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NATALIA QUIÑONES CRUZ | PARTNER 

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NATALIA QUIÑONES CRUZ: Ph.D (C), LLM
Natalia Quiñones is one of Colombia’s foremost experts in the field of international tax law. She has been President of Colombia’s IFA Chapter, and was, until recently, working as a contractor for the Ministry of Finance as Colombia’s lead international tax treaty negotiator and Colombia’s representative before the OECD for tax matters. In this capacity she was elected as a member of the OECD’s, CFA.

In her practice, Ms. Quiñones is recognised for her tax planning abilities, having participated in planning the tax aspects of various multi-million projects (e.g. the Bicentennial Oil Pipeline), and frequently advising multinationals and HNWI’s in matters of international tax planning and estate planning. She is also highly respected as a tax litigator in CIT matters, particularly for transfer pricing disputes (she is currently participating in complex transfer pricing cases concerning Prodeco and Tenaris).

Ms. Quiñones is well known in the international academia, having written multiple book chapters and peer reviewed articles on various topics of international tax law, and the resolution of tax disputes. She has been speaker and guest lecturer at various universities in the US, Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Additionally, she has been a member of the ICDT’s Academic Commission, has been lead editor of the ICDT’s tax journal, and she is currently researching international tax arbitration for her Doctorate in Tax Law in the University of Amsterdam.

Practice Areas:
Tax advisory and litigation; domestic and international tax planning, transfer pricing, tax advice in relation to merger and acquisition processes; arbitration and administrative tax controversies, tax policy, and international estate planning.
Education:
Universiteit Van Amsterdam (Ph.D. Candidate), New York University (LL.M. in International Taxation, Wallace Fellow, 2008); Universidad del Rosario (LLB., 2006; Specialist in Tax Law, Diploma of Academic Excellence, 2007); Universidad de Los Andes (BA in Philosophy, Summa cum laude, 2007).
Languages:
Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese.
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