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Baker McKenzie S.A.S.

AVENUE 82 NO. 10-62, 6TH FLOOR, BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA
Tel:
Work +57 1 634 1500
Email:
Web:
www.bakermckenzie.com/colombia
Baker McKenzie S.A.S., Rodrigo Castillo, Bogota, COLOMBIA

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Rodrigo Castillo

Tel:
Work +57 1 6341500 Ext. 2796
Email:
Baker McKenzie LLP

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Rodrigo Castillo Cottin is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Tax and Wealth Management practice with over 13 years of experience. He has created and directs the Tax/Wealth Management team in Colombia. Rodrigo advises individuals and multinational enterprises on international and domestic tax planning and wealth management. Rodrigo previously worked in the Firm's Caracas office designing and implementing tax and asset protection structures.

Practice focus

Rodrigo advises multijurisdictional enterprises, financial institutions, high net worth individuals and families on wealth management matters, international tax law, international tax planning, inheritance and estate planning, international tax compliance, exchange of information and amnesty programs.

Languages

Spanish, English

Member

  • IFA - Member
  • ICDT - Member
  • Colombian Bar Association
  • Venezuelan Bar Association

Education

  • Universidad Externado de Colombia (Tax Specialist 2014)
  • Leiden University (Advanced Master International Tax Law 2010)
  • Universidad Central de Venezuela - International Private Law (Master 2009)
  • Hague Academy of International Law (Diploma 2007)
  • Universidad Monteavila (Law 2005)


Colombia

TMT

Within: Next generation lawyers

Rodrigo Millan - Baker McKenzie S.A.S.

Within: TMT

Baker McKenzie S.A.S. brings ‘very good results, extensive knowledge and experience in the subject’. Practice head Carolina Pardo led the analysis of the current regulatory provisions and the position taken by enforcement agencies regarding online travel service providers (OTPs) and their registration obligations. The team also provided a major multinational involved in homeware products with a risk assessment and recommendations related to the launching of an innovative hardware and software project to operate a domestic software-based "internet-of-things" (IoT) technology in Colombia. Associate Sandra Castillo is recommended for her ‘extensive and deep knowledge of the subject of data protection not only in Colombia but internationally’. Fellow associate Rodrigo Millan is also a key member of the team.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Baker McKenzie S.A.S.’s service attracts praise as offering ‘excellent response times, and standardized and structured formal opinions’. The team’s experience and knowledge in the oil and gas sector is also noted. A ‘recommended figure’ Ciro Meza heads the practice, which recently advised Exxon Mobil on the tax implications of the sale of certain South America downstream affiliates to Copec. Rodrigo Castillo, who recently made partner, and senior associates Amanda Torres and Carlos Gómez are also noted. Clients include Andarko Petroleum Corporation, Brookfield Asset Management, Amazon and ESPN.

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