We started our activities in 1990 specialized in the tax area and with a unique business vision, resulting from our founding partners’ extensive experience in auditing companies.
Over almost three decades of history, we have consolidated our market presence, developed our offerings, and started to offer increasingly complete and integrated solutions. Today, we operate in the most important practices of Corporate Law, with the support of international alliances and of professionals committed to excellence and engaged with dynamism.
We are able to combine the technical quality of legal practices with an extensive understanding of corporate needs Thus, we build solid and lasting partnerships with our customers, anticipate market challenges, and quickly overcome the most exacting demands.
Machado Associados are headquartered in São Paulo, and we also have offices in Rio de Janeiro and Brasília. We rely on the work of correspondents throughout Brazil and maintain productive relationships with the most distinguished international firms.
Tax boutique with pragmatic approach, creative and business-sensitive, combining technical capability with strategic view of the Brazilian tax legislation.
BRATAX covers both tax consultancy and litigation matters on behalf of multinational clients from several segments, specially IT, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, human and animal nutrition, renewable energy, infrastructure, cosmetics, laboratorial services, automobile and foreign trade.
BRATAX's transfer pricing expertise has been helping clients in complex litigation cases, as well as in planning new activities setting-up in Brazil.
Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year in 2015, according to Americas Tax Awards.
CBSG's tax practice is very active not only in domestic and international consultancy and planning for clients, but also in administrative and judicial litigation, including participation in relevant cases heard by the higher administrative and judicial courts.
The tax consulting and tax planning practice consists of assistance to domestic and foreign companies in determining the taxes and other levies that directly and indirectly influence their activities, considering the specificities of the fiscal regimes applicable to each segment of the economy. It also provides assistance to Brazilian and foreign individuals in all matters related to income tax, including reviewing capital gains and income tax returns.
Because of its tradition of working with multinationals, the tax department of CBSG has extensive experience with international taxation, cross-border transactions, multilateral tax treaties and structuring of investments and operations, the tax aspects of importing and exporting products and services, including preferential tariff treatment under international agreements, customs valuation, special customs regimes and systems, tax classification and transfer pricing.
The department is also very active in strategic tax litigation in the administrative and judicial spheres, acting in all instances and spheres (municipal, state and federal), and currently handles approximately 3,000 judicial and administrative tax cases, in all Brazilian states.
Our office in Brasília enables CBSG to have presence in the highest judicial and administrative courts and follow the leading cases related to the main tax issues currently under discussion.
Bocater, Camargo, Costa e Silva, Rodrigues Advogados was founded in 1999. In addition to solid work experience in corporate law, capital markets and pension fund regulation, the firm also provides services in other business law practices, such as tax, banking, civil, labour, real estate, corporate governance, insurance, administrative (public affairs). Bocater Advogados brings together lawyers with strong academic backgrounds and expertise in their respective areas, forming teams that are able to provide legal advice and assistance that meets their clients’ expectations, in both consulting and litigation. Bocater Advogados fundamental commitment is to provide clients with services of high technical quality, following ethical and professional standards, and offering practical and objective solutions to clients’ issues. Over the years, the firm and many of its professionals have been recognized among Brazilian leading lawyers in their practice areas by national and international publications.