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AraqueReyna

Tax

3 ranked lawyersBand 2VenezuelaLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team offering notable experience in the Venezuelan tax sphere. AraqueReyna possesses significant expertise advising on a range of transactional, contentious and advisory tax mandates. Expertise spans tax planning and achieving tax efficiency for corporate transactions. Also adept at handling administrative litigation, as well as advising on currency exchange regulations. Provides additional capabilities assisting individuals with estate planning and wealth management.

Strengths

A market commentator singles out the firm for "their high-level of commitment and understanding of the regulatory tax environment."

Notable practitioners

Senior statesperson Gabriel Ruán Santos continues to be held in high esteem by the market, with an observer acknowledging him as "a very important figure" within the Venezuelan tax domain.He boasts longstanding experience handling contentious tax mandates.

Solid partner Ingrid García has an established presence assisting high-net-worth individuals with estate planning. She is also adept at representing clients in local taxation matters, including contentious proceedings.

Highly regarded partner María Carolina Cano González is experienced handling a range of tax mandates. "She is always available and responds immediately to our requests," appreciates a client. María Carolina Cano González is well-placed to assist clients with the implementation of efficient tax structures for corporate transactions, with a peer praising her skills in cross-border mandates.

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Overview

We pride ourselves on having a “dream team” led by three senior lawyers, commanding a strong tax department, who offer their expertise on a broad range of tax issues related to labour law, corporate finance issues, wealth planning and real state projects, including related tax disputes.

Gabriel Ruan Santos, practice co-head: With over 40 years of experience in the tax and public law fields, Mr. Ruan is uniquely placed to guide local and international clients through Venezuela’s complicated judiciary tax system. His practice focuses on national and local taxes and arbitration and his clients include several banking and telecommunication entities. 

María Carolina Cano, practice co-head: With a strong international profile, nurtured through years of active participation in international events and an LL.M in Tax Law, Ms. Cano specializes in local and international tax planning, including exchange control. She has experience on tax structuring for corporate reorganizations, joint ventures projects and foreign investment. She has worked on the application of international tax treaties, as well as in the development of import – export tax efficient strategies.      

Ingrid García Pacheco, partner - tax department: An expert in wealth and heritage tax planning, with vast experience assisting clients on both public and private sectors. García provides invaluable support to clients in the following areas: corporate, social and regulatory.

Clients

Alimentos La Giralda

BSN Medical Venezuela

Disan de Venezuela

Flowserve de Venezuela

General Motors Venezolana

Industrias Alimenticias Hermo

Internacional Carrocera

Microsoft Venezuela

Sodexo Pass Venezuela

Trans Coal de Venezuela

Universal Music Venezuela

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Health Care

Insurance

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Tax

AraqueReyna

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Location

Torre C. Piso 8, Av. Francisco de Miranda,

El Rosal, 1060, PO Box 668708

Sabana Grande

Caracas

Distrito Capital

Venezuela

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Venezuela

Tax


Gabriel Ruán Santos
Senior Statespeople
Ingrid García
Band 3
María Carolina Cano González
Band 2