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Wilson De Faria
JD, MBA
Tel.
+55 11 3262-1005
Cell
+55 11 8354-4628
E-Mail
Firm
WFaria Advocacia
Rua do Rocio, 291 7o. andar
São Paulo, 04552-000
Brazil
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Wilson
De Faria
JD, MBA
Founding Partner – Managing Director, WFaria Advocacia, São Paulo, Brazil
Expertise
    Brazilian and international tax law, especially as it applies to financial institutions, structuring M&A transactions, tax reduction strategies, development of financial products and resolution of tax disputes. Extensive relationships with top Brazilian finance executives, financial markets regulators and tax authorities. Strong knowledge of Latin American business and political environment.
Professional Highlights
  • Managing Director and Founding Partner of WFaria Advocacia, a law firm providing corporate law and tax consulting
  • Former Tax Planning Director of Banco Citibank S.A. (Citigroup Brasil)
  • Member of tax committees of Banco Credicard S.A., Redecard S.A. and Orbitall S.A and several Brazilian banking associations
  • Managing Director of the legal and tax practices of Grant Thornton International in Brazil (Trevisan Tax Consulting), which merged with Rocha Faria Consultoria
  • Legal and tax consulting manager for Ernst & Young in Latin America
  • Tax litigator for Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados Brazil
Affiliations
  • São Paulo State and Goias State BAR Association
  • Sao Paulo Business Administration Counsel
  • Legal Counsel of the Sao Paulo State Industry Federation
  • Social Responsibility Counsel of the Sao Paulo State Industry Federation
  • Brazilian International Banking Association
  • Brazilian INSEAD Alumni Association
Languages
    English, Portuguese, Spanish, French