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D'Empaire

Tax

3 ranked lawyersBand 1VenezuelaLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Eminent team with significant prestige in the Venezuelan tax arena. D'Empaire's client portfolio spans key multinational players from sectors including pharmaceuticals, insurance and banking and finance. Boasts notable expertise assisting with the tax aspects of cross-border M&A and lending. Also well placed to advise on tax disputes, including administrative proceedings. Advises high net worth individuals and foreign trusts on inheritance and business succession planning. Colgate-Palmolive is a new client win.

Strengths

"They have a very practical approach to tax matters," appreciates a client, who continues: "Their advice always goes straight to the point."

Another interviewee adds: "D'Empaire has an experienced team that succeeds in understanding the client's needs."

Work highlights

D'Empaire assisted Bayer with the tax implications of its integration with Monsanto in Venezuela.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Alberto Benshimol is singled out for praise by a market insider, who describes him as "a responsive, collaborative and excellent practitioner." Alberto Benshimol boasts significant experience advising on the tax aspects of foreign exchange transactions, restructuring and contracts. "He is an institution in the market," confirms a peer.

Stellar partner Humberto Romero-Muci co-heads the firm's tax department and is experienced handling a range of contentious and non-contentious tax mandates. He advises significant international clients on the fiscal implications of cross-border transactions and tax litigation. "He is a lawyer with a broad knowledge not only of tax but also of economic and financial matters," enthuses a client.

Interviewees consider José Valecillos to be "very experienced and firm in his positions," while also remarking: "His analysis is carried out with a 360-degree vision." He provides advice on the fiscal aspects of transactions, including inbound investments and acquisitions.

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Overview

D'Empaire provides a wide range of tax planning for our corporate and private clients and advice on the tax implications of local and cross-border transactions. D'Empaire has represented clients in essentially every industry segment. D’Empaire has also been involved in most relevant tax litigations of recent years, including several multi-million dollar transfer pricing disputes.

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D'Empaire

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Location

Edificio Bancaracas PH

Plaza La Castellana

Caracas

Distrito Capital

Venezuela

1060

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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


Alberto Benshimol
Band 1
Humberto Romero-Muci
Band 1
José Valecillos
Band 4