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Rolando Cevasco

Partner

CMS Grau
Av. Santa María 110
Miraflores, L18
Lima
Peru
Languages Spanish, English

Rolando Cevasco has extensive experience in tax consultancy, especially in mining and electrical activities taxation, analysis of operations with non-domiciled entities, tax planning, tax processes, control and management processes before Tax Authorities, and advice on the review of Sworn tax declarations.

Rolando Cevasco has been an associate of CMS Grau since 2010 and became partner in 2012. Previously, Rolando was in charge of the tax matters of Grupo Minero Milpo, Manager of the Tax and Legal Advisory Division of Deloitte (Peru), Partner of Acerta Advisors SAC And Senior Associate at Rebaza, Alcazar & De las Casas Financial Lawyers.

He has an Expert Certificate in International Taxation from the University of Santiago de Compostela and a Postgraduate Degree in Business Law from the University of Buenos Aires. He teaches the Business Income Tax course at ESAN University (Peru). Rolando is also an active member of the Peruvian Institute of Tax Law (IPDT). 

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Rolando Cevasco is co-chair of the department and has experience in high-value international transactions. Sources say: "He's very knowledgeable, he responds immediately and he gives you concise and accurate answers."

Chambers Latin America 2015

Practice co-head Rolando Cevasco is described by clients as "a very professional and direct lawyer who explains things in a clear and concise manner and provides quick solutions."

Chambers Latin America 2017

The "excellent" Rolando Cevasco impresses clients, who describe him as a "very good tax lawyer who goes straight to the point and is sure to highlight the most relevant details." Another client praises "his great knowledge of income tax mandates." He led the team on the aforementioned Colbún work highlight.

Chambers Latin America 2018

Relevant experience

  • Colbún S.A. assessment in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Fénix Power Perú.
  • Sodimac S.A. (Grupo Falabella) in the acquisition of Maestro Perú S.A.
  • Glencore Plc. - Xstrata PLCE assessment in the sale of Xstrata Las Bambas.
  • Xstrata Tintaya advice on the signing of a Legal Stability Agreement with the Peruvian State
  • Xstrata Las Bambas advice on the signing of a Legal Stability Agreement with the Peruvian State.
  • Mining Company Milpo advice on the signing of a Legal Stability Agreement with the Peruvian State.
  • Enagás International S.L.U. assessment on the signing of a Legal Stability Agreement with the Peruvian State.
  • Enagás International, advice on the acquisition of 4.34% shares of Gas Transporter of Peru (TGP) from SK Innovation Co., LTD (3.94%) and Financial Investment Corporation (0.40%).
  • PGA Tour Inc. regarding the tax treatment applicable to foreign professional athletes participating in golf tournaments.
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Education

  • 2007 – Expert Certificate in International Taxation, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela.
  • 2000 – Postgraduate Course in Business Law, Universidad de Buenos Aires.
  • 1999 – Law degree, Universidad de Lima.
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Memberships

  • Peruvian Institute of Tax Law (IPDT).
  • Lima Bar Association (CAL).
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Lectures list

  • Panelist at the XI Symposium on Mining and Energy Taxation of the National Oil and Energy Mining Society, with the theme "Tax effects of compliance with accounting standards (IFRS): depreciation of fixed assets, amortization of intangibles, employee profit sharing and functional currency".
  • Panelist at the XII Symposium on Mining and Energy Taxation of the National Petroleum and Energy Mining Society, with the theme "Derivatives (analysis and evolution) Tax effects of compliance with accounting standards (IFRS): fixed assets depreciation, amortization of intangibles, Employee participation in utilities and functional currency".
  • Panelist at the XIV Symposium on Mining and Energy Taxation of the National Society of Mining, Oil and Energy, with the theme "Promotion of investment through new CDI's: South Korea, Mexico, Portugal and Switzerland".
  • Panelist at the XVI Symposium on Mining and Energy Taxation of the National Petroleum and Energy Mining Society, with the theme "Controversial concepts in the deduction of expenses related to compensation, development and mining exploitation, insurance, social responsibility issues, among others."
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Expertise