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Maisto e Associati

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London, Milan, Rome
Maisto e Associati, Guglielmo Maisto, Milan, ITALY

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Guglielmo Maisto

Work +39 02 776931
Maisto e Associati

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Prof. Guglielmo Maisto advises on domestic and international tax law, taxation of financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and transfer pricing. He is also frequently retained for tax litigation. He has authored, edited and contributed to numerous books and articles. Publications include 'Il transfer price nel diritto tributario italiano e comparato' (Cedam, 1985), 'La tassazione dei dividendi nei rapporti tra societa' madri e figlie nella Comunita' Europea' (Giuffre', 1996). He is also the editor of the essay 'Tax Treatment of Cost Contribution Arrangements' (Kluwer, 1988) and of the series 'EC and International Tax Law' (IBFD).


Founder of Maisto e Associati, he is Professor (Professore associato) of International Tax Law at The Catholic University of Piacenza. He is President of the Italian Branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), member of the Board of Trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation in Amsterdam and of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy. Sits on numerous committees, including the OECD Business Industry Advisory Committee in Paris. He acted as a consultant to the Ministry for European Community Affairs and was a member of EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum. Frequent speaker at conferences. Sits on the editorial boards of various Italian and foreign tax and legal journals.


Italian, English


Italian Bar Association (1980)

Italian Certified Public Auditors Association (1995)

The Law Society

American Bar Association

International Bar Association

Istituto de Fiscalidad Internacional

Union Internationale des Avocats

International Fiscal Association


He graduated in Law (cum laude) at the University of Genoa and trained at the EC Commission, Directorate General IV. He received a Masters from the University of Amsterdam



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Maisto e Associati is regularly involved in high-profile and sensitive tax matters. The practice is highly rated for its assistance with the tax aspects of M&A and corporate restructurings, taxation of financial instruments, real estate deals, tax litigation, transfer pricing and VAT and indirect taxes; it also advises on the application of state aid rules to tax regimes and assists with the tax affairs of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) and ultra-HNWIs. Riccardo Michelutti advised Gima TT (which designs, manufactures, and sells tobacco packaging equipment and machinery), its controlling shareholder IMA and other selling shareholders, on the tax aspects of Gima TT’s IPO; and Marco Valdonio advised ArcelorMittal on the tax aspects of the tender awarded for the acquisition of assets belonging to Ilva (under extraordinary administration). Guglielmo Maisto is founding partner, Marco Cerrato is focused on tax litigation, Aurelio Massimiano is an expert in transfer pricing and international tax, and Gabriella Cappelleri is a highly rated of counsel.

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