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Joachim Englisch

He is a Universitätsprofessor, Full Professor with tenure and holds a Chair for Tax Law & Public Law at Universität Münster, since April 2010. Since August 2011, he has been the Managing Director of the Tax Law Institute of Universität Münster.He is also a visiting Professor at Lund University (LL.M. program in European and International Tax Law), since 2011, at Vienna Business University (LL.M. program in International Tax Law), since 2011, at University of Amsterdam (Winter Course on European Tax Law), since 2013, and at Lisbon University (Spring Course on European Tax Law), since 2014. He is coordinator of the network research project “Globalization and the welfare state: legal aspects from a comparative law perspective”, funded by DAAD, (Germany) and CAPES (Brazil) (ongoing). He is a member of the research project “Taxation in the border region of The Netherlands and Germany”, funded by EDRF (ongoing) and a co-founder and member of the interdisciplinary research project “Business and taxation” at Münster University, (ongoing). He has given presentations, participated in panel interventions and chairmanships at more than 80 national and international conferences and seminars. He has worked as an adviser in several commissions - academic member of the VAT Expert Group EU Commission, since 2012; Advisor to the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs, Working Party 9; Academic consultant for the development of VAT/GST Guidelines, since 2009; Independent legal counsel; professional expertise for private and public sector clients (including EU Commission and World Bank), since January 2006; Rechtsanwalt, attorney-at-law, Admitted to bar at Landgericht Köln, April 2001 - Dec. 2005.His main areas of expertise are - the European system of indirect taxation, European direct tax law, Taxation of the Financial Sector, Comparative tax law, and Constitutional aspects of taxation (including European constitutional law). He joined the research group on Tax Governance: International Standards, Patriotisms and Exiles.