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Detailed professional record
Spoken languages
  • Italian
  • French
  • German
  • University of Bern (Master of Economics, 1967)
Positions held
  • During his 38 year of activity at the Federal Tax Administration (FTA) he accumulated numerous functions in the fields of direct taxes. Unitl 2006, he belonged to the advisory staff of the FTA's directory board for all issues concerning corporate taxation and self-employed persons. He also had the leading role in the launch and political support of the two reforms of the Federal Income Tax with repect to corporate taxation and self-employed persons. In addition, he co-authored the first commentary on the Federal Income Tax.
  • From 1974 to 2008 he participated as the Swiss delegate in the discussions and drafting of all OECD reports on transfer pricing. He was also reponsible for the mutual agreement procedures and, more recently, the advance pricing arrangements on transfer pricing.