Donato Raponi, former head of the VAT and other turnover taxes division at the European commission, has joined Taj Law Firm, a Deloitte network entity, as a partner.
Paris, 3 October 2017
After working for 38 years at the European Commission where he was head of the VAT unit and occupied various functions in the fields of VAT, the fight against tax evasion, energy, environment and transport taxation, Donato Raponi has joined Taj law firm, a Deloitte network entity.
The arrival of this expert on European taxation will strengthen the Tax Planning and Corporate Strategy Think tank created by Taj and designed as a space for dialogue and collective thinking on major national, European and international tax issues.
Donato Raponi is a reference in the field of taxation and a leading figure in Europe. We are very proud to welcome him and to be able to share his expertise with our clients and our teams
– Sophie Blégent-Delapille, Taj's Managing Partner.
Tax issues are more than ever at the heart of discussions between the Member States of the European Union. We will continue the research carried out by the Tax Planning and Corporate Strategy Think Tank to anticipate the possible evolutions and help better prepare companies to anticipate and integrate these changes in their growth strategy.
– Donato Raponi
About Donato Raponi
Donato Raponi, an Italian citizen, is an honorary professor in Tax Law at the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Fiscales in Brussels, of which he is also a graduate in international tax law. Since 2014, he is ranked among the 50 most influential personalities in the world in tax by the International Tax Review. He is also co-author of a book on the euro (Arriva l’euro, Carmenta, Alessandro Butticè and Donato Raponi, 1998) and has written numerous articles on tax matters.
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