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

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Cristina Sansonetti

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

Work Department

Tax Law

Position

Partner

Career

Cristina has substantial experience in providing tax counsel to national and multinational companies on areas including tax planning, tax diagnosis and tax structuring for the purchase, investment, and reorganization of companies and equity within the Central American market. Her expertise includes advising important national and multinational companies located in the country and in the Central American region on tax matters and equity restructuring, as well as on merger and acquisition processes. She has been the lead tax advisor in multiple corporate purchase and sale transactions, including multijurisdictional transactions.

She is a tax advisor for the Chamber of Commerce and represents the Chamber of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica and the Chamber of Foreign Companies (CRECEX) before the Tax Sub-Commission of UCCAEP.

Languages

Spanish, English

Member

Costa Rica Bar Association and Attorney Bar Association

IFA, and the Women in the Profession del Vance Center.

Education

  • Master of Information and Law. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Master of Corporate Consulting (emphasis on tax law) ESIC, Spain
  • Attorney at Law and Notary Public. Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho (Summa Cum Laude)


Costa Rica

Tax

Within: Next Generation Partners

Cristina Sansonetti - 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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