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Deyfin presentation 2011

  1. 1. DEYFIN, Lawyers & EconomistsBarcelona (Spain)<br />1<br />
  2. 2. DEYFIN, Lawyers & EconomistsBarcelona (Spain)<br />The firm was created in the mid 1990s and adopted its name DEYFIN a decade ago. <br /> The acronym DEYFINconsists of the sum of the first syllables of two words, in Spanish: Derecho (law) y (and) Finanzas (finances). <br />2<br />
  3. 3. The firm splits in two basic divisions,<br />DEYFIN Legal<br />DEYFIN Fiscal<br /> And a third new common unit,<br />Deyfin Laboral<br />3<br />
  4. 4. The legal department is in turn divided into four sub departments, designated under traditional names: civil, commercial, administrative and procedural. <br />DEYFIN Legal<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Civil. The basis of the office. <br />In Spain’s case, there is the added complexity of regional legislation. Yet nevertheless, this area is treated as a single, independent unit that encompasses these far-reaching legal matters that affect people’s private relationships, and there are many of them: contracts, consultations, estate planning, probate, personal projects, marital status, conflicts with third parties, etc. <br />5<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />Procedural Department<br />Every lawyer at DEYFIN has or has had access to legal proceedings, which he or she knows well. Nonetheless, mastering procedural law is very complex. Therefore, part of our team is solely devoted to legal proceedings, as a speciality. <br />
  7. 7. Javier Coromina, partner,leads boththe Civil and theProceduralDepartments. <br />Lawyer, graduated from the University of Barcelona in 1974. He served as a court solicitor until 1989. <br />He specializes in private law, paying particular attention to property law, both in- and out-of-court.<br />.7<br />
  8. 8. . Commercial Department<br />The name embraces the entire branch of activity aimed and solving issues related to companies.<br /> Business relations, the life of a company, transformations, merges ad acquisitions, liquidations, disputes, bankruptcies…<br /> … consumer affairs, advertising, product distribution, securities markets, competition…<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Javier Condomines, partner,leads theCommercialDepartment. <br />Lawyer, member of the Bar Association of Barcelona since 1991. He specializes in private, civil and commercial law. He has taught classes at the University of Barcelona, Marter’s in Busines Law.<br />.9<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />Administrative Department<br />At DEYFIN, we have long understood the need to treat matters relating to public administrations the same as all the rest. Furthermore, administrative matters affect companies and private individuals. Our professional team is specialized in the areas particular to it, so that clients’ situations will always be handled impeccably.<br />
  11. 11. Luigi Chicco, partner,leads theAdministrativeDepartment.<br />Lawyer from Italy he is a member of the Bar Association of Barcelona and the Order of Lawyers of Reggio Emilia, Italy. He has a Law Degree from the University of Modena and has various courses of EU laws and obtained a Diploma in European and International Business Law.<br />.11<br />
  12. 12. The legal department is in turn divided into four sub departments, designated under traditional names: civil, commercial, administrative and procedural. <br />DEYFIN Fiscal<br />The Department currently has three sub departments: financial and international; tax consulting; and tax and financial advising.<br />DEYFIN Legal<br />12<br />
  13. 13. 13<br />. Financial and International Department<br />It is no longer enough for professionals specialized in economic law to be versed in domestic legislation; they must expand their knowledge to include rules governing the economy on a global scale. At DEYFIN, we are firmly committed to specialization in trade, finances and international taxation such as EU regulations, directives and agreements; OECD criteria; international accounting and tax principles (US GAAP, IFRS), et cetera.<br />
  14. 14. F. Javier García, partner,leads theFinancial and International Department.<br />Lawyer since 1982, he specializes in the Financial Sector . Tax Director at the Winterthur Group (Crédit Suisse) between 1986 and 2006. He was country leader at PwC financial transnational products. He also was lecturer of Direct taxation at the Barcelona Autonomous University in the Master in Tax Advising.<br />.14<br />
  15. 15. 15<br /> Department of Tax Consulting<br />Several recent international financial scandals have resulted in a more complex and detailed regulation of markets and institutions and increasing control. <br /> The professionals in the Department of Tax Consulting are expert consultants in risk assessment (due diligence), in business combinations, in tax impact assessment, and, in short, in assessing those technical aspects that are crucial for managing a business or for developing future investments.<br />
  16. 16. José Manuel Rodríguez, partner,leads theTaxConsultingDepartment.<br />Economist with Diploma in Business Studies and chattered accountant, he specializes in strategic planning and tax management of companies and large private estates. He is also registered at the Official Registry of Auditors (ROAC) and the Registry of Economists and Tax Advisers of Spain (REAF)<br />.16<br />
  17. 17. Department of Tax and Financial Advising<br />The professionals comprising the Department are experts when it comes to assessing a company’s situation and to identifying opportunities for optimizing processes and results.<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Pedro González-Anta, partner,leads theDepartment of Tax and FinancialAdvising.<br />Economist, Bachelor of Business Administration and Master in Economic and Financial Management, he has been professionally active since 1993. He held positions in the financial departments of leading international companies . He is member of the Association of Economist and of the Registry of Economists and Tax Advisers of Spain (REAF)<br />E.18<br />
  19. 19. DEYFIN, a Spanishlawfirmwith more than 600 clients in monthlyretainers… <br />… nationwideactivityalloverSpain……<br />… anEuropeansoul and a crossovervocation.<br />The ideal Europeanpartnerfor a US lawyer!<br />E.19<br />
  20. 20. E.20<br />DEYFIN Abogados y Economistas<br />Avenida Diagonal, 437<br />08036 BARCELONA (Spain)<br />DEYFIN Legal Tel. + 34 93 240 2255<br />DEYFIN Fiscal Tel. + 34 93 240 2256<br /><br />