Antonio Russo is a partner with Baker McKenzie Amsterdam, he is Chair of the Global Tax Practice, comprising 1000+ practitioners, and co-heads the Amsterdam Transfer Pricing Team which has been awarded the International Tax Review Award for The Netherlands Transfer Pricing Firm of the year in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Antonio specializes in transfer pricing policy design and implementation, as well as valuation of investments and intangible assets.
Antonio's international experience covers tax planning and restructuring engagements and has performed transfer pricing studies for clients in a wide range of industries. He also provides assistance to clients with developing strategies for the conclusion of APAs as well as tax audit defense in multiple European countries, the Americas and Asia.
Antonio is contributing, and has in the past actively contributed, to the OECD consultations on the revision of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines. Antonio lectures at various seminars and conferences in Europe, Americas and Asia. He is involved with training Tax Authorities on transfer pricing: Italian, Danish, Singaporean and Korean Tax Authorities among others. He is a Fellow of the International Tax Center of the University of Leiden where he regularly teaches transfer pricing. He has been visiting lecturer with other universities, such as the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) University of Padova (Italy), the European Tax College at the University of Leuven (Belgium) and the Aarhus University (Denmark). Furthermore, Antonio regularly lectures at the IBFD International Tax Academy (ITA). He built up a diverse portfolio of publications from the IBFD to BNA publications, and contributes articles to Intertax, International Tax Review, the Journal of International Taxation and Highlights & Insights on European Taxation. He is been ranked among the best experts in transfer pricing for several consecutive years on the Euromoney Expert Guides, Legal 500 and Chambers. According to the latest Legal 500 survey, Antonio Russo is 'by far one of the most qualified transfer pricing experts'.