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Manuel Alcalde

Partner
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Carey

Santiago, Chile
    Local Time: Friday 16:23

Practice Expertise

  • Tax Law
  • Family Companies and Holdings
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Areas of Practice

  • Family Companies and Holdings
  • Tax Law
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Profile

Partner at Carey and co-head of Carey’s Tax Group. His practice focuses on structuring corporate, personal and family business, local and international tax consulting, mergers and acquisitions, project financing, cross-border transactions and tax litigation.

During his period as Head of Tax Policy in the Chilean Ministry of Finance he was in charge of the design, legislative process and implementation of 2020 Chile’s tax reform, and led the negotiations of Chile’s Tax Treaty with the Netherlands, India and the United Arab Emirates.

Bar Admissions
Chile (2010).

Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Law Year Abroad Program, University of Leeds, England (2007).
  • Master in Tax Administration and Management, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2011-2012).
  • LL.M. in International Taxation, New York University (2014).
  • Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business, Stern Business School, New York University (2014).

Areas of Practice

  • Family Companies and Holdings
  • Tax Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Recognized in Tax, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate Tax, Leaders League.

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Co-Chair of the Tax & Wealth Services Practice Group, Terralex (since 2021).
  • Head of Tax Policy in the Chilean Ministry of Finance (2018-2021).
  • Professor of Tax Law, Universidad de los Andes (since 2017).
  • Foreign Associate at Linklaters, New York (2014-2015).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the Chilean Institute of Tax Law.
  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Articles

  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Corporate Tax, Global Practice Guides, Chambers & Partners (2016).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Tax on Inbound Investment, Getting the Deal Through (2012-2013).
  • Author of "Recent Developments in International Taxation: Chile", Annual Report, International Bar Association (2012).

Blogs

Chilean Tax Reform

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 changes.

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