Ignacio Longarte - KPMG Abogados, S.L.

Ignacio Longarte

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 34 91 456 3400

International Tax and Transfer Pricing advisor with extensive experience on Digital business models, e-commerce taxation, and in providing solutions to the strategic issues faced by those companies being digitally disrupted.

21 years experienced taxation executive, with specific education in Management and Strategy in High Tech environments (Stanford/AEA Executive Institute course, MIT "Tackling the challenges of Big Data) with solid Juridical, Tax, Accounting, Finance and economic background.

Specialized in digital transformation of the business model and value chain across different industries: Retail, Automotive, Banking, Luxury goods, Telco and High tech, Commodities trading, Services, Media and Content. Designing sustainable tax strategies and transfer pricing policies for e-commerce, cloud structures and data driven business companies opening the Internet of Things path in any industry.

Advising MNEs on the practical implications for their business of the different OECD's BEPs workstream actions and how to manage transitioning into a more transparent environment in which tax is on the public spot.

Strong focus and passion into Permanent Establishment analysis, especially in highly integrated matrix multinational organizations with books chapters authored about the OECD AOA PE topic.

Relevant exposure in handling tax audits and APAs in different European countries.

Ignacio has an international role in KPMG leading global / Pan-European TP and tax projects for Multinationals based in different countries. He is spending relevant part of his time in projects in Europe, the US and Switzerland. Additionally he chairs the Digital Business Model initiative in KPMG Global Transfer Pricing. Will be based in Madrid from October 2015.

More than 700 client value chain transformation and transfer pricing documentation projects completed in last 9 years, including APAs negotiation.

Solid experience in wide array of industries (High Tech, Telco, Manufacturing, Banking, Infrastructures, Luxury Brands, Travel & Hospitality, Commodity trading, Automotive, Pharma, Insurance and Reinsurance).

Frequent lecturer in International Taxation, PE & Transfer Pricing Seminars, University & Management schools.

More than 210 conferences lectured over last 15 years with strong focus into analyzing impact in tax policies of globalization and digitalization.

Co-Author of the first Transfer Pricing Book in Spanish, together with members of the Tax Administration.

Tax Lobbying initiatives development through the American Business Council of the American Embassy in Spain to reach tax legislation strategic goals for IT sector.

Additional Information

KH Business College, MadridUniversidad San Pablo CEU, MadridStandford UniversityMassachusetts Institute of Technology

Office Location

Paseo de la Castellana, 295C
Edificio Torre de Cristal
Madrid, 28046

Practice Areas

Tax Law (Transfer Pricing)

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