Speaker details

11th Annual IBA Finance & Capital Markets Tax Virtual Conference

17 Jan - 4 Mar 2022

Online, Online, England

Speaker information

Rafael Calvo


Rafael is a partner at the Madrid office of Garrigues. He joined the firm in 1998 and is currently a member of the international tax group and head of EU taxation. He specializes in advising multinational, Spanish and foreign groups on investments, financing and restructuring from an international perspective. He has also advised and represented multinational companies in inspection proceedings before Spanish and foreign tax authorities, as well as in judicial review proceedings conducted before the Spanish courts. In recent years, he has acted as a lawyer for various Spanish and international companies and institutions in important tax proceedings regarding State aid and the recovery of taxes incorrectly paid over, pursuant to European legislation, as well as in requests for preliminary rulings from the European Court of Justice. Rafael is currently an associate lecturer in Finance and Tax Law at Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid. He also regularly lectures and speaks on international and EU taxation at numerous postgraduate courses, seminars and master’s programs of a specialized nature at institutions such as Centro de Estudios Garrigues, ESADE, Instituto de Estudios Fiscales, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha and Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles. Furthermore, he has taught at various seminars and international forums, especially in the area of European taxation. Rafael is a member of the Madrid Bar Association, of the Executive Committee of the Spanish Branch of IFA and represents Garrigues on the EU Committee of the Spanish Employers’ Confederation.



Friday 4 March (1510 - 1610)