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WFaria Advogados is an office specialized in corporate law, based in São Paulo and working in the main states of Brazil. The good reputation and recognition won in...Read More
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Judiciary authorizes companies to use IR credits in the first half
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Wilson De Faria
Founding Partner of WFaria Advogados. With more than 30 years of experience...
Specialist in the implementation of anti-corruption policies, with broad...
Wilson De Faria is a founding partner of WFaria Advogados. He has more than thirty years of experience in tax law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and international transactions. He holds a law degree from the University of São Paulo (USP) and a Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), a post-graduate degree in Tax Law from CEU / SP and a Master's degree in Business Administration from INSEAD (France). He was Professor of Law at the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC / GO).
Member of the São Paulo Bar Association (OAB)
Member of the São Paulo Institute of Lawyers (IASP)
Member of the Steering Committee da International Taxation Specialist Group (ITSG)
Professor of Law Compliance at LLM in Corporate Law of CEU-IICS
President of INSEAD Alumni Law Club
Former Superintendent of Tax Planning at Banco Citibank S.A.
Leonardo Mazzillo is a senior partner at WFaria Advogados. Specialist in tax, social security and labor law. Coordinator of the areas of Specialized Tax Litigation, Tax Liability Management, Social Security Law and Human Capital, including labor compliance and consulting.
Mazzillo holds a law degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), a post-graduate degree in Tax Law from the same institution and a post-graduate degree in Labor Law and Labor Law from Escola Paulista de Direito.
Legal Director of the Brazilian Association of Service Providers of Administrative Support - ABRAPSA.
Local and international speaker on tax issues, Social Security costing and labor compliance
Member of the Law of the Arts Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association - São Paulo Section.
Former Board Member of the 2nd Judging Chamber of the Tax and Fines Council of the Municipality of São Bernardo do Campo / SP.
Alessandra Gonsales is a partner of WFaria Advogados. Specialist in the implementation of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering policies, he has extensive experience in compliance and corporate law, actively participating in the main discussions on issues in Brazil.
Graduated in Law, postgraduate in Business Law and Master in Commercial Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), having conducted her research at Harvard University (USA). Alessandra also holds an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). She is a professor and coordinator of Compliance Courses at LEC - Legal, Ethics and Compliance and professor of postgraduate courses at FGV in Rio de Janeiro and Faculty of Law of Vitória (FDV) in Espírito Santo.
Responsible for the organization of the International Congress of Compliance, the biggest event on the subject in Brazil.
Member of the Compliance Committee of the São Paulo Institute of Lawyers (IASP).
Founding partner of LEC - Legal, Ethics and Compliance, Brazilian magazine and business school with specialty in compliance.
Lecturer, lecturer and writer of articles for local and international press.
Author and coordinator of the book "Compliance - The New Rule of the Game" (LEC, 2016). Participation in the books "Compliance in Health: present and future of a market in search of self-regulation" (Crearmed, 2016) and "Anticorruption Law and Compliance Issues" (Juspodivm, 2017).
Leo Lopes is a partner of WFaria Advogados. He is the coordinator of the area of Specialized Tax Litigation and Fiscal Liability Management.
Leo Lopes holds a law degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and a post-graduate degree in Tax Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).
Professor of Tax Law, University of São Paulo (UNIP). Local speaker on tax issues.