Fernando Tonanni

Fernando Tonanni

Partner

+ 55 11 3150-7441

Fernando is a tax specialist with strong knowledge of corporate law and extensive experience in advising international and Brazilian based clients in the tax aspects involved in their businesses. His focus includes tax consultancy, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, financial transactions, transfer pricing and administrative litigation. He is a frequent lecturer in events in Brazil and abroad, besides being visiting professor of international tax law at Brazilian institutions. Fernando has previous experience in a wide scope of industries such as automotive, agricultural, banking, energy, investment funds, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, retail, services, and transports.

Associations

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
Brazilian Association of Financial Law (ABDF)
International Fiscal Association (IFA)
International Bar Association (IBA)
American Bar Association (ABA)

Recent acknowledgments

Ranked by Chambers Latin America, 2019 edition and Chambers Global 2018, in Tax.
Recognized in Tax by The Legal 500, 2016 edition.
Classified among the most admired lawyers by Análise Advocacia in Tax, Machines and Equipment, edition 2017.
Recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2018, in Corporate Tax and Private Client.
Recommended by International Tax Reviwer and Tax Directors Handbook 2015.

Education

Leiden University, Netherlands (Master’s degree in International Tax Law – LL.M., 2004). Law School of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo - PUC-SP), (Specialist Lato Sensu in Tax Law, 2001). Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Bachelor of Laws, 1999.

Recent publications

  Aiming at counteracting tax planning used by multinationals that take advantage of...[+]
Supreme Court modifies its understanding regarding the tax substitution regime The Full Court...[+]
Supreme Court modifies its understanding regarding the tax substitution regime The Full Court...[+]
Law 13,169/2015: increasing of CSLL rate It was published in the Oficial Gazette, on Thursday,...[+]
Law 13,169/2015: increasing of CSLL rate It was published in the Oficial Gazette, on Thursday,...[+]