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V&G News – Tax Law Amendments

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Transfer pricing is Brazil’s answer to inflation

Fonte: TP-Week Data: February 09, 2011 The Brazilian Ministry of Revenue (BMR) is making efforts to preserve its tax base…

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Azevedo Sette, Demarest and Tozzini in insurance buy

Wednesday, 8th August 2012 by Rachel Hall Brazilian firms Demarest e Almeida Advogados and TozziniFreire Advogados have helped private pension…

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Chambers Latin America – Ranking

Chambers Latin America – Latin America’s Leading, Lawyer for Business 2013 Ranking Banking & Finance: Brazil Velloza & Girotto Advogados…

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Sapient enters Brazil with digital advertising buy

Latin Lawyer São Paulo – 23 de janeiro de 2013 Wednesday, 23 January 2013 (57 minutes ago) by Rachel Hall…

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BRIC Practitioners Shine Spotlight on Important Tax Updates

TaxAnalysts May 28, 2013 Worldwide Tax Daily by Stephanie Soong Johnston Practitioners from Brazil, Russia, India, and China came together…

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V&G News nº 71

Decree No. 8,325/2014 Amendments to the IOF Regulation October 14, 2014 On October 08, 2014, Decree No. 8,325, of October…

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New rule encourages foreign investment in Brazil’s capital markets

Latin Lawyer Friday, 10 October 2014 Lulu Rumsey Changes in rules guiding foreign portfolio investment in the Brazilian market are…

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V&G News Tax nº 70

PM No. 651/2014: Amendments to Tax Legislation – Taxation applicable to Financial and Capital Market and PIS/COFINS July 22, 2014…

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CADE/Central Bank debate rumbles on after Supreme Court decline

Latin Lawyer Thursday, 17 July 2014 Lulu Rumsey The battle between Brazil’s antitrust authority and Central Bank over which should…

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V&G News nº 69

Decree No. 8,263/2014: Decrease of the Minimum Average Term of Foreign Loans June 4, 2014 Today (June 4th, 2014) was…

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V&G News nº 68

The ordinance No. 427/2013: Definition of Spread Margins for the purpose of Brazilian Transfer Pricing Rules applicable to Interest August…

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Velloza & Girotto adds disputes partner

Latin Lawyer Friday, 5 July 2013 (2 hours ago) by Rachel Hall Brazilian firm Velloza & Girotto Advogados Associados has…

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V&G News nº 66

Interpretative Declaratory Act No. 03/2013: FX transactions comprised by changes in IOF/FX for Foreign Investors – Fixed Income Investments (Decree…

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V&G News nº 67

Brazilian National Monetary Counsel (“CMN”) Act number 4.246/2013: End off concurrent exchange agreement for non-resident investors (Investor 2689) on domestic…

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V&G News nº 63

Decree No. 7.894/2013: Zero IOF/FX Rate on the Purchase of Real Estate Investment Fund Quotas by Non-Resident Investor January 31,…

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V&G News nº 61

Law No. 12,766, of December 27, 2012: Changes to Brazilian Tranfer Pricing Rules applicable to Interest December 28, 2012 Today…

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V&G News nº 62

Decree No. 7.878, of December 27, 2012: Establishment of Fixing for IOF/TVM Derivatives December 28, 2012 Today (December 28, 2012)…

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Actis makes second education buy in Brazil

Latin Lawyer 20th September 2012 Thursday, 20th September 2012 by Rachel Hall Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga…

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Latin Lawyer 250 – 2012 VELLOZA & GIROTTO ADVOGADOS

Noted tax team with corporate forays Established: 1993 Partners: 12 Total lawyers: 40 Velloza & Girotto Advogados started life as…

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V&G News Nº 59

“Velloza e Girotto Awarded as Mid-Market Law Firm of the Year in Brazil – Corporate INTL 2012 Global Awards” Read…

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Pinheiro Neto and Velloza & Girotto help Saab buy stake in Brazilian partner

Friday, 1st June 2012 by Joe Rowley Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Swedish aerospace and defence company Saab buy a…

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V&G News Nº 58

“Decree No. 7,751/2012: Decrease of the minimum average term of foreign loans” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 57

“IN RFB No. 1,271/2012: Changes to IOF/TVM Derivatives regulation” Read the entire article Click here

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Foreign bank derivatives profits are business profits under double tax treaty

Fonte: IFRL Data: 8 May 2012 By Fernanda Calazans and Leonardo Andrade Velloza & Girotto Advogados Banks are a significant…

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V&G News Nº 56

“Consolidation of rules of the Central Bank Brazil for the analysis of merger control acts by financial institutions” Read the…

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V&G News Nº 55

“Brazilian National Monetary Council amends rule with requirements for the stockholding of financial institutions in other companies” Read the entire…

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V&G News Nº 54

“Brazil-Spain DTT: Derivatives: 3rd Region Federal Court of Appeals confirms application of “Business Profits Article from Brazil-Spain DTT: specific and…

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V&G News Nº 53

“Recent Changes Related to the IOF: The Declaratory Act of the Federal Revenue Office No. 02, of March 14, 2012…

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V&G News Nº 52

“Increase of the minimum average term of foreign loans” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 51

“IN RFB No. 1,256/2012: IOF/TVM Derivatives on hedge transactions carried out by export companies” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 50

“RFB ADI No. 01/2012: clarifications regarding the IOF/FX levied on the acquisition of goods and services abroad by credit card…

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V&G News Nº 49

“Zero Rate for BDRs and Increase in the Minimum Average Term for Foreign Loans Subject to the 6% Rate” Read…

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V&G News Nº 48

“IN RFB No. 1,236/2012: Changes into IN RFB No. 1,022/2010 – Regulation of Rules contained in Articles 1 and 3…

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V&G News Nº 47

“MF Ordinance No. 560/2011: deferral of deadline for payment of IOF/TVM applicable to Derivative transactions” Read the entire article Click…

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V&G News Nº 46

“ADI/RFB No. 20/2011: RFB interpretation on th e IOF/FX tax rate applicable to external fundraising transactions by financial institutions with…

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V&G News Nº 45

“ADI/RFB No. 20/2011: RFB interpretation on the IOF/FX tax rate applicable to externalfundraising transactions by financial institutions with a term…

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V&G News Nº 44

“Law No. 12,543/2011: conversion of MP No. 539/2011– changes regarding the IOF/TVM applicable to derivative contracts” Read the entire article…

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V&G News Nº 43

“On December 01, 2011, the Brazilian Monetary Council (Conselho Monetário Nacional– “CMN”)published Resolution No. 4033,of November 30, 2011(“CMN Resolution No….

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V&G News Nº 42

“December 01, 2011, Decree No. 7,632/11 was published in the Federal Official Gazette, changing Articles 7 and 15 -A of…

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BTG Pactual signs investment deal with Quest

Fonte: Latin Lawyer 28 November 2011 Quest is a Brazilian asset management firm Velloza & Girotto Advogados Associados has helped…

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V&G News Nº 41

” Definition of Priority Projects for the purposes of special levying method for the Income Tax on income derived from…

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Brazil’s antitrust overhaul: less deals reviewed, more could be blocked

Fonte: IFLR Data: October 20, 2011 Ryan Bolger – October 20, 2011 Fewer deals will face antitrust review under Brazil’s…

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Brazil’s antitrust agency picks up power, pace

Fonte: The Guardiam Data: 11 de outubro de 2011 By Brad Haynes and Raymond Colitt SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Oct 11 (Reuters)…

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Brazil Amends Tax Treatment of Derivatives

Fonte: Tax Analysts Data: 26 de setembro de 2011 by Rubens Velloza and Ramon Tomazela Brazil has established new rules…

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Latin Lawyer 250

VELLOZA, GIROTTO E LINDENBOJM ADVOGADOS ASSOCIADOS Banking growth from strong tax base Established: 1993 Partners: 14 Lawyers: 52   For…

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Velloza & Girotto and Barbosa Müssnich win approval for insurance buy

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 29th July 2011 Brazil’s Velloza & Girotto Advogados Associados has helped BB Seguros Participações, the holding company…

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V&G News Nº 36

“Law n. 12,431, of 06.27.11 (“Law 12,431/11”) – Conversion of Provisional Measure n. 517, of 12.30.10 “ (PM 517/10)” Read…

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V&G News Nº 35

“Acquisition of Brazilian lands by Foreigners” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 33

“Normative Ruling n. 1,154/11: Regulation on Special Tax Deductibility Rules specifically Thin- Capitalization and Anti-Abusive Rules” Read the entire article…

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Velloza Girotto advises GANT in clothing buy

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 28th April 2011 by Joe Rowley Brazil’s Velloza, Girotto e Lindenbojm Advogados Associados SC has advised…

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Tozzini Freire advise in textbook acquisition

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 27th April 2011 by Joe Rowley TozziniFreire Advogados has advised a subsidiary of Brazilian schoolbook publisher Abril…

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V&G News Nº 32

“New relevant change regarding IOF/FX levy and amedment of Monetary Authorities” regulation on Foreign Loans” Read the entire article Click…

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V&G News Nº 31

“Recent relevant changes in IOF Regulation” Read the entire article Click here

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Vellozza Girotto promotes two in tax Fonte: Latin Lawyer

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 4th March 2011 by Joe Rowley Brazilian firm Velloza, Girotto e Lindenbojm Advogados Associados SC has announced…

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Mattos Filho and Velloza kick off 2011 IPOs

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 9th February 2011 by Marieke Breijer Velloza, Girotto e Lindenbojm Advogados Associados SC has helped the…

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V&G News Nº 30

“New Brazilian Year-End Tax Rules – WHT and IOF Rules relevant to nonresident investors” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 28

“IOF/FX – Foreign Investors” Read the entire article Click here

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Chambers

Fonte: Chambers Data: Outubro/2010 Tax: Brazil Band 5 Velloza Girotto e Lindenbojm Velloza Girotto e Lindenbojm A traditional name in…

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V&G News Nº 27

“Migration of Foreign Investment Within Brazil Made Subject to Simultaneous FX Transactions” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 26

“IOF/FX – Foreign Investors” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 25

“Velloza, Girotto e Lindenbojm – Brazilian Law Firm has entered into an agreement with the Government of Dubai becoming its…

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Velloza provides link for Dubai – Brazil investment

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 24 de setembro de 2010 Friday, 24th September 2010 by Marieke Breijer Dubai’s Foreign Investment Office is…

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V&G News Nº 24

“CNJ Instructs Real Estate Registry Offices to Supervise the Acquisition  of Rural Lands by Companies Controlled by Foreign Persons” Read…

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V&G News Nº 23

“Law No. 12,249/10 – Articles 24 to 26: New Restrictions on Corporate Tax Deductibility Rules” Read the entire article Click…

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V&G News Nº 22

“Federal Revenue discloses new List of territories considered Tax Haven and creates a List of territories with Privileged Tax Regine”…

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Mapfre and Banco do Brasil agree merger

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 17th May 2010 by David Thorley Azevedo Sette Advogados has acted for Spanish insurance company Mapfre as…

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TozziniFreire and Velloza Girotto aid JV deal

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 10th May 2010 by Emiliano Mellino TozziniFreire Advogados and Velloza, Girotto e Lindenbojm have worked on the…

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V&G News Nº 21

Incentive Installment Plan (‘PPI’) – Term Reopening” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 20

“Provisional Measure (“PM”) 472/09 – Articles 24 to 26: New Restrictions on Corporate Tax Deductibility Rules” Read the entire article…

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V&G News Nº 19

“Changes in the IOF Regulation Provisions” Read the entire article Click here

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Tozzini and Velloza Girotto renegotiate pension JV

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 5 November 2009 TozziniFreire Advogados has represented Brazilian investment group Principal Financial in renegotiating the ownership…

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V&G News Nº 18

IOF/FX – Changes in some the IOF Regulation Provisions Read the entire article Click here

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Brazilian banks close merger

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 30 September 2009 Banco do Brasil has closed its acquisition of a stake in Banco Votorantim…

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V&G News Nº 17

“International Taxation and Treaties to Avoid Double Taxation” Read the entire article Click here

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Brazil moves closer to standard practice on tax treaties

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 24 July 2009 Matéria citando o Dr. Luiz Girotto, Sócio V&G. A Brazilian court has ordered…

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V&G News Nº 16

“Tax Recovery Program” Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 15

“Sped” Rules Come Into Effect Read the entire article Click here

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Crisis measure enables latest bank merger

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 12 de janeiro de 2009 Published 12 January 2009 Brazil’s state-controlled bank Banco do Brasil has…

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V&G News Nº 14

Fiscal Amnesty Bill of Law Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 13

IOF – Changes in the Regulatory Provisions Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 12

Tax Administrative Decision in Tax Planning Practice – The RBS Case Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 11

Law 11.727, of June 23 2008: Alters the definition of a Tax Favorable Jurisdicrion Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 10

IOF – New Legal Provisions Read the entire article Click here

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JBS tops global beef market

Fonte: Latin Lawyer Data: 09 de agosto de 2007 Argentina may be more famous than Brazil for the quality of…

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V&G News Nº 8

Law 12,399/06 – State of São Paulo Tax Reduction Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 7

VGL News – Provisional Measure no. 281 of February 15,2006 – Zero-Tax Rate on Brazilian Government Securities held by Foreign…

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V&G News Nº 3

Modifications to foreign exchange regulations and brazilian investments abroad Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 6

Law 11,196/05 – Changes in Tax Legislation Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 5

STF Declares the Unconstitutionality of Increase in PIS  and CONFINS Calculation Basis Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 4

MP 252/05 – Amendment to Tax Legislation Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 2

MP 232/04 – Tax Law Amendments Read the entire article Click here

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V&G News Nº 1

Decree No. 5164/04 – PIS and COFINScon Financial Revenue Read the entire article Click here

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