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Stefano Mariani

Hong Kong, China Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Tax: Hong Kong Law (International Firms)
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Tax: Hong Kong Law (International Firms) - China

Up and Coming

Counsel Stefano Mariani is considered a rising star in the tax space, offering advice on contentious and non-contentious matters. He typically works on tax litigations and appeals as well as advising on tax aspects arising from restructurings. A client remarks: "He is very knowledgeable and practical. He knows what the tax authority is looking for and how the rules and laws may be interpreted."
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Stefano heads the tax and trusts practice at Deacons. He has a broad range of advisory and contentious tax experience, ranging from corporate taxation and group reconstructions to personal taxation and trusts and estate planning and management. He advises on all matters of Hong Kong and international tax law, including tax-efficient structuring and restructuring, and tax appeals before the Board of Review and the higher courts. His experience includes cross-border tax planning and Double Taxation Treaty driven tax structuring.

Stefano further advises on all areas of Hong Kong and international trusts, estate planning, and charities, including the drafting of trusts instruments, restructuring of trusts structures, and trusts dispute resolution.

He is a lecturer in revenue law at Hong Kong University, and a regular contributor to legal and industry publications, notably including the Hong Kong Law Journal, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation, and the Asia-Pacific Tax Bulletin. He is a co-author of the seminal Encyclopaedia of Hong Kong Taxation, and the textbook Hong Kong Tax Law: Cases and Materials.

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