Guglielmo Maisto founded Maisto e Associati in 1991. He is a Professor of international and comparative tax law at the Università Cattolica di Piacenza. He is Chair of the European Region and Italian Branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), member of the Board of Trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), member of the Advisory Board of the Master of Advanced Studies in International Taxation of the Lausanne University, member of the Practice Council of New York University (NYU) Law’s International Tax Program and member of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy. He represents the Italian Association of Industries (Confindustria) at the OECD Business Industry Advisory Committee in Paris. He acted as a consultant to the Ministry for European Community Affairs and was a member of the EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum. He is a member of several law societies and of the editorial board of various Italian and foreign tax legal journals. He usually participates as a speaker to several annual tax conferences.
Recent matter highlights
Prof. Guglielmo Maisto advises national and international clients operating in a variety of industries such as fashion and luxury, financial service, automotive on some of the most complex and sensitive transfer pricing cases. Among his recent experience he advised a leading financial institution in the tax settlement with the Italian Revenue Agency arising from a tax investigation carried out by the Italian Tax Police towards two foreign companies of the Group and concerning a residency claim as well as transfer pricing aspects.
- state aid
- international tax advisory
- controversy management
- tax consulting
- Italian Bar Association (1980)
- Italian Certified Public Auditors Association (1995)
- International Fiscal Association
- The Law Society
- American Bar Association
- International Bar Association
- Istituto de Fiscalidad Internacional
- Union Internationale des Avocats
He graduated in Law (cum laude) at the University of Genoa and trained at the EC Commission, Directorate General IV. He received a Masters from the University of Amsterdam.