Entries by Carlos

Speaking for international studends in Denmark

Yesterday, 2nd of November of 2018 I was invited to speak for a class of international students in Copenhagen, at the Copenhagen Business College. These students came from Nepal, India, and Bangladesh When I asked the teacher/tutor who contacted me for more more information and to brief me a bit about their background, she shared […]


Do not try to understand Brazil as if it was your own country: Matheus Viana

In June of 2013 Carlos Monteiro interviewed Matheus Viana, a highly experienced Brazilian tax lawyer focused on helping international companies to navigate through the challenging Brazilian tax system. In addition to giving a general picture of the Brazilian tax system, Matheus also points out some of the common mistake foreign professionals make when doing business […]


Brazil has to simplify it’s fiscal and tax system: Kent Hendricks- (former) CEO Nacora LATAM

In 2013, Carlos Monteiro spoke with Kent Hendricks who at the time was the Managing director of Nacora for the LATAM region. Nacora is a brokerage firm “that offers insurance solutions tailored to the individual needs of specific industry segments”. In this interview, Kent talks some of the things that ought to be done by Brazilian […]