SERGIO ANDRÉ ROCHA
Listed as one of Brazil's tax controversy leaders by International Tax Review between 2011 and 2020. Recognized by Who's Who Legal ("Corporate Tax") between 2017 and 2020.
Post-Doctorate ("Livre-Docente") in Tax Law - University of São Paulo (2015);
PhD in Law & Economics - University Gama Filho (2007);
Master in Law & Economics - University Gama Filho (2003);
Post-graduate studies in Private Law - Fluminense Federal University (1999);
Bachelor in Law - University Cândido Mendes (1998).
Professor Doctor at the Rio de Janeiro State University;
Academic Coordinator at the Center for Applied Studies in Law ("CEAD");
Invited professor for the LL.M in international tax law at the University of Amsterdam;
Professor and instructor for several specialized courses in tax law.
Sergio André Rocha started his professional career in 1998 at the audit and consulting firm Arthur Andersen. In 2001, became a tax manager at Branco Consultores, a tax consulting boutique launched by former Andersen professionals. Between 2007 and 2010, he worked at Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão ("BMA") as a senior tax lawyer. In 2010, Sergio André became a tax partner at Ernst & Young, serving as a tax advisory partner, a tax policy and controversy partner, and an international tax partner. Since 2014, as a Principal of Andrade Advogados Associados, resumed his activities as a lawyer and tax consultant providing services to mid-size and large companies. On June 2016, founded Sergio André Rocha Advocacia & Consultoria Tributária.
Vice-President, the Brazilian Society of Tax Law ("SBDT");
Director, the Brazilian IFA Branch, Brazilian Association of Finance Law ("ABDF");
Council Member, the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law ("IBDT") -- up to 2018.
Portuguese, English, and Spanish.