Dr Álvaro Antón Antón is an Associate Professor at CEU Cardenal Herrera University (Valencia and Elche, Spain). He is a former postdoctoral research fellow at IBFD.
Dr Antón holds an International PhD (cum laude) in Tax Law from CEU Cardenal Herrera University, where he also graduated in Law in 2007 and Journalism in 2009.
His PhD thesis “State aid and renewable energies support systems: an analysis of the tax benefits under the Energy Taxation Directive to promote biofuels” was awarded with the 2014 European Academic Tax Thesis Award (EATTA) by the European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP). In 2014 and 2015, he was the research associate of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), developing essays on taxation of illegal activities, international tax issues of international sports organizations and international tax issues of venture capital funds.
His research interests are European taxation and international tax law. He has authored several articles and book chapters for Spanish and international publications. He also has been a speaker on tax law issues at several conferences, seminars and courses in Europe and Central America. Dr Antón is also a member of the Spanish branch of the I FA, the Valencia Bar Association and a member of several European research projects on State aid tax issues and taxation of the sharing economy.