Felipe Cerrutti Balsimelli has been a tax associate at Pinheiro Neto since 2007 and is specialised in domestic and international tax consulting and litigation, with an emphasis on transfer pricing matters. He is directly involved in the most important, strategic and complex tax cases involving transfer pricing disputes at both an administrative and judicial level. He is engaged in disputes and transfer pricing advisory in cases involving the pharmaceutical, automotive, financial, healthcare, electronic, agro, mining and energy industries, among others.
Felipe has authored or co-authored articles and other publications involving transfer pricing and related matters. His book on transfer pricing (Margens Alternativas em Preços de Transferência, Almedina), written in 2018, anticipates and proposes solutions for the controversies between the Brazilian methodology and the OECD model, which is a central discussion related to the current Brazilian process to become an OECD member.
Felipe obtained his JD degree at the Mackenzie Presbiterian University. He has a master’s degree in tax law from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/SP). His conclusion paper, which inspired his book on transfer pricing, was ranked among the top 10 ever written by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/SP).