Ricardo graduated from the Faculty of Law at São Paulo University and has a post-graduate degree in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas University (FGV-SP). Prior to joining MMC, Ricardo was in-house counsel with a large international financial institution. Ricardo is currently MMC's Managing Director of Tax.
As Managing Director of Tax, Ricardo coordinates tax attorneys servicing clients in many different industries. In addition to tax planning and operational tax services, Ricardo also leads a team of attorneys dedicated to arguing the definitions surrounding the tax treatment of transactions and business operations.
Ricardo has advises multinational companies with respect to corporate tax, tax credits, social contributions and various other contribution requirements. He also has experience implementing and executing judicial and administrative tax dispute strategies, negotiating tax incentives for corporations and structuring the monetization of tax credits.
Ricardo has published articles pertaining to taxation of pension funds, tax planning, definitions surrounding IPI, PIS and Cofins tax, Brazilian Supreme Court tax decisions and Constitutional tax amendments.