Diego D’Alma

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  • English
  • Spanish

Diego D’Alma

Principal associate

Experience:

Diego D’Alma is specialized in International Taxation in Spain and China for more than 10 years. He started his career working for Garrigues in its Malaga office, mainly advising foreign investors in Spain on international taxation matters. Since 2008 he moved to China and became a Senior Associate and later responsible for the tax practice of Garrigues in its Shanghai office, specialized in foreign investment taxation and M&A transactions in China.
 
His work is focused on foreign investment in China, on mergers and acquisitions, contracts, international tax planning and restructuring and expansion of foreign investment in China. He advises clients from Europe, Central and South America and China, in his mother languages Spanish, German and Italian, with proficient speaker level in English and a basic level in French. He is a frequent speaker and commentator at seminars and conferences about foreign investment taxation in China and M&A, and also for lectures related to Chinese investments abroad.
 
In 2013, he has been ranked as Key Individual in the China Tax, International Firms section of the Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2013. He is also ranked in the Chambers and Legal 500 rankings in tax areas in the years of 2014 and 2015. Aside from this, he is member of the Malaga Bar Association. Between 2010 and 2014, Diego has been the Chairman of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in China. He is one of the coordinators of the Legal Working Group of the Spanish Chamber since 2014.
 
Recently, Diego has been invited by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, in cooperation with Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Wolters Kluwer, to render a training about foreign investments in Spain.
 
He is member of the Editorial Board of China Tax Intelligence, published by CCH, specialized in Chinese taxation for the foreign investment, and regular collaborator for the publications “Observatorio Iberoamericano de Asia-Pacífico”, and of Tianjin Business Magazine, and also coauthor of the book “Doing Business Safely in China”, published by LID Publishing and of the “Guía Práctica para la Inversión Española en China” (Practical Guide for Spanish investment in China) published by Moneda Única.

Academic background:

Degree in Law by the University of Malaga (Spain).

University of Hamburg (Germany).

Publications:

 
He is member of the Editorial Board of China Tax Intelligence, published by CCH, specialized in Chinese taxation for the foreign investment, and regular collaborator for the publications “Observatorio Iberoamericano de Asia-Pacífico”, and of Tianjin Business Magazine, and also coauthor of the book “Doing Business Safely in China”, published by LID Publishing and of the “Guía Práctica para la Inversión Española en China” (Practical Guide for Spanish investment in China) published by Moneda Única.