Carlos Vaca Valverde

Carlos Vaca Valverde

Of Counsel

Carlos Vaca Valverde advises multinationals on a broad range of international tax matters, including general international tax planning, value chain structuring, restructurings, IP migrations and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Bar admissionsDistrict of ColumbiaNew York
  • LL.M., International Taxation, University of Florida College of Law 2011
  • Masters, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • L.L.B., Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra


  • The Legal 500 United States
    • Recommended, International Tax (2022)


  • "Amidst the Mists: Section 1248, PTEP, and Domestic Partnerships After the Final GILTI Regulations," International Journal (BNA), 49 TMIJ Issue No. 01
  • "Notice 2019-01: An Ever-Expanding Universe of PTEP Groups," International Journal (BNA), 48 TMIJ Issue No. 08
  • "New Sec. 960 ‘properly attributable to’ standard raises questions for Sec. 956 inclusions," The Tax Advisor, July 1, 2018


  • Regularly invited as guest-speaker at US and foreign universities, including at the University of Florida Levin School of Law’s LL.M. 

Prior Experience

  • Before joining DLA Piper, Carlos worked for the New York and Washington D.C. National Offices of two Big-Four accounting firms for nearly ten years concentrating on outbound U.S. international tax matters.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association – Tax Section
  • AICPA – Member of the Technical Resource Panel (TRP) on International tax