Tax law; Competition law; International Taxation; DTT
From 2002 to present date, Senior Associate at Bustamante & Bustamante Law Firm. Maria Fernanda is an active member of the Tax Division in the firm and advises in Competition matters as well. From 2001-2002: Legal Advisor to the Foreign Trade Under-Secretariat, Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade. Competition Law Consultant, World Bank, 2001-2002. Tax Attorney, Ecuadorian IRS, 1998-2001. Coordinator of International Taxation at the Ecuadorian IRS. CEO Assistant, LeBeouf International Business Corporation, 1995-1998.
Quito Bar Association, active member of IFA (the International Fiscal Association) and the Ecuadorian Institute of Tax Law (IEDT).
Corporate Tax Chambers 2019, Project Finance 2019, The Tax Disputes and Litigation Review 2018 (editor), GTDT-Transfer Pricing 2017 Editor VAT Monitor-BNA 2016 - Ecuador Chapter.
PUCE Ecuador (Law Licentiate, 1990; Doctor in Jurisprudence, 2006); KU Leuven, Belgium (LLM, cum laude, 1994, European Economic and International Tax Law), AECI & IEF Scholarship, Spain – II International Taxation Course, 2000.