Partner in Demarest’s Tax Litigation area, Priscila Faricelli holds a master’s degree in Tax Law from USP and a specialization in Civil Procedural Law from Escola Paulista de Direito in São Paulo. Faricelli is sought out by the main press vehicles in Brazil for her opinion on tax and procedural issues, most recently focusing on matters related to negotiations between the tax authorities and the taxpayers. She lectures frequently on the most important topics of Tax Law, having been invited to speak at events organized by both public and private entities as well as by the Judicial Branch. She is frequently recognized in national and international legal publications, such as Análise Advocacia 500 and International Tax Review (ITR).
Priscila Faricelli de Mendonça
04/12/2020Brazilian Superior Court and the new stance regarding the constitution of a crime for cases of non-payment of ICMS due in an entity’s own operations
⎯ With a focus on the superior courts, participates in strategic actions to defend important tax matters at the judicial level, mainly those about which Courts do not yet have a settled case law, such as goodwill amortization, issues related to transfer pricing and legality of CIDE-software and among other important tax issues not yet ruled on by the Brazilian High Courts.
⎯ Plans the migration of fiscal disputes from the administrative sphere to the judicial sphere, especially with creative and effective strategies to avoid the presentation of guarantees, as well as conducting the probationary phase in order to increase the chances of a favorable outcome in the Judiciary.
⎯ Master’s degree in Civil Procedural Law from the University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil (2013)
⎯ Specialization in Tax Law from Escola Paulista de Direito, São Paulo, Brazil (2008)
⎯ Bachelor of Laws degree from PUC – São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil (2004)
⎯ Member of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law – IBDP
⎯ Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee – CBAr
⎯ Member of the Brazilian Center for Judicial Studies and Research – CEBEPEJ
⎯ Member of the Center for Advanced Studies in Civil Procedure – CEAPRO
⎯ Member of the panel of arbitrators of the Arbitration and Energy Committee of the Brazilian Chamber of Corporate Arbitration (CAMARB)
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