s admission to OECD. Full article available here: https://lnkd.in/euHn4UN

Partner Ana Utumi talks do Valor Econômico about the Brazilian Tax Reform

Partner Ana Claudia Akie Utumi talked to Valor Econômico newspaper about the substitution of the federal excise tax (IPI), the federal social contributions on revenues (PIS and COFINS), the state VAT (ICMS), and also the municipal service tax (ISS) with one single federal VAT – the goods and services tax (Imposto Único sobre Bens e […]

Utumi Law partner debates Tax Law in São Paulo

Partner Ana Utumi participated, last July 2, in the lecture series of WIN Brazil (Women of IFA Network) about Tax Law, in São Paulo. Ana discussed in the panel “Fiscal Transparency and Compliance”.

Ana Utumi publishes book about international taxation

On June 25, partner Ana Claudia Utumi participated in the launch of the book “Estudos de Tributação Internacional” (International Taxation Studies), in which she participated as a co-author and as one of the organizers. Published by Lumen Juris, the book is available for purchase here: https://buff.ly/2Jn656h

Partner Ana Utumi is among the top Brazilian tax leaders by Who’s Who Legal

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi was included in the list of the main leaders of Tax Area in Brazil by the publication “Who’s Who Legal – Thought Leaders – Corporate Tax 2019”. Click here to access the full publication.

Camila Tapias speaks in event about Active Debt of the Federal Union

On 30-31 May our partner Camila Tapias spoke at the seminar “Challenges and developments in recovery of the active debt of the Federal Union”, promoted by FIESP (Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo), in São Paulo.

Ana Claudia Utumi talks about Taxation of IoT at FGV Law School

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi talked about taxation of Robots and the Internet of Things (IoT) during a seminar promoted by FGV Law School, in São Paulo, on April 25th.  

Partner Utumi talks about Tax Planning at Fipecafi’s MBA

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi lectured about Tax Planning at the 27th Class of the MBA in Tax Management of FIPECAFI College. “When analyzing the current scenario of tax planning in Brazil, we realize that it is more than necessary to have a truly General Anti-avoidance Rule to bring certainty to taxpayers and tax authorities, […]

Partner Utumi lectured on post-graduation course at IBET Brasil

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi spoke about International Taxation at IBET Brasil, in its post-graduation course “Specialization in Tax Law”, on May 25, 2019.

Ana Claudia Utumi talks at International Tax and Trade seminar

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi participated as a speaker on the Panel: Taxation of Digital Economy at the II Seminar of International Tax and Trade, organized by Regional Judgment Office of Federal Revenue Secretariat on May 13.  

Brazilian Federal Tax publishes new statement on cryptocurrency

Ana Claudia Utumi was interviewed by the Brazilian newspaper Valor Econômico about a new obligation to report transactions with cryptocurrency to Federal Tax authorities in Brazil. In this article, she highlights de importance of defining what the authorities consider as cryptocurrency. Full article available here (in Portuguese).

Utumi Advogados’ partner participates on Seminar “Tax Reform from the Perspective of the Tax Administration”

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi have participated on the event “Tax Reform from the Perspective of the Tax Administration”, promoted by the Brazilian Association of Finance Law and Fipecafi College on May 7th.

Ana Claudia Utumi collaborates with Thompson Reuters publication

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi collaborate with the chapter “Brazil” of the Thompson Reuters publication “Tax on Corporate Transactions in Brazil: overview”. The chapter provides a high-level overview of tax in Brazil and looks at key practical issues including, for example, the main taxes, reliefs and structures used in share and asset sales, dividends, mergers, […]

Ana Claudia Utumi participates in meeting about cryptocurrency at the STEP Brazil

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi participated in discussions about the fast-growing assets that are cryptocurrencies, at the STEP Brazil, on April 24th. Utumi highlighted that understanding the legal, regulatory and tax aspects about this subject is essential to assist corporates and families in their transactions.

Partner Camila Tapias talks about Tax Litigation with Intelligence Tax School

Our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias participated in a live session promoted by the Intelligence Tax School, on April 17, to discuss tax litigation, its main problems and the best strategies to solve them.

Ana Claudia Utumi speaks about taxation in Digital Economy at the NYU

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi lectured about “Challenges in Taxation of Digital Economy” during the International Tax Luncheon of the NYU Law School LL.M in International Tax, on April 14th.  

Utumi Advogados’ partners attend the 10th anniversary celebration of the Department of Tax Studies of FGV

As researchers of the Project Macroview of Taxation, Ana Claudia Utumi and Camila Tapias attended an event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Department of Tax Studies of the FGV Law School, on March 29th. In the event, which had the participation of the President of the Brazilian Supreme Court of Justice, Mr. Dias […]

Valor Econômico story discusses partner Ana Utumi’s case

Valor Econômico story discussed a case in which the Federal Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (Carf) understood Income Tax (IRPF) for capital gain should be collected from the family who sold Ypióca – a Brazilian distillery – to the Britain group Diageo, in 2012, through a Brazilian Participation Fund (FIP – Fundos de Investimento em […]

Partner Ana Utumi talks to Folha de S. Paulo about Income Tax Return

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi talked to Folha de S.Paulo newspaper about the obligation of providing detailed information on assets in the Brazilian 2020 Income Tax return. According to the story, one of the most common mistakes made by taxpayers is omission of income. Read the full article: https://bit.ly/2Ny2VjT

Brazilian Justice keeps Income Tax on Financial Investments of non-residents

Our partner Ana Claudia Utumi talked with Brazilian newspaper Valor Econômico about the Justice decision to keep the collection of Income Tax on financial investments of non-residents. She considered, at the interview, that there is still the possibility of contesting this decision. Full article available here (in Portuguese).

Ana Claudia Utumi teachs about taxation at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law

On February 26th, partner Ana Claudia Utumi taught about “Source or Residence Taxation – Taxation of Digital Economy”, at the International Tax Course of the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT).

Partner Ana Utumi speaks at tax conference in Colombia

Partner Ana Utumi served as a panelist at the 1st International Tax Seminar of the Federal Tax Authority of Colombia (Dirección de Impuestos y Aduanas Nacionales – DIAN). The event took place at the convention center of Cartagena on the February 13th.

Co-chair of the event, Ana Utumi speaks at STEP Latam Conference 2019

Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi participated as co-chair and speaker at the STEP Latam Conference 2019, held in São Paulo between October 16 and 18. Ana Utumi, who is president of the Brazilian branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), spoke at the opening of the event and moderated the debate named […]

Partner Ana Utumi to chair a panel at Annual ADBF Congress

Partner Ana Cláudia Utumi is going to chair a panel discussing Tax Planning at the 2019 ABDF/IFA Brazil Congress, which will reunite some of the top Brazilian experts in this field. The congress will take place in Rio de Janeiro, at the Hotel Rio Othon Palace, from March 27th to 29th. More than 70 panelists […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi speaks at STEP Brazil meeting

On January 30th, partner Ana Utumi spoke in a meeting organized by the Brazilian Branch of STEP – Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, where she discussed Compliance and Tax Inspections, alongside with criminal lawyer Pierpaolo Bottini, and Trends and Potential Changes in Tax Law, alongside Eduardo Augusto Freitas, who represented the Brazilian Banks Association […]

Ana Cláudia Utumi contribute with ICLG Private Cliente 2019

Partner Ana Cláudia Utumi contribuited with the chapter “Brazil” for ICLG Private Client 2019. The ICLG (International Comparative Legal Guides) series provides current and practical comparative legal information on a range of practice areas. Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/2Siz7KQ

Partner Ana Cláudia Utumi speakes at FGV-SP seminar

On November 5 th , our partner Ana Claudia Utumi spoke at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo during the discussions on legal certainty on interpretation of tax law. The seminar was specially focused on interpretation of transactions considered to be tax planning.

O Dia D para Bolsonaro e Sergio Moro

Our Partner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi spoke to Exame Magazine about Federal Judge Sergio Moro been chose by elected president Jait Bolsonaro, to be Brazil’s Minister of Justice in his government. Full article available here (in Portuguese): https://abr.ai/2DLXOb1

Founding parter Ana Cláudia Utumi panelist at Brazilian Tax Law Seminar

Partner Ana Cláudia Utumi served as a panelista at the “Tax and Technology”, panel during the “XXXII Congresso Brasileiro de Direito Tributário – Direito Tributário na Era da Informação” (32nd Brazilian Tax Law Seminar – Tax Law in the Technology Era), which took place in São Paulo, October 25th and 26th. Ana Cláudia spoke about BEPS (Base Erosion […]

As propostas tributárias de cada candidato a presidente

Our partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias spoke to O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper about the tax proposals of the current presidential candidates, Fernando Haddad and Jair Bolsonaro. Full article available here (in Portuguese): https://bit.ly/2Rd6o6o

International tax compliance programmes discussed by Ana Utumi at São Paulo seminar

Partner Ana Cláudia Utumi spoke this week in the “Compliance Lax Law” seminar, organized by the Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (IBET ) and the São Paulo State Treasury Office on October 4th. In her speech, Ana presented the international experience related to the compliance tax programmes.

Dinheiro ao Vivo

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi was interviewed by TV Dinheiro about the possible changes in tax law and points to be observed when planning about taxes. Full interview available here (in Portuguese): https://bit.ly/2PVXz4o

Ana Utumi discusses “Limits of Tax Planning” at the ABRADT’s Tax Law Congress

Ana Claudia Utumi spoke at the panel “Limits of Tax Planning” at the Tax Law Congress of the Brazilian Association of Tax Law ABRADT that counted with 950 attendees. Full programme is available at the congress online page.

Chegou a hora de tributar os dividendos?

In a story published by Capital Aberto Magazine, partner Ana Cláudia Utumi analyses if the taxation of dividends in Brazil – which have been discussed by the main president candidates – would be negative or positive to the country. Full article (in Portuguese) available at: https://bit.ly/2PWs0HF     

Ana Cláudia Utumi discusses transfer price rules and digital economy

Founding partner Ana Cláudia Utumi spoke today about transfer price rules and digital economy at FGV Direito in São Paulo.

Ana Cláudia Utumi speak at the Brazilian Congresso of International Tax Law

“Cryptocurrencies are not currency stricto sensu, according to Central Bank. They are not financial assets either, based on Brazilian SEC (CVM) understanding. However, they are assets for tax purposes and, therefore, their generation (mining), acquisition, use or alienation generate tax consequences”, explained Ana Claudia Utumi at the Brazilian Congress of Tax Law, organized by Brazilian Institute of Tax Law […]

Rádio Justiça

Our partner Camila Tapias spoke to Rádio Justiça about the Brazilian Tax Reform in the context of presidential elections: proposals in discussion, what may change and the impacts on taxpayers.

“Tax Reform and the Competitiveness of Companies” discussed by Ana Utumi

Partner Ana Claudia Utumi addressed the important subject “Tax Reform and the Competitiveness of Companies” during her lecture at the Brazilian Congress of Law Firms, organized by SINSA – Union of the Law Firms in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

Tributação de fundo familiar pode ‘exportar’ poupança

Founding partner Ana Cláudia Utumi talked to Valor Econômico newspaper about a bill which is being discussed in the Brazilian Congress and intends to bring changes to the taxation of a couple of investment funds in Brazil. Full article (in Portuguese) available here: https://bit.ly/2P4vBho

Batalha jurídica deve marcar tributação de fundo fechado

Founding partner Ana Cláudia Utumi talked to Valor Econômico about the possible Judicial litigation which may arise from the possible approval of a Bill which is being discussed in the Brazilian Congress and intends to bring changes to the taxation of one type of investment fund in Brazil. Full article (in Portuguese) available here: https://bit.ly/2TO4oDx

Rádio Justiça

Our partner Camila Tapias spoke to Rádio Justiça, about the recent US protectionist measures, the trade dispute with China and the possible impacts on Brazilian Market.

Ana Cláudia Utumi to speak at the Swedcham Brasil

Tax Planning will be the subject of the Finance Committee and Legal and Business Committee of the Swedcham Brasil on June 26, 2018, and partner Ana Cláudia Utumi will be there to present her ideas about the subject.

Rádio CBN Campinas

Ana Claudia Utumi discussed at CBN Campinas Radio the problems that a too high taxation on consumption may provoke. Podcast (in Portuguese) available here: https://bit.ly/2KDvTeU  

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