Diego Enrico Peñas


Bachelor’s degree in law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), focusing on tax law.

Having worked in renowned law firms in Brazil, Diego has ample experience in providing regulatory and tax advice for the structuring and implementation of financial and corporate transactions, both locally and internationally.

His expertise is focused in assisting clients with the tax planning prior to, during and after major transactions, especially in what pertains to Brazilian direct taxation.

He is also experienced in structuring both foreign investment in Brazil and Brazilian investment abroad, often assisting clients with understanding the effects and benefits of applicable double tax treaties (DTTs) as well as the potential limitations of the Brazilian thin capitalization and transfer pricing rules.