"Active in trade mark disputes, anti-counterfeiting matters, and technology transfer and technology services agreements."
The Legal 500

Overview

Eduardo Maccari Telles is a partner in the Rio de Janeiro office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados. Eduardo concentrates his practice in trial, litigation and arbitration, tax and administrative law. He represents national and foreign companies as well as governmental institutions, and he assists them in all types of dispute resolution for tax, civil, labor, intellectual property and environmental cases as well with tax and labor consulting. Eduardo has experience in energy and insurance litigation as well, being responsible for coordinating the firm’s Brazil litigation practice.

Since 2000 he has also served as a state attorney in the Attorney's Office of the State of Rio de Janeiro. His other professional assignments have included work as a tax attorney with the National Institute of Social Security (1998-2000), as a legal counselor with Rangel, Penna da Rocha & Daiha Associated Attorneys (2000-2006), as external counsel for the Brazilian Institute of Municipal Administration (2000-2004) and as Treasury representative on the Taxpayer Council of the State of Rio de Janeiro (2004).

Spoken Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French

Experience

  • Represented an engineering consortium in an administrative pleading to re-establish the economic balance of an administrative contract entered into by the consortium with a federal public administration entity
  • Represented an independent oil & gas company in a arbitration against a government entity to discuss oil and gas concession contracts rights
  • Participated in the tax, administrative and regulatory organization of a consortium to explore and produce natural gas
  • Represents oil and gas service companies in multiple tax, civil, labor, environmental and intellectual property specialized litigation
  • Represented an oil and gas company in an international arbitration regarding joint operating agreement provisions that concern Brazilian law
  • Represented an oil and gas company in the tax planning of a consortium project to produce chemical products, with a investment worth $1.5 billion
  • Advised international oil companies and energy service companies in tax consulting, compliance, and controversies related to their Brazilian operations and transactions
  • Represented several US companies with their business in Brazil and Latin America
  • Advises a multi-billion dollar Brazilian pension fund in tax issues, and represents this fund before Brazilian civil and tax courts

Education

Universidade Candido Mendes, Master of Law in Tax

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Bachelor’s degree in Journalism

Admissions

Bar

  • Brazil

Memberships

  • Tax Law professor, Post-Graduate Programs,Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)
  • Tax Law professor, Post-Graduate Programs, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFF)
  • Tax Law professor , Post-Graduate Programs, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
  • Tax Law professor , Post-Graduate Programs, Cândido Mendes University (UCAM)
  • Tax Law professor, Judge´s School of State Court of Rio de Janeiro (EMERJ)
  • "Eduardo Maccari Telles [is] active in trade mark disputes, anti-counterfeiting matters, and technology transfer and technology services agreements."  The Legal 500 2015
  • "Proactivity, technical expertise and drive." Chambers Latin America 2013