René Matteotti is a tax attorney and Professor of Law specialising in Swiss, European and international tax law at the University of Zurich. His areas of expertise also include transfer pricing and governmental advisory work. He represents clients before tax authorities and the courts, primarily supporting multinationals with dispute resolution arising from tax audits, tax ruling requests and mutual agreement procedures. René also routinely provides legal opinions to government agencies and business associations on complex tax law issues, such as the Swiss-US Exchange of Information Agreement in relation to the landmark case of United States of America v UBS AG (2009), the Federal Act on Alcohol Tax (2013), the Automatic Exchange of Financial Information Act (2016) and The Federal Act on Tax Reform and Pension Fund Financing (2020).
René Matteotti is a Tax Chapter member of EXPERTsuisse, the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, the Joint Tax Committee of the German, Austrian and Swiss Tax Expert Associations, Editor-in-Chief of the Swiss tax journal ASA and President of the Swiss Association of Tax Law Professors.
René Matteotti is widely published, has authored books and numerous academic articles in the field of tax law and regularly lectures at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.
Areas of expertise
- Corporate and international tax law (incl. transfer pricing) as well as indirect taxes
- Tax dispute resolution particularly in the course of tax audits and mutual agreement procedures as well as tax ruling procedures
- Tax litigation
- Legal opinions in tax matters
- Tax policy