Giammarco Cottani is Director Global Tax Policy at Netflix, where he oversees all direct and indirect tax public policy-related issues the group faces in all the countries in which it operates.
Previously, Mr Cottani was a partner of the international tax law firm Ludovici Piccone & Partners, where he coordinated the transfer pricing practice with regard to dispute prevention and resolution and complex audit assistance for large multinational enterprises. Before that, he was an adviser to the Italian tax authorities on international tax and transfer pricing issues and was one of the delegates for Italy involved in the OECD BEPS Project. Prior to that, he worked as a transfer pricing adviser in the Transfer Pricing Unit of the OECD, where he was involved in the introduction of the new Chapter IX of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines concerning business restructurings. He has (co-)led over 20 events in the area of transfer pricing for a number of non-OECD countries and has also been involved in a number of technical assistance projects for tax administrations on behalf of international and regional organizations in various parts of the world.
Mr Cottani is currently involved in a number of ongoing technical assistance projects for the tax administrations of three EU Member States, mainly in the areas of transfer pricing, manipulation of profit by using permanent establishments and aggressive tax planning. Furthermore, he regularly lectures at postgraduate courses in International Taxation both in Europe and the Americas.