Luis is a Brazilian tax lawyer with more than 15 years of experience in dealing with complex cross-border tax issues, as well as assisting Brazilian and foreign clients in designing and implementing corporate and tax-efficient structures. Luis has been also admitted as a lawyer in Portugal and he is an Enrolled Agent before the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
As an international tax professional, Luis has worked for KPMG and a few of the most prestigious Brazilian law firms. Further, he has also acted as the Head of Tax for the Latin American operations of a major Argentinean agri-business player, and for the Brazilian operations of CVS Health Corporation.
On the academic side, Luis earned a J.D. Degree in Brazil from Faculdade de Direito de São Bernardo do Campo, and two Master of Laws (LL.M.) Degrees, the first in tax law in Brazil from INSPER, and the second one in international taxation in the U.S. from University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Due to his academic and professional backgrounds, Luis has acquired solid experience in dealing with international tax matters, involving both multinational enterprises and high net worth individuals with business/interests in Latin America, the U.S., Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East and Australia.
Luis is fluent in English and Portuguese, and conversational in Spanish