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Claro & Cía

Tax

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded practice experienced in the tax aspects of acquisitions, corporate restructurings and reorganisations, as well as tax structuring and compliance. Team handles litigation, including administrative and judicial proceedings. Clients are drawn from diverse sectors such as energy and real estate. AMP Capital, Tenro and ABB are new client wins.

Strengths

"The services that Claro provides are excellent," attests an observer, who continues: "They are very professional, with an approach that includes not only legal elements but also economic and financial ones."

Work highlights

Advised Uber Technologies on the tax elements of the acquisition of a stake in Cornershop for USD450 million.

Notable practitioners

Practice leader Jorge Carraha is "an outstanding lawyer with very in-depth knowledge of the tax field," comments a client, while another says: "I like that he understands how the world has changed with regard to tax compliance. He helps us to structure our business in a way that gives us peace of mind."

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Overview

Claro & Cia.'s tax department helps clients in structuring complex transactions, tax litigation and approaching tax authorities so as to achieve the best economic result for their clients’ corporate, restructuring, tax-free reorganisation, M&A, financing, foreign investment and tax planning needs.

Our department is integrated by lawyers who not only have graduated from the best law schools in our country and with the highest honors of their respective classes, but have also pursued postgraduate studies relating to taxation in Chile and abroad.  This knowledge on tax matters, together with a solid background in corporate law and litigation, allows us to provide our clients with a comprehensive service that includes not only legal advice from a tax regulatory perspective, but also in M&A, capital markets, banking, project finance, and in the increasing number of tax cases before the recently-created Tax Courts due to major tax reforms in Chile.  We are broadly known for our thoroughness, creativity and talent to pull out complex tailored strategies that will lead our clients to success.

Among others, we currently assist, and have assisted, Walmart Inc., Prudential Financial, Inc., Nutrien, Starbucks, Bank of New York Mellon, Freeport-MacMoRan, Itaú Unibanco, AES Corporation, Citigroup N.A., Credit Suisse, First Solar, MUFG Bank, Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, Nissan, SAAM S.A., Nutresa Group, Tánica S.A. and the Newport Group.

Members

Carraha, Jorge (Head of Department)

Tax

Claro & Cía

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Location

Apoquindo 3721, 14th Floor

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

755-0177

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Chile

Tax


Jorge Carraha
Band 3