Dr. Giammarco Cottani
A partner at L&P - Ludovici Piccone & Partners, a leading Italian tax law firm
He coordinates the transfer pricing practice, with regard to both prevention and resolution of domestic and international disputes and assists in resolving issues arising from complex tax audits of large multinational enterprises.
Until August 2015, he acted as Advisor on International Tax to the Central Assessment Director of Italy Revenue Agency. In this role, he focused on international tax issues related to large multinational groups and SMEs, with a specific focus on transfer pricing issues. He was one of the delegates for Italy’s involvement in the OECD BEPS project.
Before joining Italy Revenue Agency, he worked as a Transfer Pricing Advisor in the Tax Treaty and Transfer Pricing Unit of the OECD, where he was involved in the introduction of the new Chapter IX of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines concerning business restructurings. Giammarco currently serves as a Member of the Sub-Committee Group of the United Nations in charge of the Drafting of the Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing for Developing Countries and he is the Delegate for Italy on a number of OECD Working Parties.
Giammarco is a member of the faculty of the International Tax Center of the University of Leiden for transfer pricing. He was the National Reporter for Italy during the 2011 IFA Congress on the topic of cross-border business restructurings. He regularly lectures in postgraduate courses in international taxation (with a specific focus on transfer pricing) both in Europe and the Americas. He is currently involved in a number of technical assistance projects for tax administrations in several LATAM countries on behalf of international and regional organizations.
GiammarcoCottani holds an LLM cum laude in European and International Taxation from the European Tax College of Leuven (Belgium) and Tilburg (the Netherlands), and a PhD in Corporate Taxation from the LUISS University, Rome.