Frequently recognized as one of the most admired attorneys in Brazil by the publication Análise Advocacia 500, Jose Rubens Vivian Scharlack is a tax and business attorney with 20 years of experience in aiding multinational groups doing business in Brazil.
Jose Rubens specializes in the tax and business intricacies of international transactions involving Brazil, the United States, and foreign jurisdictions. With an approach that combines deep legal knowledge, practical business objectivity, and artistic creativity, Jose Rubens tailors solutions that often meet the clients’ expectations.
In Brazil, he obtained his law degree at the University of São Paulo School of Law (USP), and his Masters in Business Administration degree at the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP), with extension at the Robert School of Management, University of New Mexico (USA). In the United States, he obtained his Juris Doctor degree with honors at the University of Miami School of Law, where he also completed his LL.M. in Taxation.
Jose Rubens is admitted to practice in Brazil and Florida and is the founding partner and head of the international practice of Scharlack Advogados.
He published several books together with other authors, the most recent being “Direct Sales: Legal Concepts”, written together with Gabriel Burjaili de Oliveira, and several articles within his fields of practice. Finally, Jose Rubens has extensive experience as an international panelist in tax issues.
Jose Rubens speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish, French and Mandarin.