Dr Llinares is the chair of NERA's Global Transfer Pricing Practice. Dr Llinares is an economist specializing in intercompany pricing, valuation, and intellectual property analyses.
For close to 20 years, he has advised multinational companies on defining and implementing their intra-group pricing policies, valuing assets including in particular intellectual property. He has assisted them with various re-structuring, pricing design, negotiations with tax authorities. He has also provided economic analyses in the context of tax and intellectual property related litigations.
Dr Llinares has managed a large number of valuation and intercompany pricing projects for multinationals in a wide range of industries.
He has been involved in negotiation and preparation of several Advance Pricing Agreements.
He has also managed the economic analyses aspects of a large number of tax-related audits in Europe and other regions.
Prior to joining NERA, Dr Llinares was an economist with Arthur Andersen's in London and with the KPMG Tax network in Paris.
Dr Llinares is a former lecturer at the Economics Department of the University of Delaware and at the Ecole Supérieure de Gestion, a business school in Paris. Dr Llinares has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Delaware and a doctorate in economics from the University of Lyon.
Dr Llinares publishes frequently on the subject of intra-group pricing and valuation. He regularly speaks at conferences on intra-group pricing and intellectual property at conferences in Europe and North America. Dr Llinares was recently appointed as a member of the EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum.
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