Javier Canosa is the managing partner of Canosa Abogados. Javier’s practice focuses in corporate law issues, tax issues and banking issues, advising both national and foreign companies, and families and HNWI in various corporate matters, including investment vehicles, corporate management, directors’ and trustees’ duties and responsibilities, audits, risk detection and distribution, documents, policies and corporate contracts, together with the design and implementation of a suitable corporate structure for each business. Javier has vast experience in mergers and acquisition and the negotiation of commercial agreements. He has represented and advised several companies, including financial institutions, in corporate M&A, business development and real estate undertakings. Javier is experienced in claims before local and international arbitral courts.
In addition, he is officer of the International Bar Association (IBA), American Bar Association (ABA) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is regularly engaged in conferences of issues of related to his practice of those institutions.
Javier also collaborates with the World Bank and International Finance Corporation with their Doing Business report and has been engaged for speaking at World Bank, STEP, IBA, ABA conferences on issues related to his practice.
Javier advises many wealthy families in connection with the management, taxation and transfer of their assets, as shareholders, partners and founders and beneficiaries of foundations and trusts. He has practiced in the area of cross-border tax, estates and family disputes for more than 15 years.