Tax planning & litigation.
Wealth structuring.

“Highly acknowledged by clients and colleages for the excellence of her work”.

International Tax Review

“Creative, practical and results – oriented”. “A solid tax lawer”. “Really dedicated and amazingly good”.

“Highly
regarded”

PRACTICE AREAS

Tax Planning

Maximizing income and assets while minimizing tax liabilities.

Wealth Structuring

Taylor-made strategies for high-net-worth individuals and families.

Cross border investment

Tax-efficient structures for all types of transactions including outbound and inbound mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructuring and financing.

Tax Litigation

Assistance and representation in local and international tax controversies.

Teaming up & of counseling

Liaising with first-class firms for integrated legal and tax advice and coordination of multi-jurisdictional teams.

Academy

Workshops, conferences, classes, books, papers and articles.

LATEST NEWS

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The risks of not fiscally divorcing Argentina before fiscally marrying Uruguay

Any international relocation that an Argentine resident considers making must be planned as neatly as…
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Patriotic taxes and «foot voting»

Just like in phyisics, in the tax world there are two kinds of jurisdictions: those…
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There will be no authomatic exchange of financial information between the U.S.A. and Argentina

The United States of America's tax revenue service (IRS) issued the Resolution RP 2018/36, which…

VALERIA D'ALESSANDRO

Nationalities: Argentine (based in) – Brazilian (born and raised) – Swiss (family)

Walking the path: For the last 16 years, she has been deeply involved within her areas of expertise. She first worked at the Taxation Department of the largest law firm in Argentina. Then she became a partner of a top-tier tax & legal firm and headed its Tax Law and Wealth Planning Area. She currently also advises and collaborates -as an of counsel- to highly renamed Argentinean and international firms. Previously to all that, she worked at the Legal Division of the United Nations in Vienna (Austria).

Learning: Holds a Master’s Degree in Tax Law from the Argentine Catholic University and participated in the International Tax Law Course at Leiden University (The Netherlands). Certified International Compliance and Ethics Officer by the Asociación Argentina de Ética y Compliance and the Universidad del CEMA.

Teaching: Professor in various postgraduate courses at the Argentine Catholic University and Universidad de Belgrano (Argentina). Invited professor at the University of Miami School of Law (USA).

Writing: Author and co-author of seven books (eighth on its way!) and more than 50 articles on her fields of expertise. Awarded by the Taxation Section of the International Bar Association for her research on Resolution of International Tax Disputes.

Speaking: Director, co-chair, coordinator and speaker at more than 30 conferences on taxation, tax planning, litigation and wealth planning (International Fiscal Association, International Bar Association, American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, STEP and the Instituto Latinoamericano de Derecho Tributario, among others).

Getting acknowledged: Awarded as “Woman in Tax Leader in Argentina”, by International Tax Review for four consecutive years (2016-2019). Ranked by Chambers & Partners since 2009 (both editions, “Global” and “Latin America”), Legal 500 and World Tax as leading professional in her area of expertise.

Being part of: President of the Argentine-Swiss Chamber of Commerce’s Tax & Legal Committee. Member of the International Fiscal Association and the Argentine Fiscal Association. Co-founder of the international network Women in Tax Law (WITL). Co-chair of YIN (Young IFA Network) and member of its International Board. Co-representative for Argentina of WIN (Women of IFA Network). Former member of the founding board of the Argentine Chapter of STEP. Co-chair and member of the planning board of the IBA Conference “The New Era of Taxation” (Toronto).