Cláudio Mangoni Moretti joined the Firm in 2001 as partner and founder of the Porto Alegre Office. He is a member of the Tax Practice Group, working with focus on tax litigation. Claudio M. Moretti has extensive experience in judicial and administrative tax litigation, both with respect to direct and indirect taxes. In addition, for over 25 years he has been advising national and foreign companies on local and international tax planning.
Claudio has a wide breadth of experience in the Tax planning for M&A projects of Brazilian companies; corporate structuring of foreign investments; tax structuring and risk analysis of corporate reorganizations; tax consultancy related to the operational activities of companies in the most diverse sectors; acting with local and superior courts in tax and corporate disputes; acted as arbitrator in private arbitrations involving tax issues.
He worked on several multi-jurisdictional projects jointly with the Baker & McKenzie offices involving the analysis of tax risks and effects of international restructurings and outbound investments.
Awards and Recognitions
Claudio has been recognized for his work in tax by the main legal directories such as ITR - International Tax Review, LACCA Approved, Análise Advocacia 500, Chambers Latin America, Leaders League and Latin Lawyer 250.
He graduated from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul with a degree in Law and he also holds a master's degree in European Law from European Institute of the University of Saar - Germany.
Activities outside the office
In addition, Claudio M. Moretti was professor of Private International Law at the Faculty of Law of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul.
German and Spanish
Ordinance of Ministry of Economy no. 53...
On September 29, 2019, the Minister of Economy Mr. Paulo Guedes issued the Ordinance ME no. 531 creating the Federal Tax Administration Committee (“COSAT”), which is liable to issue and establish binding precedents for the Administrative Tax Appeals Council (CARF) and National Treasury’s General Prosecution Office (PGFN). The aforementioned Ordinance does not foresee, in the […]