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Set 5, 2018

Mazars and King's College London launch training in International Tax Law

Mazars is the first company to offer training in International Tax Law to managers, directors and senior partners in the Tax area, in partnership with Dickson Poon School of Law, from King's College London. The program has an advanced online training format, with the aim of strengthening technical and practical skills in the context of consultancy.

Mazars and King's College



Lisbon, September 05, 2018 - Mazars, an international consulting and auditing organization, will promote an innovative program in International Tax Law among its consultants, providing them with the necessary tools to navigate the complexity of this area of ​​activity. The program brings together participants from many countries and was designed to allow the development of technical skills and excellent practices and to ensure Mazars professionals have an increased understanding of the global tax structure.

The course, which Mazars consultants will have access to over the next two years, takes place in person and on digital and mobile devices. The eight modules available address the key concepts of international taxation, transfer pricing and direct and indirect European taxation. Starting in September 2018, this course, integrated in the Master's in Law of that institution, will be responsible for Jonathan Schwarz, a lawyer at Temple Tax Chambers and a renowned figure in the field of international taxes due to his experience and know-how.

Sérgio Santos Pereira, responsible for the Mazars Tax area in Portugal, says that “The bet on knowledge is an imperative factor in the sense of guaranteeing the maintenance of quality as a defining factor of our department. For this to happen, it is necessary not only to integrate innovative processes in the way the activity is understood, but to train professionals with a set of skills that allow them to understand the complex reality of the area in a global context and recognize the mechanisms and needs associated with the same. This commitment to the development of our consultants represents a strategic axis in the way we understand the central role of talent in differentiating the Mazars brand ”.

Responsible for the Master in International Tax Law and Director in Tax Law at Mazars, Renata Ardous, takes over “The enthusiasm for being able to launch this educational project alongside King's College, a globally recognized and respected institution. By combining world-class technical education with practical skills, the course will provide the set of resources required by excellent tax professionals ”.

Anita de Casparis, Mazars Global Head of Tax, adds that "This specialization is the latest initiative in Mazars' global strategy, allowing to create the best teaching opportunities in the area, and is a reflection of the importance attached to our employees and their personal investment".

Gillian Douglas, Executive Dean at Dickson Poon School of Law, “To be satisfied with this partnership with Mazars and with the innovative launch of the program on online platforms. This is the first digital program that the educational institution launches and it is hoped that it will be able to continue to provide similar experiences, based on advanced practices and teaching models that combine the online aspect with the face-to-face aspect ”.



About Mazars:

MAZARS is an integrated and independent organization, specialized in Auditing and Auditing, Accounting, Consulting and Advisory Services, Tax Advisory and Legal Services. It is present in 86 countries directly, and has correspondents in over 16 markets. It integrates 20 thousand people led by 980 partners in more than 300 offices worldwide. It accompanies clients of all sizes, from multinationals and large companies to SMEs and private investors, in all phases of its development. In Portugal, MAZARS integrates 150 people and has offices in Lisbon, Porto and Leiria.

Additional information at: https://www.mazars.pt/


About King's College London:

O King's College London is one of the top 10 universities in the UK (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and is one of the oldest educational institutions in England. It has more than 29.600 students from around 150 countries and 8.000 employees. King's College has a strong reputation in the world of teaching and innovative research. In the study carried out in 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 84% of the surveys carried out at the University were considered to be “global leadership” or “internationally excellent” (3 * and 4 *).

Since its foundation, its students and employees have been dedicated to providing a service to society. King's College will maintain its focus on world leadership in education, research and service, and will continue to play an important proactive role in a complex and interconnected world.

Additional information at: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/news/headlines.aspx


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