Stefano Maria Ronco is a postdoctoral research fellow at IBFD. He was previously a lecturer and postdoctoral research fellow in tax law at the University of Milan-Bicocca (Italy) and a tax law tutor (since 2015) at the University of Turin.
Dr Ronco received his law degree, with honours, from the University of Turin and holds a PhD in tax law from the University of Milan-Bicocca (Italy). His thesis was entitled “La nozione di imprenditore nel diritto tributario tra forma societaria e reddito d’impresa”. He has done research stays in several prestigious institutions, such as the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance (as guest researcher) and the Bank of Italy, macro-prudential supervision department.
Dr Ronco has taught in several academic institutions and he is frequently invited to present as a discussant at conferences and seminars on tax-related matters. His key areas of expertise are domestic tax litigation, criminal tax proceedings and domestic and EU tax procedural law.
In addition, Dr Ronco is a tax and white-collar defence lawyer, and he currently practises in an Italian law firm. He previously worked for an international law firm, focusing on Italian and international tax law and tax litigation. He has authored several publications and regularly publishes academic articles and comments on case law on Italian and European tax issues.