On Thursday 25 February 2016 Bruno da Silva will defend in public his Phd thesis entitled 'The impact of tax treaties and EU law on group taxation regimes'.
The defence will comence at 12.00 o'clock in the Agnietenkapel of the University of Amsterdam. The thesis was completed under the supervision of prof. dr. Dennis Weber, director of the ACTL.
Bruno has been a researcher in European and international tax law at the ACTL since 2009, working on his PhD. He works at the European Tax Law team of Loyens & Loeff and he is also the International Tax Counsel for the Financial Services Bureau of Macao SAR, China. Bruno lectures at the ACTL, the International Tax Center of the University Leiden, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, and the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation.
Bruno has been writing on international and European tax law issues in several periodicals and books and he is a correspondent for Highlights & Insights on European Taxation and for EU Tax Alert. He was born in Portugal and obtained his LL.M in International Tax Law from WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) where he was granted the Siemens Tax Award for the best thesis. He received his law degree from the University of Lisbon. He holds a Postgraduate degree in Corporate Tax Management from the Technical University of Lisbon, a Postgraduate degree in Taxation from Instituto Superior de Gestao and a Postgraduate degree in Domestic and International Tax Planning from the University of Lisbon. He previously worked for several years as a tax lawyer in Portugal for the law firm Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira.