Marco Graziani

Title: Partner
Offices: Milan, Rome
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish

Marco Graziani has extensive experience in all areas of tax law. He is actively involved in the structuring of sophisticated M&A, private equity, financing, restructuring and real estate deals, as well as in the designing of complex financial instruments and in the establishment of European and Italian fund structures. Mentioned by several legal directories, Marco Graziani has also developed practical skills for efficiently assisting MNEs in managing relationships with the tax authorities, from drafting and negotiating rulings and APAs, to representing clients in tax investigations, settlements and appeals.

He teaches real estate taxation at LUISS Business School in Rome. He is a member of IFA (International Fiscal Association) and of IBA (International Bar Association), as well as of the Legal&Tax Committee of AIFI (the Italian Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital firms).

In 2018, Marco won the prize as “Tax Real Estate Lawyer of the Year” at the Legalcommunity Tax Awards.

He is regularly mentioned as a leading Italian tax expert in Chambers and Partners, as follows: “Marco is technically prepared and strong“, “I love working with Marco, he is a good tax lawyer” (2023), “his knowledge of the Italian tax rules in an international context and the width of his understanding of various sectors and their challenges is invaluable” (2022), “praised  for his wide range of skills and expertise” and “he is extremely responsive, diligent and straight to the point” (2021), “very flexible, and very good on structuring and VAT issues” (2020), “very accessible, pragmatic, solution-oriented and precise in his advice” (2019), “he is very well prepared” (2018), “an excellent adviser with deep relevant experience, pragmatism” and an “excellent approach on cross-border issues” (2017), “he is recommended by clients for his solutions-orientated approach” (2016), “he is a reliable person at ease with the authorities and with his excellent technical background he creates a great commercial rapport with the client” (2015), “flexible and adaptable” (2014), “he understands the financial as well as the fiscal implications of a query according to clients”(2013), “he’s a great negotiator: he delivers 100% each time” (2012), “a reliable choice for any complex transactional tax issue” (2011).

The Legal 500 mentions Marco Graziani in the Hall of Fame for Tax Law quoting testimonials “Marco Graziani is a leading tax lawyer in the Italian market, and is able to draw on a lot of experience across a wide range of matters. He is a very valuable resource to clients, and is always able and willing to offer a lot of commercial and technical insight.”, “Marco Graziani has deep and detailed knowledge of Italian tax law”, “Marco Graziani always looks for a solution that is not only clear from a legal perspective, but which can also be implemented. This entrepreneurial spirit stands out” (2023), Marco Graziani is an exceptional tax partner who understands all aspects of a transaction, but is also very familiar with tax issues in other jurisdictions”, “Marco Graziani is an excellent, trusted tax practitioner, who will never hesitate to jump into the most complex (or basic) issues to help you” (2021), “Marco Graziani is really valued for his technical knowledge, and his ability to analyse and find out exactly how best to answer his client’s needs. Marco pays lots of attention to details and clients like that. They are quite amazed by his competence and ability to find a solution to complex issues. His advice gives clients lots of comfort in this moving environment” (2020).

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