Giulia Isabella Valenzi is a Tax Lawyer with several years of experience in advising and supporting leading international groups on tax litigation, tax planning, M&A, international taxation, VAT and on the implementation and monitoring of Tax Compliance Risk Management Systems (e.g. Tax Control Framework).

Giulia Isabella Valenzi gained degrees in Law (cum laude) and Economics and Management. Following such experiences, Giulia obtained a Master’s Degree in Tax Law, Accounting and Fiscal Planning. Before joining DLA Piper, Giulia Isabella Valenzi worked with leading Italian law firms and previously with the Office of the National General Attorney.

Giulia Isabella Valenzi is the author of many editorial contributions with the Italian publishing houses “IPSOA Wolters Kluwer” and “Il Sole24ORE”, and writes articles in scientific journals on tax law.

On the Tax Risk Compliance field, Giulia is responsible to set Tax Control Framework systems for companies, in particular for the ones aiming at joining the Cooperative Compliance Program settled by Italian law with the express purpose of avoiding any tax and criminal risks or any other penalties companies, Directors or staff may incur in. In the Tax compliance field, Giulia provides assistance on the DAC 6 reporting obligations, and on the drafting and/or updating of several compliance programs required by Decree n.231/2001 for national and multinational companies based in Italy, for the purposes of preventing any tax criminal issues.

She also advises leading companies and management teams on the tax treatments concerning remuneration arrangements, incentives (e.g. carried interest, stock options, phantom stock options), transaction of share and cash plans, securitization transactions, as well as on international taxation matters (such as application of treaties against double taxation, issues related to the existence of permanent establishments and to the controlled foreign companies).

She assists both individuals and businesses before tax Courts and tax authorities during tax audits, development of audit strategies and ensuing proceedings (e.g. tax settlement agreements).

She also supports multinational businesses on any VAT requirements to meet for trading in, investing in or carrying on business in the EU.