Stefano Simontacchi

Expertise

  • Tax law, with particular focus on:
    • international taxation
    • transfer pricing and tax planning
    • private clients
    • property transactions
    • investment funds
    • real-estate funds
    • private equity
    • M&A and company reorganisations

Foreign languages: English

Background

  • President of the firm
  • Board member
  • Country partner for the USA New York
  • Team Leader of the Corporate Governance Focus Team
  • Member of the Art and Cultural Property Focus Team
  • Member of the Luxury Focus Team
  • Member of the Private Clients Focus Team
  • Member of the Innovation and Digital Transformation (strategic support)
  • Member of the Africa Committee and of the Africa Team

 

  • Made partner in 2008
  • Joined in 2007

 

  • Worked for other major Italian law firms
  • Author of numerous publications on tax law
  • Regular speaker at national and international conferences

Ranking and Awards

TopLegal Awards named Stefano Lawyer of the Year in 2016

At the IX edition of the TopLegal Awards he was crowned Managing partner of the year together with Marcello Giustiniani

Legalcommunity Awards named Stefano Transfer Pricing Lawyer of the Year in 2015

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Stefano as a major expert in tax law

The European Tax Awards crowned his team the best Italian transfer pricing team for four consecutive years

Testimonials

“He is outstanding, and he’s also able to understand the business side”

(Chambers and Partners)

Qualifications

  • Director of the first full year Adv. LLM. in Transfer Pricing at the University of Leiden
  • Representative of the International Tax Center Leiden at the EU joint transfer pricing forum (2015)
  • Director of the Leiden Transfer Pricing Research Center, the world’s leading transfer pricing research centre (since 2011)
  • Lecturer on the advanced LLM in international taxation at Leiden University, Holland (since 2000)
  • Lecturer on accounting and financial reporting at Bocconi university of Milan (1995-2003)
  • Lecturer on national and international tax law on various courses and master’s (supervisor of the transfer pricing master’s course sponsored by “Il Sole 24 Ore”)
  • PhD in international taxation from Leiden University
  • Master’s in international taxation from Leiden
  • Chartered accountant
  • Degree in business and economics from Bocconi University of Milan

Knowledge Sharing

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OECD Discussion Draft on Financial Transactions - BonelliErede comments

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Publications

Stefano Simontacchi's publications

2015

Insights

New recognition for BonelliErede at the Legalcommunity Tax Awards

On 16 April 2018 the Legalcommunitry Tax Awards were held, the annual ceremony of Legalcommunity that awards the law firms and professionals that stand out in tax advisory. Co-managing partner Stefano Simontacchi received the award for Professional of the Year. The jury that was called on to ev …

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Four new hires in Egypt to boost BonelliErede’s reach

Bahaa-Eldin Law Office in cooperation with BonelliErede strengthens its Egyptian team in Cairo with the hire of four experienced lawyers: Mostafa Moussa, Mohamed Hossam El Ehwany, Ahmad Farghal and Nayera Sherif. Mostafa Moussa, 35, is an expert corporate, capital markets, banking and restructu …

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BonelliErede adapts its governance structure to face new challenges

BonelliErede’s partners met on Saturday, 1 December, to discuss some important aspects concerning the governance structure of the firm, which is the leader in Italy for legal and tax services. Board members Stefano Cacchi Pessani, Marcello Giustiniani, Umberto Nicodano, Alberto Saravalle and …

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