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Counsel

Raffaele Villa

Tax Advisor
Place of birth
Milano
Office
Milan
Languages
English
Phone
+39.02.778061
Fax
+39.02.76007906
Practice areas
Banking & Finance
Corporate, M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital
Real Estate
Tax
Admission to practice
Registered with the Registry of Chartered Accountants of Milan (Albo dei Dottori Commercialisti di Milano) in 2006
Education

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Law, Università Bocconi

Exchange program, University of California, Berkeley (Faculty of Business Administration)

Professional
experience
  • Di Tanno e Associati (2003 - 2011)
  • Watson Farley Williams (2011 - 2015)
  • EY (2015 - 2020)
  • CBA (since November 2020)

 

Raffaele Villa is an expert on tax issues in M&A transactions, international taxation and taxation of the financial sector. He has advised domestic and international private equity and real estate funds both on the development of their investment platforms and on investments/divestments.

He has structured and supported the implementation phase of many corporate/business restructuring processes on behalf of insurance companies and top foreign banks.

Specialization courses

Master of Advanced Studies in International Tax Law (Adv. LL.M.), Leiden University; Paper: Characterization of Real Estate Investment Trust’s distribution under the OECD Model Tax Convention

Commitments and activities
  • Regular Lecturer at the Master’s Programme in Advanced Studies in International Taxation at the University of Lausanne
  • Member of the Tax & Legal Committee of AIFI
Author

Author of several articles and contributions in Italian newspapers and Italian and foreign specialist journals

Published technical contributions and books

2021 Technical Contributions CBA Focus Team
2021 Technical Contributions The Italian Budget Law for 2021
2020 Technical Contributions 2021 Draft Budget Law