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Fuensalida y Del Valle

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Managing Partner: Jaime Del Valle
Partners: Carolina Fuensalida, Jaime Del Valle, Cristóbal Ureta.
Number of Partners: 3 Number of other lawyers: 6

Firm Overview:
Fuensalida & Del Valle is a tax boutique law firm founded in 2014 by two renowned specialised tax and corporate lawyers, Carolina Fuensalida and Jaime Del Valle, who are recognised by their excellence in the private and public areas and the academia. They have ample experience in structure, defense and efficiency tax advisory on corporate and patrimonial matters, having a deep expertise as well in capital market taxation and tax administrative and judicial litigation. The firm's main goal is the provision of highly sophisticated tax related services, always adapting to the necessities of each client’s from a valid, actual, innovative and confident approximation, providing a comprehensive and committed service, where the availability and depth in the analysis make a difference and derive in a relation of noted and constant trust, certainty and credibility.

The firm’s partners are deeply involved in public policy and academia, which gives them a very, difficult to find, technical updated knowledge and wide criteria, that has become a centre of the permanent sophisticated consultations by main companies and economic groups of the country.

Fuensalida & Del Valle has become in one of the most required Tax Law firms in the Chilean market. The firm and its lawyers are characterized by being deep in their diagnoses and conservative in their vision, getting deeply involved in the understanding of each client business, delivering a meticulous work, with a legal and analytical point of view where all possible scenarios are contemplated, providing definitive solutions and security in a comprehensive advisory which has a permanent driver the specific business needs and vision of each client.

Areas of Practice:
Tax: 90%
Corporate: 10%

Main Areas of Practice:

Tax Advisory & Consultancy:
The firm’s tax advisory practice covers broad areas, including corporate and transactional tax planning and structuring, providing local and international planning on incorporations, acquisitions and reorganisations, substance over form compliance, national and cross-border individual’s estate and wealth planning, with a day to day deeply involved advisory and a highly respected and renowned legal and academic background, which also derives in a constant highly sophisticated legal opinion solicitude in all industries and commercial sectors.

Tax Litigation:
The firm offers a deeply involved administrative and judicial defence in tax aspects, with a very well reputed practice in tax litigation before the fiscal authority, specialised tax tribunals and superior courts, including in corporate, personal and criminal tax related aspects.

Capital Market:
The firm has a renowned expertise in capital market structuring and tax related aspects, including mutual, public and private equity funds, derivatives, stocks, securities trading, product elaborations, compliance, among others.

Public Policy:
It is a permanent desire of the firm taking part actively and decidedly in the analysis, proposal and preparation of national and international public policies linked to the tax and corporate areas. Members of the firm have been deeply involved both in drafting and implementing the last three tax reforms, with a highly and widely reputed role in public policy elaboration in the last years.

Despite its main characteristic of boutique tax law firm, Fuensalida & Del Valle provides corporate legal assistance to its tax related clients and others, having an important expertise in general corporate legal advisory, including business, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, joint ventures, finance, real estate, among others.

International Work:
The firm advises several international clients with presence in Latin America, including foreign investment banks, insurance companies, commercial banks and corporations.

English, Spanish.

Main industry sectors include commercial banking; capital market; retail stores; insurance companies; family offices; transportation; natural resources; real estate; public and private infrastructure; construction; agricultural; transportation; investments, among others.

Tax: Jaime Del Valle
Corporate: Jaime Del Valle