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Ishtar Sancho

Counsel

Madrid

Sancho Ishtar
Ishtar Sancho

Counsel

Madrid

Ishtar has more than 16 years of experience in tax advice in national and international transactions and is part of the international taxation group of the Firm.

She has advised on international tax planning operations and tax issues related to national and international financing and re-financing deals, capital markets and debt issues and liability management. She advices in asset finance and structured operations processes. She has a deep understanding and is very experienced in advice to national and international financial institutions.

She has participated on the tax aspects and restructuring issues in venture capital operations carried out in Spain, in mergers, acquisitions and group restructurings advising on the tax implications and structuring issues.

In addition, Ishtar advises on property taxation, the investment and divestment in real estate assets, and provides tax advice in relation to the acquisition and sale of both secured and unsecured debt packages, performing loan portfolios and non-performing loan portfolios.

She has been included in Chambers & Partners 2020 as the “Up and Coming” and interviewees highlight Ishtar Sancho's English language skills and her ability to give "very clear, practical advice."

"Clients have praised her for providing "excellent advice on the spot" CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2019

News & insights

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Publications: 29 APRIL 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: a cross-jurisdictional update on the pandemic’s impact on tax regulations

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic currently spreading across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the United States has resulted in an unprecedented demand for urgent tax relief measures across industries and…

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Publications: 19 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: what tax measures have been adopted under the state of alarm in Spain?

The publication of Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March (RD 463/2020), which declares the state of alarm throughout the national territory for an initial period of 15 days, has brought with it the…

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Publications: 10 MARCH 2020

A proposal for a new financial transaction tax: what is to come

On 18 February 2020, The Spanish Government submitted before the Spanish Parliament the Draft Bill proposing the introduction of the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) in Spain (the FTT Draft Bill). The…

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Publications: 22 OCTOBER 2019

It will be easier to prove Tax Residency: amendment to the Spanish Non-Residents Income Tax Regulation

Last 19 October the Spanish Official Gazette published the Royal Decree 595/2019, of 18 October, which amends the Spanish-Non-resident Income Tax (hereinafter, NRIT) Regulation, passed by the Royal…

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Expertise

Practices

Tax

Office

Madrid

Allen & Overy
Serrano 73
Madrid
28006

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as abogado, Spain, 2005

Academic

Degree, Law, Universidad de Navarra, 2002

Published work

  • Anuario Fiscal para Abogados, 2015
  • Anuario Fiscal para Abogados, 2012
  • Anuario Fiscal para Abogados, 2010 
  • Anuario Fiscal para Abogados, 2009