Caroline Cassar Pereira Branco Silva joined the firm in 2018. She has 15 years of experience in tax litigation, including countless standing defenses on strategic lawsuits of her clients before both administrative and judicial courts.
Cassar has a law degree from Universidade Candido Mendes Centro and LL.M. by Ibmec in Direito Tributário e Contabilidade Tributária.
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Trench Rossi Watanabe is awarded the CESA Gender Equality Seal
Trench Rossi Watanabe has received the CESA Gender Equity Seal in the highest category entitled “Highlight”. This award recognizes law firms that have solid Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, taking into consideration several fronts, such as internal commitment, strategic planning, communication and participation rate. With a female majority in leadership for years, this recognition reinforces […]
ORDINANCE COANA #85/2020 attributes binding effects to proceedings in the REPETRO Mannual and to “Q&A” Section
On December 8th, 2020, Brazilian General Customs Coordination enacted Ordinance COANA #85/2020, approving the REPETRO-Sped e-Manual and stating that the REPETRO “Q&A” Section shall have binding effects over the customs tax authorities and the regime beneficiaries, when expressly provided. The e-Manual aims at providing general guidance on the regime rules , while the “Q&A” Guide […]
Reopening of the Tax Amnesty Program of Municipality of Rio de Janeiro
On 11 May 2020, the municipality of Rio de Janeiro reopened its tax amnesty program called “Concilia Rio.” The program was created through Law # 5.854/2015 and offers taxpayers the possibility to renegotiate their municipal tax debts, including but not limited to services tax (“ISS”), real state tax (”IPTU”) debts, whether registered or not on […]
Decree n° 47.002/2020 RJ – O&G ONSHORE Activities – COVID-19
In compliance with human dignity and the right to access fuel and gas supply, the State of Rio de Janeiro has enacted special Decree n° 47.002/2020 authorizing the maintenance of O&G industry onshore activities during the state of public calamity in the State of Rio de Janeiro. Note that despite this authorization, any public gathering to perform […]
Decree n° 46.982/2020 – Postponement of Payments of debts registered at the Rio de Janeiro State Attorneys Debtor’s List (“Dívida Ativa”) – COVID-19
The Rio de Janeiro State enacted the Decree n° 46.982, March 20, 2020, postponing the payments of Installments of debts for at least 60 days. This measure comprise tax debts and non-tax debts registered at the Rio de Janeiro State Attorney debtor’s list (“Dívida Ativa”). The referred postponement can be revoked before the end of […]