Alejandro E. Messineo > Bomchil > Buenos Aires, Argentina > Lawyer Profile
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Alejandro E. Messineo
Alejandro Messineo has been the partner in charge of the firm’s Tax department since 1997.
He has worked in all areas of national and international tax law, providing general advice and tax planning. He has a wide experience on the problems of international taxation as well as safeguarding taxpayers in tax disputes with the tax authorities at different levels of government.
He has handled the tax planning of different businesses and transactions, such as international financing operations and corporate acquisition and reorganization schemes. He has also represented clients in tax assessment claims by the national, provincial and municipal tax authorities, including the National Tax Court, Appeals Chambers and the Argentine Supreme Court.
As a specialist in national and international taxation law, he has been recognized on numerous occasions by publications such as Chambers Latin America, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal.
He is a professor in the Masters in Tax Law at the Law School of Universidad Austral and Director of the Intensive Course on International Tax Law of Universidad Austral. He is a member of the Argentine Association of Fiscal Studies (former member of the board of directors) and of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). He is member of the Board of Directors of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires. He has also been the Argentine National Rapporteur before the IFA (EILAT 1999), where he was also panelist (Boston 2012). He regularly addresses conferences on different issues of tax law and he is author of various publications.
Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Law, 1989)
Argentina > Tax(Leading individuals)
‘Detail-oriented and highly committed’, Bomchil is valued by sources for its ability to ‘provide innovative solutions’ and for ‘taking the time to understand the client’s business’. The ‘very solid practice’ handles a mix of tax planning, corporate support and contentious matters, with strong experience in advising domestic and multinational companies from heavily regulated industries. Key contacts include group head Alejandro Messineo, who has ‘deep experience in tax law’, as well as ‘excellent professional’ Ariadna Artopoulos; together, they advised Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 on the tax aspects of its $400m issuance of secured bonds on the international and local markets. Other representative clients include Albwardy Investment, Enel Group and PSA Finance Argentina.