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Helenilson Cunha Pontes

Senior partner of the firm, Tax Legislation Lecturer from the University of São Paulo – USP (2004); PhD in Economic and Financial Law from the University of São Paulo – USP (2000); attended the PIL – Program of Instruction for Lawyers at Harvard Law School (2003). He is Counselor of the Administrative Tax Appeals Council of the Ministry of Finance (CARF/MF). He is also a Member of the Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo and Pará, of the IBDT – Brazilian Institute of Tax Legislation; of the ABRADT – Brazilian Association of Tax Legislation; of the ABDF – Brazilian Academy of Financial Law and APET – Association of Tax Studies of the State of São Paulo. He is Professor of the Specialization Courses in Tax Law and Tax Process of University Extension Center – CEU, São Paulo-SP, Professor of the IBDT – Brazilian Institute of Tax Legislation, São Paulo-SP; Professor of the Specialization Course in Tax Law from IBET – Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies; Professor of the Specialization Course in Tax Law from PUC-COGEAE, São Paulo -SP. Languages: English and German. Author of numerous articles for Law journals and essays in collective works. Books published: “O Princípio da Proporcionalidade e o Direito Tributário“, Dialética, São Paulo, 2000; “Inconstitucionalidade da Lei Tributária – Repetição do Indébito“, Dialética, São Paulo, 2002 (co-authorship with Marco Aurelio Greco); “Ensaios de Direito Tributário“, Editora MP, São Paulo, 2005; “Coisa Julgada Tributária e Inconstitucionalidade“, Dialética, São Paulo, 2005. Former Attorney of the National Treasury. Provided consultancy to the Ministry of Mines and Energy in developing a new mineral regulatory framework of Brazil.

Priscila Augusta dos Ramos Cunha Pontes

Partner of Cunha Pontes Advogados law firm. Master’s degree in State Law with a concentration in Constitutional Law at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (2009). Specialist in Environmental Law and Strategic Management of Sustainability by COGEAE/PUC-SP (2008/2009). Bachelor’s degree in Law from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo – PUC/SP (2004). Acts on environmental, administrative and constitutional issues. She is proficient in English and Spanish languages.