Celso Costa

Celso Costa

Partner

+ 55 11 3150-7090

Celso has extensive experience in M&A, reorganizations, cross-border transactions, transfer pricing and general advisory. Solid background in corporate law. Accounting skills acquired in a leading accounting firm. In depth knowledge of administrative litigation. Continuously involved in several of the largest M&As, reorganizations and IPO's. His practice includes advisory on financial and insurance services, infrastructure, information technology, manufacturing and mining advisory.

Associations

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
International Bar Association (IBA)

Recent acknowledgments

Ranked by Chambers Latin America 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, in Tax.
Ranked by Chambers Global 2018, in Tax.
Recognized by The Legal 500, issue 2017, in the category Next generation lawyer, recommended in Tax.
Classified among the most admired lawyers in Tax, Technology and Road Concession sectors by Análise Advocacia 500 (2016).
Recommended in Tax and Management by Latin Lawyer 250, 2017 edition, and in Corporate Tax by Who’s Who Legal 2018.

Education

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil (Master in Tax Law, 2006).
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 1995).
Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil (Business administration education, 1992).

Recent publications

For some time the classification of ICMS tax incentives as an investment subsidy has long been...[+]
For some time the classification of ICMS tax incentives as an investment subsidy has long been...[+]
Normative Instruction No. 1,888/2019 (IN 1,888), which establishes and disciplines the provision...[+]
Abuses by the State and especially by the tax authorities to impose taxes without proper legal...[+]
The conference will take place at Miami Beach's 1 Hotel on Thursday 9 November 2017. DLA...[+]
Following a recession that started at the end of 2014, the brazilian economy had a terrible...[+]
Following a recession that started at the end of 2014, the brazilian economy had a terrible...[+]