Full Professor of Tax Law at the Department of Law, University of Palermo.
- Expert in national, international and European Union tax law;
- Organisation of and participation in conferences, conventions, seminars; communication activities and scientific and cultural dissemination in tax law.
Author of three monographs
Editor of the Monograph Fiscal Federalism and Autonomy of Territorial Authorities, Turin, Giappichelli, 2010.
Author of numerous essays and articles in the most important scientific journals of tax law, contributions in international volumes, in Italian, English and Spanish.
Speaker at numerous masters, doctoral courses, conferences and national and international conventions, in Italian, English and Spanish.
Scientific coordinator of the Summer School of the Commission of the European Union, on 'Towards European International Tax Law - Current and evolving relations between EU tax law and international tax law', Jean Monnet Programme.
Member of the Scientific Committee and the Committee of Reviewers of important national tax law journals.
Organisation, direction and coordination of research groups, teaching activities at foreign universities and other foreign institutions, ex multis: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad de Zaragoza, Univertidat de Lleida, Universidat de Barcelona, Universidat de Tarragona, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, University of Economics and Business (WU) - Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law (Vienna), Universidad de Almeria, Universidad de Malaga, Universidad de Sevilla, Universidad de la Republica de Uruguay de Montevideo, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Lima, Peru), Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad Central de Chile..
TEACHINGS Carried out
Tax Law; Tax Justice; Financial Law; International and European Tax Law; Tax Federalism; European and Comparative Tax Law.
Participates in the Project presented by the University of Malaga to the Ministerio de Ciencia, Inovaciòn y Universidades entitled: "Retos jurìdico-tributarios de la robòtica y la inteligencia artificial en la era digital - Legal tax challenges of robotics and artificial intelligence in the digital era".
Former member of the Research Group on: "La fiscalità dei giochi" - module "Interrelazioni della disciplina dei giochi con l'ordinamento comunitario", LUISS - Guido Carli University, Rome.
Former tax expert for the Presidency of the Sicilian Region, the Department of Economy and Finance, Riscossione Sicilia spa and Confindustria Sicilia.
European Parliament, Brussels, study and scientific research activities, advice on international and European Union tax law;
Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, study and scientific research activities on taxpayers' rights and the applicability of ECHR rules to tax disputes;
Commission of the European Union, Brussels, internship at the Directorate for Regional Policies and the Directorate General.
03/2000 – 03/2003