Antonio has a Degree in Law from Complutense University of Madrid, a Master’s Degree in Tax Law from the University of Deusto, Bilbao and Spanish CPA. He is member of Madrid Bar Association and the Spanish Institute of Chartered Accountants.
After 36 years of experience with KPMG, he retired in October 2014 since he reached the statutory retirement age. He started his career at KPMG in Madrid in 1978, became partner in 1987 and moved in 1999 to New York office where, amongst other responsibilities, he was the Partner-in-charge of Latin-American Legal Services, served Global Accounts in Latin-America and leaded the Spanish and Portuguese Centers of Excellence in that Office.
He specializes in European Union Tax Legislation as well as International Taxation, restructuring, cross border transactions, due diligence and M&A, in different sectors. Some of the sectors that he has rendered services to are: Banking & Financial services, including Funds and Alternative Investments industries, Oil & Gas, Car Manufacturing, Food & Beverages, Hotel Chains, Communications; Cement & Construction, Airlines and related services.
His areas of expertise are Commercial Law, Tax and International Law.
Publications and Conferences: Antonio has participated in various conferences and seminars, has presented several lectures on International Taxation and participated in writing articles, amongst others:
- 2006 – Ilustre Colegio de Contadores Públicos de México Conference – Acapulco, Mexico – Topic: International Taxation;
- 2006 – International Tax Review Publication – Topic: Spanish Holding Regime;
- 2008 – Practical Latin American Tax Strategies Publication – Topic: Structuring Latin American Investments via Spanish ETVE Holding Company;
- 2011 – Anefac 20th Anniversary International Taxation Conference – Topic: Recent developments in the International Taxation Arena
Portuguese nationality for Sephardic Jews, Obtaining spanish nationality for jewish descendants, International law, Tax law
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