Carlos Loaiza

Carlos Loaiza

Secretary General


Mr. Carlos Loaiza Keel has graduated as JD at the University of Montevideo, Uruguay, 2003 (summa cum laude), obtaining an LLM in Taxation (Centro Europeo de Estudios Garrigues, 2007) and an LLM in Corporate Law (Harvard Law School-Centro Europeo de Estudios Garrigues, 2009). 

He started his professional career in Tax & Legal Services, PwC. In 2006 he joined the International Taxation and Transfer Pricing department of Garrigues Abogados y Asesores Tributarios in Madrid, Spain, where he developed an extensive professional practice advising multinational groups, being involved in some of the most relevant deals in the Latin American market. In 2009 he joined the M&A and Taxation department of Barros & Errázuriz, in Santiago de Chile, Chile. 

Carlos Loaiza Keel is profesor of Tax Law and International Taxation in the Law School of the University of Montevideo and Economics School of the University of the Republic. He lectures widely on Tax Law and was designated as a National Reporter for the annual Congress of the International Fiscal Association.  

He has published 5 books and more than 60 articles on his field, and is chief editor and contributor to Consultor Tributario, a specialized monthly supplement on taxes on El Observador, with the sponsorship of Thomson Reuters Group. He currently advises companies, individuals, multilateral banks and the Uruguayan Government in Tax and Corporate matters. 

In 2011 he was appointed as secretary of the Uruguayan Chamber of Duty Free Shops, position from which he regularly defends the sectorial interests before authorities and private agents of the market. 

He leads the Global Alumni project, of the Centro Europeo de Estudios Garrigues and he is a regular columnist for El Observador.


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