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Partner of Demarest's Tax area, Douglas Mota has a Master’s Degree in Tax Law by PUC-SP, a Bachelor’s Degree in Laws by FIEO University Center and is a specialist in Tax Law. Among his main clients are companies in the retail, industry and services and energy sectors. Professor in specialization courses at Escola Paulista de Direito (EPD) and Brazilian Institute of Studies of the Energy Law (IBDE) and in MBA's courses, Douglas Mota has a strong presence in tax consulting and administrative litigation at federal, state and municipal levels, of indirect taxes (ICMS, IPI, ISS), IPVA and ITCMD. He also advises educational and social assistance associations in procedures for the recognition of tax immunity and related matters.

Experience

- Led a discussion involving a leading case related to a leading company of the technology segment, originated from the accusation by tax authorities involving tax requirements arising from the disfigurement of the operation's nature, from lease to sale of products - Amount involved, approximately R$ 25 Million

- Advised two of the largest institutions of Brazilian education, in processes of recognition of tax immunity - amount involved, approximately, R$ 200 million

- Advised a North American company with operations involving sale of forests and its tax impacts, which has become increasingly common in Brazil, and due to the inherent difficulties of the taxation system, causes various doubts

- Acting in Tax Committees of retail companies, has participated actively in the tax planning of these companies.

- Led a discussion involving a leading case related to the requirement of taxation on service export. One of the most controversial issues currently in Brazil, which involves the vast majority of the services provider companies.

Academic Qualifications

- Master in Tax Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2009)

- Specialization in Tax Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (COGEAE / PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2004)

- Bachelor of Laws by Osasco University Foundation Institute of Education - FIEO (1998)

Associations

- Coordinator of the Tax Committee of the French Chamber

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish

Partner in Demarest’s Tax area, Douglas Mota holds a master’s degree and specialization in Tax Law from PUC-SP. He has a strong presence in tax consulting and in administrative litigation. Among his main clients are industries, retailers and companies in the energy and services sectors, as well as education and social assistance associations in procedures for recognition of tax immunity and resulting situations. Douglas is a professor of specialization courses at Escola Paulista de Direito (EPD) and the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE) as well as MBA courses.

— Advised two of the largest Brazilian educational institutions in the process of recognizing tax immunity. Amount involved: approximately BRL 200 million.

— Advised on the global divestment of General Electric’s Water Business to the French group Suez and the Canadian fund CDPQ (Caisse de Dépôt et de Placement du Québec).

— Advised HMC on the sale of 100% of the shares of Pradaria Agroflorestal Ltda. held by Global Forest Investments LLC and Performance Forest LLC, to Timber VII SPE S.A – a BTG Group company.

— Advised Procomp Industria Eletronica LTDA in the development of a strategy that involved planning and possible discussion in the judicial sphere, subsequently reaching the Federal Supreme Court as a “leading case”.

— Advised the Royal Fic Group, and its subsidiary TMW Energy, in the planning and implementation of its power generation plant, which represents the client’s entry into the distributed power generation sector through the construction and implementation of a photovoltaic generation power plant, in accordance with ANEEL Resolution 482/2012.

— Master’s degree in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2009)

— Specialization in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (COGEAE / PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2004)

— Bachelor of Laws from Osasco University Foundation Institute of Education – FIEO (1998)

— Coordinator of the Tax Committee of the French Chamber

— Co-author of the article “The non-incidence of ICMS on the transfer of amounts of electric energy”, Portal Jota, January 10, 2019.

— Co-author of the article “ISS and the concept of services”, Valor Econômico, December 5, 2017.

— Co-author of the article “Graphic Composition and Reform of the ISS”, Demarest, April 5, 2017.

— Co-author of the book “Tax Planning”, Quartier Latin Publishing House.

—  Co-author of the book “ISS – Complementary Law No. 116/03”, launched by the Paulista Association of Tax Studies – APET, Juruá, 2005.

Portuguese, English and Spanish

Partner of Demarest's Tax area, Douglas Mota has a Master’s Degree in Tax Law by PUC-SP, a Bachelor’s Degree in Laws by FIEO University Center and is a specialist in Tax Law. Among his main clients are companies in the retail, industry and services and energy sectors. Professor in specialization courses at Escola Paulista de Direito (EPD) and Brazilian Institute of Studies of the Energy Law (IBDE) and in MBA's courses, Douglas Mota has a strong presence in tax consulting and administrative litigation at federal, state and municipal levels, of indirect taxes (ICMS, IPI, ISS), IPVA and ITCMD. He also advises educational and social assistance associations in procedures for the recognition of tax immunity and related matters.

Experience

- Led a discussion involving a leading case related to a leading company of the technology segment, originated from the accusation by tax authorities involving tax requirements arising from the disfigurement of the operation's nature, from lease to sale of products - Amount involved, approximately R$ 25 Million

- Advised two of the largest institutions of Brazilian education, in processes of recognition of tax immunity - amount involved, approximately, R$ 200 million

- Advised a North American company with operations involving sale of forests and its tax impacts, which has become increasingly common in Brazil, and due to the inherent difficulties of the taxation system, causes various doubts

- Acting in Tax Committees of retail companies, has participated actively in the tax planning of these companies.

- Led a discussion involving a leading case related to the requirement of taxation on service export. One of the most controversial issues currently in Brazil, which involves the vast majority of the services provider companies.

Academic Qualifications

- Master in Tax Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2009)

- Specialization in Tax Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (COGEAE / PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2004)

- Bachelor of Laws by Osasco University Foundation Institute of Education - FIEO (1998)

Associations

- Coordinator of the Tax Committee of the French Chamber

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish

Partner in Demarest’s Tax area, Douglas Mota holds a master’s degree and specialization in Tax Law from PUC-SP. He has a strong presence in tax consulting and in administrative litigation. Among his main clients are industries, retailers and companies in the energy and services sectors, as well as education and social assistance associations in procedures for recognition of tax immunity and resulting situations. Douglas is a professor of specialization courses at Escola Paulista de Direito (EPD) and the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE) as well as MBA courses.

— Advised two of the largest Brazilian educational institutions in the process of recognizing tax immunity. Amount involved: approximately BRL 200 million.

— Advised on the global divestment of General Electric’s Water Business to the French group Suez and the Canadian fund CDPQ (Caisse de Dépôt et de Placement du Québec).

— Advised HMC on the sale of 100% of the shares of Pradaria Agroflorestal Ltda. held by Global Forest Investments LLC and Performance Forest LLC, to Timber VII SPE S.A – a BTG Group company.

— Advised Procomp Industria Eletronica LTDA in the development of a strategy that involved planning and possible discussion in the judicial sphere, subsequently reaching the Federal Supreme Court as a “leading case”.

— Advised the Royal Fic Group, and its subsidiary TMW Energy, in the planning and implementation of its power generation plant, which represents the client’s entry into the distributed power generation sector through the construction and implementation of a photovoltaic generation power plant, in accordance with ANEEL Resolution 482/2012.

— Master’s degree in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2009)

— Specialization in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (COGEAE / PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2004)

— Bachelor of Laws from Osasco University Foundation Institute of Education – FIEO (1998)

— Coordinator of the Tax Committee of the French Chamber

— Co-author of the article “The non-incidence of ICMS on the transfer of amounts of electric energy”, Portal Jota, January 10, 2019.

— Co-author of the article “ISS and the concept of services”, Valor Econômico, December 5, 2017.

— Co-author of the article “Graphic Composition and Reform of the ISS”, Demarest, April 5, 2017.

— Co-author of the book “Tax Planning”, Quartier Latin Publishing House.

—  Co-author of the book “ISS – Complementary Law No. 116/03”, launched by the Paulista Association of Tax Studies – APET, Juruá, 2005.

Portuguese, English and Spanish

Partner of Demarest's Tax area, Douglas Mota has a Master’s Degree in Tax Law by PUC-SP, a Bachelor’s Degree in Laws by FIEO University Center and is a specialist in Tax Law. Among his main clients are companies in the retail, industry and services and energy sectors. Professor in specialization courses at Escola Paulista de Direito (EPD) and Brazilian Institute of Studies of the Energy Law (IBDE) and in MBA's courses, Douglas Mota has a strong presence in tax consulting and administrative litigation at federal, state and municipal levels, of indirect taxes (ICMS, IPI, ISS), IPVA and ITCMD. He also advises educational and social assistance associations in procedures for the recognition of tax immunity and related matters.

Experience

- Led a discussion involving a leading case related to a leading company of the technology segment, originated from the accusation by tax authorities involving tax requirements arising from the disfigurement of the operation's nature, from lease to sale of products - Amount involved, approximately R$ 25 Million

- Advised two of the largest institutions of Brazilian education, in processes of recognition of tax immunity - amount involved, approximately, R$ 200 million

- Advised a North American company with operations involving sale of forests and its tax impacts, which has become increasingly common in Brazil, and due to the inherent difficulties of the taxation system, causes various doubts

- Acting in Tax Committees of retail companies, has participated actively in the tax planning of these companies.

- Led a discussion involving a leading case related to the requirement of taxation on service export. One of the most controversial issues currently in Brazil, which involves the vast majority of the services provider companies.

Academic Qualifications

- Master in Tax Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2009)

- Specialization in Tax Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (COGEAE / PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2004)

- Bachelor of Laws by Osasco University Foundation Institute of Education - FIEO (1998)

Associations

- Coordinator of the Tax Committee of the French Chamber

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish

Partner in Demarest’s Tax area, Douglas Mota holds a master’s degree and specialization in Tax Law from PUC-SP. He has a strong presence in tax consulting and in administrative litigation. Among his main clients are industries, retailers and companies in the energy and services sectors, as well as education and social assistance associations in procedures for recognition of tax immunity and resulting situations. Douglas is a professor of specialization courses at Escola Paulista de Direito (EPD) and the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE) as well as MBA courses.

— Advised two of the largest Brazilian educational institutions in the process of recognizing tax immunity. Amount involved: approximately BRL 200 million.

— Advised on the global divestment of General Electric’s Water Business to the French group Suez and the Canadian fund CDPQ (Caisse de Dépôt et de Placement du Québec).

— Advised HMC on the sale of 100% of the shares of Pradaria Agroflorestal Ltda. held by Global Forest Investments LLC and Performance Forest LLC, to Timber VII SPE S.A – a BTG Group company.

— Advised Procomp Industria Eletronica LTDA in the development of a strategy that involved planning and possible discussion in the judicial sphere, subsequently reaching the Federal Supreme Court as a “leading case”.

— Advised the Royal Fic Group, and its subsidiary TMW Energy, in the planning and implementation of its power generation plant, which represents the client’s entry into the distributed power generation sector through the construction and implementation of a photovoltaic generation power plant, in accordance with ANEEL Resolution 482/2012.

— Master’s degree in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2009)

— Specialization in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (COGEAE / PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2004)

— Bachelor of Laws from Osasco University Foundation Institute of Education – FIEO (1998)

— Coordinator of the Tax Committee of the French Chamber

— Co-author of the article “The non-incidence of ICMS on the transfer of amounts of electric energy”, Portal Jota, January 10, 2019.

— Co-author of the article “ISS and the concept of services”, Valor Econômico, December 5, 2017.

— Co-author of the article “Graphic Composition and Reform of the ISS”, Demarest, April 5, 2017.

— Co-author of the book “Tax Planning”, Quartier Latin Publishing House.

—  Co-author of the book “ISS – Complementary Law No. 116/03”, launched by the Paulista Association of Tax Studies – APET, Juruá, 2005.

Portuguese, English and Spanish