Nicola Saccardo graduated from Bocconi University in Milan, holds an LLM in international taxation from Leiden University (Netherlands) and is admitted to the Milan Bar. He focuses on international and EU tax, tax planning for high net worth individuals and tax structuring of corporate and financial transactions. He is a member of the Executive Council of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and was the national reporter for Italy at the 2010 IFA Congress on the subject of ‘Death as a taxable event and its international ramifications’.