Portugal/Sweden Double Taxation Treaty to be terminated as of 31 December 2022

Swedish Parliament has, last Wednesday, voted in favour of the Government’s proposal to terminate Sweden’s Double Taxation Treaty (“DTT”) with Portugal. The reason for terminating the agreement is that the country has not yet introduced the amended provisions that the two countries agreed on in May 2019. Such changes were mostly focused on the taxation […]

Manuel MagalhãesPartner, Sérvulo & Associados

Doing business in Portugal 2021

As a member of the European Union, Portugal offers access to a market of 27 countries with around 450M consumers. It provides entry into a global market of 220M of Portuguese speaking consumers. Competitive factors of Portugal as a destination for investment: Competitive conditions for real estate investment Attractive tax regime for expatriates and Portuguese […]

Manuel MagalhãesPartner, Sérvulo & Associados

Portugal – A key destination for real estate investors

A STEP BY STEP GUIDE The Portuguese real estate market has been in the international spotlight for investment, due to the growth recorded in recent years. This exponential growth is fundamentally due to demand from large multinationals, residents,entrepreneurs, students, among others, making it one of the most sustainable and attractive markets in Europe. To read […]

Manuel MagalhãesPartner, Sérvulo & Associados

João Valadas Coriel participates in the IR Global Guide – The Middle East & North Africa: A dynamic region for inward & outward investment

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is a hugely diverse cultural and geographical mix that stretches from Morocco in northwest Africa to Iran in Southwest Asia. The region is home to a range of economies with vastly different levels of openness to international trade and investment. But with the […]

João Valadas CorielManaging Partner, Valadas Coriel & Associados

Amável Calhau & Associados, SROC, Lda. joins IR as the exclusive Audit & Assurance Services Member in Portugal

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Amavel Calhau of Amável Calhau & Associados, SROC, Lda. Amavel has joined IR as our exclusive Audit & Assurance Services member in Portugal. The company Amável Calhau & Associados, SROC, Lda is registered in the list of statutory auditors’ companies of […]

Portuguese Golden Visas: tighter rules are coming in 2022

Amid a profound economic crisis, the Portuguese government created in 2012 a programme called golden visas that intended to incentivize the much-needed foreign investment. This initiative grants a residence permit to non-EU citizens who invest in Portugal, either by acquiring real estate, transferring capital to the country, or creating jobs. Since then, this initiative has […]

Miguel TorreSenior Management Consultant, EWP Business Consulting

João Marques joins Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão reinforces the Privacy, Digital and Technology team with the arrival of João Marques as Of-Counsel. Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão reinforces one of the areas with the most accentuated growth in recent years with a prominent name in the Privacy and Data Protection Portuguese panorama. João Marques was a Member of the […]

Eduardo Castro MarquesPartner, Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

Changes to Portuguese Golden Visa Program

Decree-Law 14/2021 published today, 12th February, announces that the changes to the law on residency by investment will no longer be enacted in July 2021 but instead on 1st January 2022. This is good and encouraging news for all those potential investors that still wish to invest in Lisbon and Oporto. All requirements in force […]

João Valadas CorielManaging Partner, Valadas Coriel & Associados

Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão advises Eurogalva Group in the acquisition of Fisola Group

Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão advised the Eurogalva Group in the total acquisition of Fisola Group. With a strong industrial nature, the Eurogalva Group has interests in the areas of galvanizing, metalworking and construction. This acquisition was intended to reinforce the efficiency of the Eurogalva Group and consolidate it in the market, thus representing a strategic […]

Eduardo Castro MarquesPartner, Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

Why Portugal can still be a case study of success?

In the last decade, Portugal was one of the European Countries that most benefited from the tourism growth in Europe. Between 2014 and 2019, tourism accommodations increased consistently around 5% per year, and their average revenue growth rate was around 13,5%. Restaurants and local accommodations became the “golden egg chickens” of the years following the […]

Miguel TorreSenior Management Consultant, EWP Business Consulting