Jorge Moreira Peláez

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Jorge Moreira Peláez

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Experience:

Jorge Moreira Peláez is a tax partner at Garrigues, where he has spent the majority of his professional career after moving from Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira. Within the tax practice, Jorge is the partner in charge of the “Pension Funds and Insurance” and “Collective Investment Vehicle” industry groups. 

From the outset of his professional career, Jorge Moreira has focused on providing tax, accounting, compliance and commercial advice to insurers, insurance intermediaries and distributors, pension funds, collective investment vehicles, securitization funds, credit institutions and investment services firms.

Clients value his “horizontal” and “multidisciplinary” approach, based on in-depth knowledge of all industry regulations, as well as market practices and trends, which has also enabled him to manage, coordinate and supervise teams comprising professionals from different departments within the Firm.

Jorge has participated in projects of all kinds in the above-mentioned sectors, from design of insurance products to M&A transactions, including defense of clients before regulatory bodies and the tax authorities, negotiation of distribution agreements and provision of expert advice on regulatory processes.

Consequently, Jorge is seen as an authority by the main market players and by international firms requiring topnotch advice at local level. He also habitually advises the Asociación Española de Entidades Aseguradoras y Reaseguradoras (UNESPA) on tax matters through its Tax Committee. Jorge has been a member of the Judging Panel for the Innovation in Insurance awards organized by ICEA and Accenture since their inception in 2008.

In addition, Jorge coordinates Garrigues’ compliance practice and participates in various firm initiatives in this area, organizing the multidisciplinary teams made up of the relevant specialists. 

He has also been a Course tutor on financial and tax law as part of the Master’s Degree in Business Law at Universidad de Navarra, a Lecturer on Insurance Law for the Master’s Degree in Business Law at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and for the “Legal Aspects of Financial Activity” program at Instituto de Empresa. Jorge has also been a regular speaker at numerous conferences and seminars at the Firm and at a wide range of specialist centers (IEB, Instituto de Fomento Empresarial, IIR, IFAES, etc.)

Jorge is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.

Academic background:

International Certificate in Risk Management. Institute of Risk Management.

Master’s Degree in Business Law (Cum Laude), I.E.S.E., Universidad de Navarra.

Degree in Law (E-1: Corporate Legal Council). Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE.

Publications:

Co-author of various books and manuals: “Comments on Personal Income Tax and Nonresident Income Tax” (“Comentarios al Impuesto sobre la Renta de las Personas Físicas y al Impuesto sobre la Renta de No Residentes”) (Aranzadi); “Comments on Corporate Income Tax” (“Comentarios al Impuesto sobre Sociedades”) (Civitas); “Stock Market and Financial Markets Course” (“Curso de Bolsa y Mercados Financieros”) (Ariel Economía); “Practical Handbook on Investment Funds” (“Manuel Práctico de Fondos de Inversión”) (Cinco Días). He has also authored numerous articles published in specialist journals (Jurisprudencia Tributaria and Actualidad Tributaria) and in newspapers and economic journals (Expansión, Cinco Días, La Gaceta de los Negocios, Estrategia Financiera, Gestión de Patrimonios).