Provided by Cristina Stiefken
Specialist in domestic and international corporate taxation, tax planning, and the structuring of transactions and projects. She advises national and international clients from various industries on the tax aspects of their mergers and acquisitions, financing strategies, and the acquisition and disposal of interests in businesses in Colombia, as well as defining their domestic and international tax planning strategy. She also advises on transfer pricing matters and tax-related controversies.
Before joining Cuatrecasas, she was a partner at one of Colombia’s leading tax firms, and worked at leading law firms in Germany and the United Kingdom.
She currently lectures in undergraduate and postgraduate taxation courses at the Universidad de los Andes and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. She is the author of various publications and has been a panelist in many events on tax topics.
She is a member of the International Fiscal Association and of the academic board of the Colombian Tax Law Institute.
Master of Laws, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, 2012.
Bachelor of Laws, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, 2011.
Cristina Stiefken is the leader of the tax practice at Cuatrecasas in Colombia. She holds important experience advising national and international clients on tax mandates. A client comments: "Cristina Stiefken has proven expertise, is a good communicator, and offers a superb service."