Cristina de la Piedra

Principal Associate
  • Biography


    Tax lawyer with experience in tax consulting of national and foreign enterprises, especially for financial institutions, retail and mining companies, among others, regarding to the tax treatment of derivates, income tax treaties, tax planning, tax compliance, shareholders reorganizations and the impact of tax court resolutions. Conducted due diligence for merger and acquisition process and reorganization transactions.

  • Experience


    • Advised Invepar on tax matters for the sale of its Peruvian subsidiary Línea Amarilla S.A.C. (toll road company) worth $ 1.6 billion.
    • Advised on tax matters, in the context of a global corporate reorganization, for the separation of the infrastructure services business of IBM del Peru, in favor of Kyndryl Peru.
    • Advised on tax matters for the integration of Alcantel Lucent and Nokía after the global merger agreement between both companies.
    • Advised on tax matters to various companies for the purchase of operational vehicles, determining the best structure considering the benefits of the network of agreements to avoid double taxation.
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information


    • Principal Associate at Estudio Echecopar (July 2017).
    • Intern of the International Monetary Found, Washington D.C., United States (August 2014 – September 2014).
    • Consultant of the General Division of Public Income Policy, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Lima, Peru (February 2012 – July 2013).
    • Senior Tax Consultant, Ernst & Young, Lima, Peru (July 2011 – January 2012).
    • Tax Assistant, Ernst & Young, Lima, Peru (May 2009 – July 2011).
    • Teacher Assistant, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima Peru, Taxation of Financial Instruments - Master Degree Program.