Solid knowledge of the market

CQS Attorneys is a pioneer in legal consulting for the entertainment industry and the use of fiscal incentives for cultural projects in Brazil.

Clients

AREAS: Cinema and audiovisual, games, music, literature, theatre, dance, plastic arts, exhibits, concerts, different cultural events and activities related to cultural marketing.

COMPANIES: Sponsors, cultural and audiovisual producers, distributors, displayers, programmers, television channels, online platforms, editors, recorders.

INDIVIDUALS: Authors, composers, musical artists, actors, artists in general.

OTHERS: State-owned public entities; Non-profit institutions.

Areas

Solutions

  • Legal consulting
  • Tax planning
  • Management consulting
  • Legislative advice
  • Indicative Ranking
  • Legal Actions
    • Legal consulting

      Drafting of opinions and studies, contract assistance and document drafting.

    • Tax planning

      Analysis of tax burden incident about a particular company and the possibility of using tax incentives to finance cultural projects.

    • Management consulting

      Legal advising, in light of tax law, administrative law, and tax incentive laws related to cultural projects.

    • Legislative advice

      Related to projects involving the audiovisual, cultural, and entertainment industries in general.

    • Indicative Ranking

      Advice and drafting of legal opinions and guidance to obtain Indicative Rating of audiovisual works from the Ministry of Justice.

    • Legal Actions

      Practice, active or passive suits between companies, and between companies and public authorities.

    • Business and project structuring

      Verifying legal adequacy, drafting contracts, administration and following up with the encouraging body until the judicial analysis at the moment of accountability.

    • Administrative postulation

      Sponsorship for client’s interests in suggested cultural project, working together with public bodies responsible for enforcing tax incentive laws to cultural projects.

    • Accountability

      Legal advising, in light of tax and administrative laws, for processes of accountability of public funds arising from tax incentives applied to cultural projects.

    • Representation for foreign individuals

      Legal Representation for Foreign Taxpayer receiving federal tax benefits.

    • Visas for foreign individuals

      Administrative support for temporary work visas for foreign individuals who participate in cultural projects in Brazil.