Our local partner firm is Torres, Plaz & Araujo.
Torres Plaz & Araujo – TPA, established in Caracas in 1972. Is an interdisciplinary global practice firm highly specialized in taxation, and positioning itself as one of the leading general-service firms in Venezuela.
TPA offers advice in complex cross-border and local transactions, including corporate restructuring, investment protection, corporate and project finance and mergers and acquisitions. Our experience covers different industries and projects, including oil, gas, petrochemicals, mining, manufacturing, agri-business, banking, insurance, food & beverages, and procurement and works contracts. TPA has been actively involved in advising in matters related to expropriations, takeovers and acquisitions between private parties or the Government. Our tax expertise covers direct taxes, tax structuring, transfer pricing, VAT, social and other contributions and Federal, State and Municipal Taxation in Venezuela, with a focus on cross-border transactions and corporate Taxation; and a very strong tax litigation and tax ADR practice. TPA is known for its ability to provide innovative solutions, its commitment to clients and its professional culture, not only limited to identifying the risks associated with the businesses of our clients, but also to provide the same with valuable and practical insight.
TPA remains ranked at the top of tax firms in Venezuela by most prestigious publications, and its partners are active members of the International Fiscal Association and/or the International Bar Association.