Rodrigo Alexandre Pinto
Lawyer

Languages Spoken:

Portuguese
English

Rodrigo Lazaro is a tax partner at FCR Law. He handles a broad range of tax matters for national and international companies with a focus on tax litigation, tax planning and restructuring.
In 2019, Rodrigo was nominated as Judge at the Tax Court of the State of São Paulo (Tribunal de Impostos e Taxas), with mandate from 2020 to 2021.
He is also a Member of the Tax Litigation Commission and of the Customs Law Commission, both organized by the Brazilian Bar Association (2019/2021).
Rodrigo is a regular speaker at events and lectures involving tax law. Recently, he was appointed as a keynote speaker in events regarding tax legislation and tax planning organized by the Regional Accounting Council of the State of São Paulo (CRC-SP).
Some articles recently written by Rodrigo were published in relevant publications, e.g.:
(1) Brief Comments on Tax Inversion in Brazil (Current International Tax Law Journal, v.6);
(2) The Automatic Exchange of Bank and Fiscal Information Evolving into an International Custom (Current International Tax Law Journal, v.5);
(3) Application of anti-abusive rules in double taxation and tax evasion treaties signed by Brazil after BEPS and MLI Projects. (Contemporary Tax Law Journal, coordinated).

Areas of Expertise:

Tax
Litigation and Arbitration
Corporate and Commercial

Education:

LLM in International Taxation – IBDT – Brazil

Postgraduate diploma in Business Law, Concordia University, Canada

MBA in Tax Management, Trevisan Escola de Negocios, Brazil

Postgraduate diploma in Tax Law, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil

Postgraduate diploma in Business Law, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil