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Peter J. Wattel

Peter Wattel
Peter J. Wattel has been a professor of EU tax law at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, since 1992 and an Advocate-General in the Hoge Raad der Nederlanden (Netherlands Supreme Court) since 1999. Before that, he was a finance trainee with the Royal Dutch Shell Group and a senior assistant professor at the Universities of Maastricht (private law) and Amsterdam (tax law), the Netherlands. He served as a substitute judge in the Courts of Appeal of Amsterdam (criminal chamber) and Den Bosch (tax chamber), and was Of Counsel to EY Tax Advisers. He teaches EU tax law, international tax law and tax procedure as part of the national and international curricula of the University of Amsterdam. He has published eight books, including the world standard reference work on European tax law (with Ben Terra) and some 400 articles and comments on law and taxation. He is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences and of the editorial board of the Nederlands Juristenblad (the leading general law review in the Netherlands).