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BARRIO GONZALEZ LAHMANN, CALLE 21 Y 25, AVENIDA 6, SANE JOSE, COSTA RICA
Consortium Legal, Rafael Luna, San Jose, COSTA RICA

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Rafael Luna

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Work +506 2257-3553
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Web:
www.consortiumlegal.com
Consortium Legal

Work Department

Tax Law

Position

Partner

Career

Rafael is expert in Taxes and Transfer Pricing. He has ample experience in Tax Consulting, Litigation and Mergers & Acquisitions, providing services mainly to Multinational and local companies. Currently, he leads the Transfer Pricing Practice regarding Compliance, Analysis and Advisory Services, being in charge of some of the landmark litigation processes in Transfer Pricing in Costa Rica. He has been appointed as Transfer Pricing Expert by the Judiciary and is a regular columnist of Financial Journals and Newspapers.

He has served as Professor and Director of the Master in Tax Law and Master in Tax Advice of the Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (Ulacit), Chair of the Tax Sub-Committee of AMCHAM, Secretary of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) – Branch Costa Rica, delegate of the Tax Committee of Union Costarricense de Cámaras y Asociaciones del Sector Empresarial Privado (UCAAEP) and member of the Instituto Costarricense de Estudios Tributarios.

Languages

Spanish, English

Member

 Costa Rica Bar Association

Attorney Bar Association

Education

  • Ph.D. in Tax and Financial Law, Universidad Complutense (Madrid, España)
  • Master in Law & Economics, Erasmus Program (Hamburg – Madrid)
  • Master in Business Administration (Banking and Finance), Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Law Degree, Universidad de Costa Rica


Costa Rica

Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Rafael Luna - Consortium Legal

Within: Tax

The five-partner tax practice at Consortium Legal is especially respected for its role in advising on the effects of the recently enacted new tax laws in Costa Rica. The eminent Rafael Luna and Diego Salto lead the department, which is particularly skilful in tax audits and litigation. In a recent work highlight, the firm successfully assisted Investment Energy Resources in a sales tax dispute with the Ministry of Finance. Cristina Sansonetti oversees all tax-related matters for regional airline Avianca, including administrative and judicial tax processes and tax planning. Walmart, Globalvia and Televisora de Costa Rica (also known as Teletica) are also part of the firm's client base. Anayansi Mora is also noted.

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