Brazil’s complex tax legislation creates enormous challenges for the retail and consumer sector, in particular for supply chains that extend throughout the country. The high volume of transactions, tighter margins, fierce competition, and an entangled web of state laws increase the chance of errors and losses.

With rapid and objective responses to inquiries from our clients, we act as proactive allies to keep them safe and updated on changes in tax rules. In an industry with high labor turnover, companies can count on us to understand the intricacies of labor laws and seek advantageous agreements in union negotiations.

We are also aware of the risks that the retail and consumer industry faces in a fully connected world, with substantial brand exposure on the Internet and on social networks. Our experience in crisis management, antitrust, and consumer laws can help businesses find a successful strategy in this new and challenging environment.

Our expertise in this sector includes services in the following areas:

  • Tax consulting
  • Tax litigation and dispute prevention
  • Crisis management
  • Labor negotiations
  • Antitrust Law
  • Consumer law
  • Restructuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate law
  • Drafting and review of contracts
  • Franchising and brand licensing
  • Real estate law