Cesar Garcia Novoa

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LEGA Abogados

Caracas, Venezuela
    Local Time: Sunday 08:26

Practice Expertise

  • Taxes

Areas of Practice

  • Taxes

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Cesar joins LEGA in 2017 as of counsel on international tax. He has extensive experience in the international tax sector, practicing both as a lawyer and as a consultant where he has worked on international tax reform projects and arbitration proceedings before the ICSID. He is currently a professor at the Santiago de Compostela University.

Law Degree from the University of Santiago de Compostela. 7th June 1988.

Diploma in Law Practice. University of Santiago de Compostela.

Doctor of Law Degree. University of Santiago de Compostela. 17th June

Fields of Expertise: International and European Tax Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Taxes

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
César continuously participates in lectures about international tax law as well as e-commerce and electronic transactions among other subjects in national and international audiences in Colombia, Spain, Peru, Portugal and Brazil. Some of his speeches are as follows:
“Security in Electronic Transactions”,
“E-commerce and operations carried out through the internet”,
“Tax regime of electronic commerce”,
“Interpretation of Conventions to Avoid Double Taxation and New Trends in International Tax Matters”,
“The mutation of tax power in the 21st century”,
“Fiscal Instruments for the protection of the environment.”

Professional Associations
Cesar currently works at the University of Santiago de Compostela as a professor and also as Director of Advanced Classes on International Taxation (Perfeccionamiento en Fiscalidad Internacional). Professor Garcia Novoa also teaches several workshops at Universidad Austral de Buenos Aires, Summer Tax Course at Harvard University, Tax Law from ICDT in Colombia and several masters in different countries.

Professional Activities and Experience
President of Instituto Latinoamericano de Derecho Tributario (ILADT), from
2010 to 2013.

Lawyer of the Bar of Santiago de Compostela and Madrid.

Member of the Spanish Association of Tax Law., Spanish Association of Tax

Law Professors, Spanish Association of Tax Advisors and European
Association of Tax Law Professors.

Director of the Specialization Course on Tax Law and the Expert course on
International Taxation.


Cesar is the author of numerous publications, 25 books, participation in more than 60 collective books and more than 100 articles about tax Latest Published Books: Studies on Criminal and Punitive tax Law (Estudios de Derecho Tributario Penal y Sancionador,) México, 2016, Published by Centro Mexicano de Estudios de los Penal Tributario, 320 pages; Towards a Global Tax Legislation (Hacia un Derecho Tributario Global), La Paz Bolivia, 2016, Vergara Asociados, 202 pagess; Deductability of financial Expenses in Societal Tax (La deducibilidad de gastos financieros en el Impuesto de Sociedades), Madrid, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, 2016., Marcial Pons, Ediciones Jurídicas, 194 pages; Current Tax Legislation, Innovation and Challenges. (El Derecho Tributario Actual Innovaciones y Desafíos) (Second Edition), Bogotá, 2018, Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Tributario, 540 pages; Juris Regime of the list of Tax Defaulting Debtors (Régimen Jurídico de la Lista de Morosos Tributarios) Publicity of revelevant non compliance. Valencia, 2018, Tirant Lo Blanch, 120 pages; Basic Issues of Permanent Establishment, Madrid-Paris, 2018, Francis Lefebvre, 110 pages.

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