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Fernando Goyco-Covas - San Juan, PR

208 Ponce de Leon AvenueSuite 1600 San Juan, PR 00918

Updated: 04/27/2013

San Juan Tax Lawyer

Overview

Fernando Goyco-Covas, one of AMG's founding partners, has more than 30 years of experience in tax and corporate matters. He has handled numerous mergers and acquisitions and structured the operations of many multinational companies in Puerto Rico. Mr. Goyco, jointly with our litigators, has also been very successful in litigating tax controversies against Puerto Rico tax authorities...

Fernando Goyco-Covas, one of AMG's founding partners, has more than 30 years of experience in tax and corporate matters. He has handled numerous mergers and acquisitions and structured the operations of many multinational companies in Puerto Rico. Mr. Goyco, jointly with our litigators, has also been very successful in litigating tax controversies against Puerto Rico tax authorities. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Abbott Laboratories, UBS and Procter & Gamble are some of the AMG clients that rely on Mr. Goyco-Covas' counsel and advice.

About Fernando Goyco-Covas

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder - Co-Chair of the Tax and Corporate Law Department

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Corporate
  • Merger and Acquisitions

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Puerto Rico, 1976
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1977

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Puerto Rico Bar Association
  • Latin American Tax and Legal Network (Founding Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, Puerto Rico Tax Seminars
  • Lecturer, Puerto Rico Tax Matters, Tax Executive Institute in Chicago and Washington, D.C
  • Promotional Seminars, Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company

Past Positions

  • Arthur Andersen & Company
  • Brown, Newsom & Córdova, Partner
  • Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, Partner

Education

  • University of Puerto Rico Law School, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1976
    J.D.
    Honors: magna cum laude
  • Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1972
    B.B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude

Articles

Published Works

  • "How Puerto Rico is a Tax Haven for the US", International Tax Review, November, 2005
  • Puerto Rico Tax Practitioner Section for Commerce Clearing House's Puerto Rico Tax Service

Office Information

Address

208 Ponce de Leon AvenueSuite 1600 San Juan, PR 00918

Fax

  • 787-756-9010

Achievements

Honors

  • Listed in Chambers and Partners Guide of Latin America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • One of only two Puerto Rico corporate tax lawyers ranked "Band 1" by Chambers and Partners
  • Described by Chambers and Partners as a "seasoned lawyer with a combination of tax and corporate expertise that guarantees first-class advice on a range of work"

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