Carlos Forcada

Studies

He was born in Buenos Aires on April 29th, 1967.

He attended the La Salle School, where he completed his high school studies in 1984. He graduated as a Lawyer from the University of Buenos Aires in 1990.

He attended  postgraduate studies in Tax Law at the University of Buenos Aires in 1991 and 1992.

Further, he attended Foreign Trade studies at the Bank of Boston Foundation in 1993.

Background

Between 1985 and 1991, he worked at the Criminal and Correctional Courts of the Judicial Power of the Nation. In 1991, he started working at the National Tax Authority (DGI), where his specialization in the Tax Law field began.

Since then, he has developed an intense activity within the taxation field, in both the public and private sectors. He held office as Head of the Criminal Tax Law Department of the National Tax Authority during 1994 and 1995, and as Tax Counsel at the Legal Underdepartment of the Ministry of Economy, Public Works and Utilities during 1997 and 1998.

He worked as a Senior Lawyer at the Tax & Legal Department of Price Waterhouse & Coopers consulting firm (1996). He joined Cárdenas, Di Cio, Romero & Tarsitano law firm as an Associate in 1999, and was appointed Partner in early 2007. Since 2010, he has served as a consultant at Cassagne Abogados law firm. 

He was an Assistant Professor of Public Finance at the University of Buenos Aires. At present, he is a Professor at the post-graduate studies in High-Technology Law and at the master studies in Taxation at the Argentine Pontifical Catholic University. He participated as Guest Lecturer at the regional editions of the Master`s Degree Program on Intellectual Property at the Austral University (2012 and 2014). He has authored extensively on Taxation both in Argentina and abroad. He is highly experienced in the international tax-planning field, as well as in managing lawsuits on tax matters. He has taken part in rendering tax advice regarding different projects related to the oil & gas, and mining industries in Argentina. He is a member of the Argentine Association of Fiscal Studies and of the International Fiscal Association.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Publications