Tatiana Falcão

Schumann Fellow 2018

Women in Research Fellow, Münster

International Tax Law Consultant and
Policy Adviser



Tatiana Falcão, Ph.D., LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.M. (NYU), is currently a WiRe fellow at the University of Münster and an international tax law consultant and policy adviser. She is a member of the United Nations Subcommittee on Environmental Taxation, and a member of the Scientific Committee of the Africa Tax Research Network (ATRN) of the Africa Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). She was previously with the U.N. Environment Program and U.N. DESA, overseeing the work of the Committee of Experts in International Cooperation in Tax Matters. Her research focuses on the interface between international tax law and policy issues, with emphasis on the impact on emerging economies.

Tatiana Falcão is a columnist at Tax Notes International and a frequent contributor to Kluwer International Law Tax Blog. In 2019, Tatiana Falcão was named by the International Fiscal Association’s Women in Tax Committee one of the top 40 women-lawyers who have shaped international taxation over the last 100 years. 

Tatiana Falcão is a graduate of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (AU, Ph.D.), the University of Cambridge (UK, LL.M.) where she was the editor and treasurer of the Cambridge Law Review, and New York University (USA, LL.M.). Her bachelor in law was obtained at Universidade Candido Mendes (BRA), cuma sum laude

During the Schumann Fellowship in Münster, she worked on international tax aspects of digitalization of the economy and produced the following article, published in a double peer reviewed publication: Tatiana Falcão and Bob Michel, "Scope and Interpretation of Article 12A: Assessing the Impact of the new fees for Technical Services Article" (2018) British Tax Review, No. 4, 336 - 354.

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