Deloitte Legal hires Carlos Serrano as tax partner

Deloitte Legal strengthens its Tax Law department with the hiring of Carlos Serrano (pictured), as partner in charge of the tax controversy prevention and resolution team. This reinforces Deloitte Legal’s commitment to the development of best practices in tax governance within the current sustainability requirements.

Carlos Serrano holds a degree in Economics and Business Studies from the San Pablo CEU University and is a regular speaker at numerous lectures, conferences, seminars and professional and business conferences on tax matters.

Serrano has worked as a State Tax Inspector for more than 20 years and has held the position of Deputy Head of the National Office of International Taxation (ONFI) of the Financial and Tax Inspection Department of the AEAT. He has also worked in the areas of Collection and Inspection of the Tax Agency. He has extensive experience in pre-assessment agreements, conciliation procedures and audits.

At the international level, Carlos Serrano has been a Spanish delegate to various international organisations and forums. He has participated in various OECD working groups, particularly on transfer pricing, tax compliance and tax challenges of the digital economy. He has also been the Spanish delegate to the European Union in meetings of the Joint Transfer Pricing Forum of the European Union and the Code of Business Conduct, among others.

In the words of Nicolás de Gaviria, managing partner of Deloitte Legal, “we are thrilled with the arrival of Carlos Serrano to the team. His incorporation represents a further step in the strengthening of key areas of our firm such as the prevention and resolution of tax controversy. Given his vast experience, we are convinced of his valuable contribution in the field of international taxation and tax governance, especially in view of the new trends and profound regulatory changes expected in these areas in the short term”.