Open Class at ABDConst in Curitiba


On July 01 Sergio André taught an open class on international tax controversies at the Brazilian Academy of Constitutional Law, in Curitiba. To access the presentation (in Portuguese), click here.

Public Hearing to Discuss Tax Reform


On June 27, Brazil’s Bar Association in São Paulo held a public hearing to discuss the proposal for tax reform that is currently being debated in Congress. Sergio André Rocha was one of the specialist heard during the event. To watch the debates (in Portuguese), click here.

Class on Controversial International Tax Issues at IBDT


Sergio André Spoke about tax withholding on the importation of services and the interaction between international treaties and Brazil’s CFC rules at the course Tax Controversies and Current Tax Issues, which was organized by IBDT and IET in São Paulo. To view the presentations (in Portuguese), click here (services / CFC).



During the II Seminar on International Taxation and Foreign Trade Sergio André received a plaque from Tax Auditor Andrea Duek Simantob praising his support and assistance as academic coordinator of the Tax Administration’s seminar. Photo 1Photo 2.

II Seminar on International Taxation and Foreign Trade


Sergio André was the academic coordinator of the II Seminar on International Taxation and Foreign Trade. The seminar was held by Brazil’s Tax Administration. In the event, Sergio André spoke in two panels, first about Brazil’s tax treaty policy and later about multilateralism in international taxation.

Tax Reform 2


Brazil’s IFA Branch (ABDF) organized a debate about tax reform on May 8. In this event, Sergio André, Rapporteur of the Rio de Janeiro Tax Reform Commission, and Marcus Lívio Gomes, President of the Commission, spoke about the tax reform proposals and alternatives that can be implemented in this area.

Tax Reform 1


On April 29, Sergio André spoke at a seminar organized by the Institute of Tax Studies, in Belo Horizonte. The main topics of the seminar were the tax and social security reforms.