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Leopoldo Parada

Leopoldo Parada
Leopoldo Parada is a postdoctoral research fellow at IBFD, where he focuses on several issues in international and European tax law. He is also a visiting professor of International Tax Law at the School of Management and Economics of the University of Turin (Italy) and a former research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance (Munich, Germany).

Dr Parada holds a PhD from the University of Valencia (Spain) and an LLM in International Taxation from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (United States). He is the author of the book “Double Non-Taxation and the Use of Hybrid Entities: An Alternative Approach in the New Era of BEPS”, Series on International Taxation, Kluwer Law International (2018), which was granted the 2018 Sorbonne PhD Tax Thesis Award by the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is also the author of other relevant academic contributions in recognized international tax law journals, such as the British Tax Review, World Tax Journal, Intertax, EC Tax Review and Tax Notes International. He has also been keynote speaker at conferences all around the world, including, e.g., the Ross Parson Tax Centre/University of Sydney (Australia); the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria); the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance (Germany); the University of Heidelberg (Germany); the Michigan Law School (United States); the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France); the University of Turin (Italy); the University of Bergamo (Italy); the International Bureau for Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) (the Netherlands) and the Universidad de Valencia (Spain), among others.

In the past, he has practised as attorney-at-law and tax adviser in Chile, Brazil and the United States. He is a current member of the Chilean Bar Association (Colegio de Abogados AG), a former member of the American Bar Association, Section of Taxation (2012-2014), and current member of the IRS Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials and Select Qualifications.