Jose is a director within the international tax and global transfer pricing services department at KPMG in Spain, taking the lead of the transfer pricing team in Madrid office in October 2016.
He holds a law degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and a master's degree in tax law from the UCM and the Centro de Estudios Financieros (CEF).
Jose joined KPMG in 2005. Since then he has worked exclusively within the international tax and global transfer pricing services team.
He has more than 12 years of experience in tax planning, analysis and documentation of intercompany transactions for major multinational corporations as well as in international investment projects for Spanish Groups.
He also has led many projects related to tax audits and dispute resolution cases in transfer pricing issues for national and international companies. Additionally, he has helped companies negotiate advance pricing agreements (APAs) and coordinate MAPs within several countries.
Jose has broad experience leading projects on the design and implementation structures for licensing intangible assets within multinational groups, some of them listed companies.
He is a member of KPMG's value chain management global group (VCM) and a member of the firm's global TP dispute resolution team (GTPDR) area of expertise where he dedicates a significant portion of his time.
Jose is a professor teaching the master's course in international taxation at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE), as well as taxation courses at the Centro de Estudio Financieros (CEF). He is a regular speaker at international tax and transfer pricing seminars.
He is Author of two articles on CEF's International Taxation handbook: "Economía Digital y el entorno BEPS" (Digital Economy and BEPS – 6th ed. 2015) and "Fiscalidad del comercio electrónico. Especial referencia a la atribución de beneficios a establecimientos permanentes" (E-commerce – 4th ed. 2010).
As adittional merits, he was selected as Tax Controversy Expert by the International Tax Review in 2016 and listed in Best Lawyers 2016 in the practice area of Tax Law.
Jose is Spanish native speaker and fluent in English and German.