Erlan Valverde, TEP

Areas of expertise: Tax, Wealth & Succession Planning, Agribusiness, Gaming & E-sports
Languages: Spanish,English
Location: São Paulo
Telephone: +55 (11) 5086-5351

Partner of the Tax practice group, Erlan has 19 years of experience in assisting multinational and Brazilian companies in several tax issues, including tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and corporate law, inbound and outbound investments, design and implementation of financial products and investment funds, international taxation, indirect taxes, estate planning and strategic litigation.Prior to joining TozziniFreire, Erlan had worked for eight years at a Big 4 consulting and audit firm, including an assignment of 32 months at the Brazilian Desk in New York, where he assisted US companies with multiple tax issues involving investments in Brazil. 

// Academic education

  • Master´s degree in International Tax Law from the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT), 2024.
  • University Extension degree in Tax Procedure from IBET (Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies), 2020.
  • University Extension degree in Interpretation of Tax Treaties from IBFD (International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation), 2011.
  • Graduate of the Law School of São Bernardo do Campo, 2006. 


// Recognition

Recognized by The Legal 500 as a Next Generation Partner.

// Additional Activities

  • TEP (Trust and Estate Practitioner), certified by STEP (The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).
  • Member of ABBI (Brazilian Association of International Banks).
  • Member of the Tax Efficiency Group  of AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil).
  • Member of IBDT (Brazilian Institute of Tax Law).
  • Researcher at the Center for Taxation Research on Universal Bases of IBDT.
  • Professor in the Specialization Program in International Tax Law at IBDT.

// Publications

"Brazil" chapter (co-author). In Corporte Tax 2019. 7th edition. London: Global Legal Insights, 2019.

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