Claudio Moretti has more than 20 years of practice in tax and corporate law. Graduated in law from the University of Rio Grande do Sul in 1988, he obtained his master's degree in European Law from the European Institute of the University of Saar – Germany in 1992. Professor of the Law School of the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, he taught Private International Law for more than 12 years.

Before becoming partner of Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados, he was legal adviser of the Federation of Trade Associations of Rio Grande do Sul - Federasul. He was founder of the Porto Alegre office of Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados.

Practice Focus

His activities are mainly focused on corporate and tax law, both in advisory and litigation. More recently, based on his experiences with tax and corporate advice to clients in the agribusiness sector, he created and has been coordinating the agribusiness practice group of Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados.

Representative Legal Matters

Tax planning for acquisitions and sales of Brazilian companies, corporate
structuring of foreign investments, tax structuring and risk analysis of corporate reorganizations, tax advice related to operating activities of companies from several sectors; defense of clients’ rights in local and higher courts regarding tax and corporate disputes, acting in arbitrations related to corporate law disputes.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Brazilian Bar Association - Member
Rio Grande Do Sul-Brazil (1990)
OAB RS - Nº 28234


University Des Saarlandes (Master's degree European Law) (1992)
University Federal of Rio Grande do Sul (LL.B.) (1988)

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