Laura has a J.D. from Universidad Externado de Colombia, she has postgraduate studies in tax law and in commercial law from the Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. She has a diploma in Finance from the Universidad de Los Andes and in Advanced Transfer Pricing from Leiden University. Ongoing: Master's Degree in Evaluation and Management of Investments Projects from Universidad Externado de Colombia.
Laura is author of several articles and books on transfer pricing, corporate and tax law.
Laura is founding partner of the firm, she has extensive experience in corporate tax law and transfer pricing. She has provided advice on procedures in the governmental and litigation stages, corporate reorganizations and tax planning, preparation of transfer pricing studies and support in the negotiation of Advance Price Agreements (APAs).
Representative in WIN (Women of IFA Network) of the Colombian chapter of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and Researcher Professor of the Tax Law Department of Universidad Externado de Colombia.
Research Professor at the Tax Law Department of the Universidad Externado de Colombia.
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Latin America 2022: “She is an excellent lawyer with significant expertise in transfer pricing and international tax mandates.”
Latin America 2017: “Interviewees praise Laura Sanint for her “great legal knowledge and judgement,” adding that she is “diligent and professional.” She is experienced in tax-related corporate matters, transfer pricing and tax planning for international and domestic clients.”
Latin America 2016: “Laura Sanint is singled out by clients for her “excellent knowledge of the area and total availability” as well as “her ability to address our concerns and the depth with which she analyses matters”.
Laura Sanint is recognized by World Transfer Pricing within the select group made up of only 9 experts in the country in the area of Transfer Pricing.
Laura Sanint is the co-editor of the book published in 2021 and co-author of one of the chapters. The book initially address the concept of tax planning and its limits, to then focus on the anti-avoidance rules, their function, their typology in their general version and in their specific one, the relationships between both of them, the causes of tax avoidance, the possibility of applying the clauses in the context of double taxation agreements, the developments of the Multilateral Convention to implement the measures of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project, and, finally, the penalties that may arise from conducts in tax law fraud.
Laura Sanint participated in this work analyzing the development in Colombian normative of the indirect disposal Regime. This publication brings together the comments of professors and researchers from the Department of Fiscal Law of Universidad Externado de Colombia, to the tax bill "Ley de Crecimiento Económico". In particular, it includes the constitutional and fiscal policy analysis, the impact on income tax, indirect taxation, property taxes, the procedure and penalties.
Laura Sanint participated in the analysis of transfer pricing Courts decisions in the editions of years 2015, 2016 and 2017 for the publication presented by The Colombian Institute of Tax Law (ICDT in its Spanish acronym) of Critical Studies of Tax and Customs Jurisprudence, in which judgments issued by the Constitutional Court and the Council of State were analyzed.
Laura Sanint participated in this work analyzing the transfer pricing rules in Law 1819 of 2016. This publication brings together the comments of professors and researchers from the Department of Fiscal Law of Universidad Externado de Colombia, on the impact of Law 1819 of 2016 and its developments in the Colombian tax system.