Provided by René Matteotti
René Matteotti is a tax attorney and Professor of Law specializing in Swiss, European, and international tax law at the University of Zurich. His areas of expertise also include transfer pricing, GloBE minimum taxation, and governmental advisory work. He represents clients before tax authorities and the courts, primarily assisting multinationals with dispute resolution arising from tax audits, tax ruling requests, and mutual agreement procedures. René also routinely provides expert opinions to government agencies and business associations on complex tax law issues, such as the Swiss-US Exchange of Information Agreement in relation to the landmark case of United States of America v UBS AG (2009), the Federal Act on Alcohol Tax (2013), the Automatic Exchange of Financial Information Act (2016), and The Federal Act on Tax Reform and Pension Fund Financing (2020), as well as the implementation of the GloBE minimum taxation into Swiss law (2023).
René Matteotti is a member of the Tax Chapter at EXPERTsuisse, the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, and the Joint Tax Committee of the German, Austrian, and Swiss Tax Expert Associations. He acts as the Editor-in-Chief of the Swiss tax journal ASA and holds the position of President at the Swiss Association of Tax Law Professors. Additionally, he is a member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and represents Switzerland as the delegate to the European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP).
René Matteotti is widely published, has authored books and numerous academic articles in the field of tax law and regularly lectures at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.