Armando Parra Escobar
Education: Doctor in Legal Sciences, Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, (1962).
Professional experience: Founding partner, Parra Rodríguez Abogados, since 1995; Founding partner and Manager, APE & Cía. Abogados y Consultores S.A. (Armando Parra Escobar y Cía.), since 1968; Former Secretary of the Tax Regulation Advisory Commission; Former member of the Board of Directors of the Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi, the General Board of Customs and the General Statistics Council representing the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit; Former President of the International Tax Association, Colombia’s Chapter; Former Director of the Legal Office and Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit; Former Director of the Tax Information Office and lawyer of the General Direction of Taxes of the Ministry of Finance; Founder and former member of the Board of Directors of the Colombian Institute of Tax Law (ICDT); Nation former expert for Good Will appraisals.
Professional associations: International Fiscal Association (IFA) colombian chapter, of which he is ex-president and founder; Colombian Institute of Tax Law (ICDT), of which he is a founder; Javerianos Bar Association.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Practice areas: Tax and corporate law. Counsel for more than 34 years to prestigious companies and groups in the fields of taxes and societies; tax planning, advice on organization and restructuring of companies, mergers and divisions in financial, industrial and service areas.