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Nicole Rios

AsociadaAssociate / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Tax and International Trade
  • Languages / English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German

Nicole is Senior Lawyer of the Tax and International Customs Law division at PPU focused on tax advisoring of individuals and corporations, tax planning, tax due diligence and transaction tax structuring. She has more than five 5 years of experience in the fields of tax matters, international tax, customs law, foreign exchange law and international economic and public law. Additionally, she participated as intern at the "Oficina de Asuntos Legales Internacionales" of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia in the implementation of the Foreign Trade Agreement signed between Colombia and the United States of America. Nicole is lawyer fom Los Andes University and has a specialization in Tax Law from the Universidad Externado of Colombia. She also has a Diploma in Customs Law from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. She has participated in important local and international law competitions in which she won the XII Concurso Internacional de Derecho Procesal in the year 2011. She also participated at the ELSA Moot Court Competition on WTO Law as regional finalist and was awarded the best three speakers of the competition.

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Work experience

  • 2012 - 2017 Senior Lawyer in the “Transaction Advisory Services” division, for the “Transaction tax” sub-service line which focuses in the execution of Tax Due Diligence services, Tax Planning and Transaction tax Structuring.

    Ernst & Young S.A.S - EY

  • 2012 - 2017 Junior Lawyer for two years in the “International Tax Services” division, focused on Customs law, Foreign Exchange and International Tax.

    Ernst & Young S.A.S - EY

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

  • 2013

    SOBRE LA ADMISIBILIDAD DE PRUEBAS ILEGALES EN EL DERECHO INTERNACIONAL: UNA VISION SISTEMATICA.

    - Revista del “Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Procesal” No. 39., ISSN 0123 -2479. 2013 Edition.
  • 2011

    DECOMISANDO LA SALUD: DE LA VIOLACIÓN DE LOS DERECHOS DE PROPIEDAD INTELECTUAL EN MERCANCÍAS EN TRÁNSITO.

    - Revista “Derecho, Comunicaciones y Nuevas Tecnologías” No 6., ISSN 1909-778, Universidad de Los Andes.
  • 2010

    RESTRICTING THE BASIS FOR ISSUING COMPULSORY LICENSES: A DOHA- COMPATIBLE APPROACH.

    - “Relatoría Globalización Poder y Derecho”, Universidad de Los Andes .
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Studies

  • 2013 2014 Specialist in Tax Law. UNIVERSIDAD EXTERNADO DE COLOMBIA

  • 2007 2012 Lawyer UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES, BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA

  • 2011 2011 Diplomat PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA, BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA Customs Law Diploma

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Memberships

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Academic activities

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    Assistant professor for Procedural Law I

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    Economic International Law

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    Securities

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    International Law

    Assistant - Universidad de Los Andes
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker “ “¿How does the WTO address the issue of forced migrations?" IASFM 13 (International Association for the Study of Forced Migration) Kampala, Uganda 2011
  • Speaker "Health, intellectual property and international economic law" Los Andes University 2011