Francesco Zappone

Tax consultant and tax litigator at CBA Italy

About Francesco

I am working in an international tax law firm located in Milan where, attending Italian and foreign companies, I am in charge mainly on tax litigation and tax ruling as well as tax consulting as for: planning, group of companies, financial and banking, trust, M&A and restructuring; international tax and transfer pricing, due diligence. In my time with the present and previous tax law firm, I have acquired a good deal of relevant knowledge in tax issues concerning domestic and international matters. I have a degree in Law from Università Sapienza in Rome, Italy and a Master’s Degree in Tax Law from “Scuola Superiore dell’Economia e delle Finanze” which is an Italian Government body, included in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in charge of the training activities for the officials of the Ministry, including the Tax Agencies and Tax Police. I have always focused my studies on public profiles concerning businesses and their fiscal issues, in fact I have also been an assistant professor in tax and administrative law in different Universities. Throughout my education, I have had a great deal of international experience. I studied at NYU and worked in New York City as well as spending a year in Spain studying at the Univesidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In addition to fluency in Italian, through the aforementioned experiences I have become fluent in Spanish and in English.

Areas of practice

  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Law
  • Fiduciary and Trustee
  • Wealth Management
  • Banking

Specialization

I am in charge mainly on tax litigation and tax ruling as well as tax consulting as for: planning, group of companies, financial and banking, trust, M&A and restructuring; international tax and transfer pricing, due diligence

I can help with

Tax issues concerning Italian and international

Education / Training

from January 2014 to February 2015
Scuola Superiore dell’Economia e delle Finanze – branch of Milan (www.ssef.it) Italian Government body included in the Ministry of Economy and Finance in charge of the training activities for the officials of the Tax Agency and Tax Police
Master on Tax Law

from May 2012 to December 2013
Sapienza University of Rome and UNICAL - Italy
Assistant Professor  

from October 2007 to May 2012
Sapienza University of Rome – Italy
Juris Doctor  

from December 2011 to March 2012
New York University – U.S.A.
Visiting Scholar Research

from September 2008 to July 2009
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – Spain
Visiting Scholar Erasmus

Experience

from January 2014 to present CBA Studio Legale e Tributario Milan Office - www.cbalex.com Tax Lawyer from May 2012 to December 2013 Studio Legale Tributario Lio Trainee Lawyer from February 2012 to April 2012 CMG Cash – Cambridge Management Group LLP (now Cambridge Med Cap) 266 Harristown Road, Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452 U.S.A. – www.cambridgemedcap.com Paralegal - Intern

Francesco's Activities