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AFDO-adv is specialized in tax matters, and provides complementary legal services, such as in corporate law matters, to both national and international clients. Mainly focused on the taxation of companies with a vast experience in handling tax issues for large economic groups (including corporate tax, VAT, transfer pricing, structured financial products and reorganizations), and in highly complex and sophisticated tax litigation, including the arbitration on tax-related matters and lawsuits before the Constitutional Court, the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights.
AFDO-adv deals with complex tax litigation and is highly experienced with tax arbitration procedures – an alternative tax dispute resolution regime, set up in 2011.
AFDO-adv has a solid experience in providing tax advice regarding complex financial instruments and company reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions. When necessary it is assisted by a specialist in excise taxes and custom duties.
Mónica Respício Gonçalves’s entrance within the firm in 2018 brought a new set of competences to the firm and a new boost was given to a niche area within tax – private clients and wealth management.
António Fernandes de Oliveira
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21/012021 I. Introduction Although for many years holding companies saw their, arguably, right to deduct input Value Added Tax, hereinafter VAT, being rejected by the tax authorities, the Court of Justice of the European Union, hereinafter CJEU, issued over time several decisions which allowed a slow, but unequivocal, change of paradigm for the so-called […]