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What the team is known for

Respected international full-service firm occupying a strong position in the Chilean tax sphere. Multi-jurisdictional tax team is well equipped to advise on tax matters related to M&A transactions and international tax structuring, with additional strength in related litigation matters and double taxation treaties. Routinely retained by significant clients from industries such as banking, food and beverage, retail and media. BBVA and Yantai Changyu Pioneer Wine are new client wins.

Strengths

Clients commend the department's service, reporting: "They have a good team and are very solid. They provide timely responses and have good knowledge of the sector - they do a great job."

Work highlight

Advised BBVA Chile on the tax matters related to the sale of shares to Scotiabank. Advice consisted of the structuring of the sale and acquisition of shares and the analysis of the application of the double taxation treaty between Chile and Spain.

Notable practitioners

Guillermo Infante co-leads the department and offers particular strength advising clients from the banking and finance and energy and natural resources sectors. Clients highlight "his knowledge and his efficient application of the law in order to solve our problems."

Well-regarded partner Mario Silva is highly experienced in matters spanning corporate income taxation, tax planning and corporate restructuring, as well as in tax matters related to real estate. Clients attest: "He is brilliant. He is extremely client and business-oriented and is dedicated."