Partner of Demarest’s Tax area, Catarina Rodrigues is a doctoral candidate in Tax Law and holds a master’s degree and a specialization in Tax Law from PUC-SP, as well as a specialization in the electricity sector from Triconsult. She is a lecturer in postgraduate courses in Tax Law. Catarina concentrates her practice in matters involving international tax planning, transfer pricing, corporate reorganization, structuring of financial operations and succession and equity reorganizations. Her main clients include automotive, oil and real estate companies.
Catarina Rosa Rodrigues
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— Advised Visteon in the acquisition of Johnson Controls’ electronics business for USD 265 million
— Advised Qatar Petroleum in the acquisition of Block BC-10 sold by Shell for USD 1 billion
— Advised Fibria Celulose S.A. in the sale of business to the Japanese company Oji Paper Co for USD 313 million
— Advised the Sinochem Group in the purchase of Statoil Petróleo do Brasil Ltda. for USD 3 billion
— Doctoral candidate in Tax Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (in progress)
— Specialization in the electricity sector from Triconsult – Studies and Projects, São Paulo, Brazil (2008)
— Master’s degree in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2005)
— Specialization in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (Cogeae-PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2001)
— Bachelor of Laws from the law school of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Salvador, Brazil (1999)
— Member of the Brazilian Institute of Financial Executives (IBEF)
— Member of the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT)
— Lecturer for postgraduate courses in Tax Law at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET) and the Paulista School of Law (EPD)
— Member of the Special Commission for Tax Law at OAB/SP
— Member of the Tax Law Commission of the São Paulo Lawyers Institute (IASP)
— Author of the article “Atos normativos e polêmicas jurisprudenciais sobre suas lacunas”, in the book “Garantias Judiciais no Processo Tributário – Cenários, Perspectivas e Desafios”, Editora Blucher, 2018.
— Co-author of the book “Business Laws of Brazil”, 3rd Edition, West Thompson, 2015.
— Author of the article “Caso RBS – Aplicação ou não do IOF-câmbio nos casos de operações com efeitos econômicos similares a empréstimos externos sujeitos a registro junto ao Banco Central do Brasil”, in the book “Planejamento Tributário: Análise de Casos – Volume 2”, coordinated by Leonardo Freitas de Moraes e Castro, MP Editora, 2014.
— Co-coordinator of translation to Portuguese of the Brazilian edition of “Modelo de Convenção Tributária sobre o Rendimento e o Capital” [Model Tax Convention on Income and Capital], International Tax Institute (ITI), Toronto/Canada and São Paulo/Brazil, 2012.
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