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Jessica Power

Jessica Power

Partner

Expertise

  • Tax Law

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Carey
Chile

Profile

Partner at Carey since 2008 and co-head of Carey’s Tax Group.

She has broad experience advising domestic and foreign clients on corporate and personal tax planning, local and international tax consulting, mergers and acquisitions and foreign investment transactions. She has vast experience litigating against the Chilean tax authority before Tax Courts, Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.

She has advised on tax matters for companies such as MetLife, Provida, Saesa, Masisa and Paz Corp, among others.

Bar Admissions

Chile (1999).

Education

  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • Degree in Tax Law, Universidad de Chile.
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • «Women in Tax Leaders» Award, International Tax Review (2017).
  • Recognized as one of the 100 female leaders in Chile, El Mercurio (2008 and 2015).
  • Recognized in Tax, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Tax, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Tax, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Lawyer of the Year Award in Tax, Best Lawyers (2014).
  • Recognized in Tax Law, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Thought Leaders Global Elite: Corporate Tax, Who’s Who Legal.


Professional Associations

  • International Fiscal Association

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Founder and mentor of the mentorship program for young female lawyers «Learning to Lead», organized by Carey (2015).
  • Member  and former Director of International Fiscal Association Chilean Branch.
  • She has been Professor of Tax Law at the undergraduate level at the Faculty of Law, Universidad de Chile.
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Articles

New Tax Regimes
Carey, August 2016

TAXPAYER REGIME A REGIME B METHOD FOR EXERCISING THE OPTION Public Corporations, Closed Corporations and “Sociedad en Comandita por Acciones”. N/A Mandatory regime. N/A Individual Companies and Individual Limited Liability Companies. Applicable provided the owner of the company is: (i)an individual domiciled or resident in Chile; and/or (ii)an individual or entity domiciled or resident abroad (together as “Final Taxpayers)...

Additional Articles

  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in ICLG – Corporate Tax (2019 and 2020).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Corporate Tax, Global Practice Guides, Chambers & Partners (2016).

Blogs

Chilean Tax Reform
Carey 

A new project to reform and modernize the Chilean tax system, and boost investment in the country, was presented by the government of President Sebastián Piñera on August 23, 2018. Through this website, and as with the two previous tax reforms, Carey will offer an analysis of the main proposed...

Learning to Lead (Aprendiendo a Liderar)
Carey 

The objective of the "Learning to Lead" program is to support young female lawyers to promote the development of their professional career and aquire/enhance leadership skills, both professionally and personally. The program is part of the Women in the Profession (WIP) project of the Cyrus R. Vance...

Pro Bono
Carey 

Pro bono work is essential in Carey's legal practice. We believe that our lawyers may make a possitive impact in society, collaborating in socially important cases where free legal support is required. This microsite summarizes our pro bono work and our commitment to public service.

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