Carolina Rozo is a lawyer at Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría in the Bogotá office. She joined the firm in 2005 and was appointed partner in 2015.
Her legal practice focuses on Tax and International Trade matters. Carolina has positioned herself as an expert in tax planning, tax structuring of both local and international corporate reorganizations, tax structuring of businesses, as well as of mergers and acquisitions. She has extensive experience as an advisor in tax matters and wealth planning for Colombian families and private clients. Carolina has also participated hand in hand with the Colombian Government in the drafting of certain tax regulations.
She has a Law Degree from Universidad del Rosario (1998), she is a Tax Law Specialist, certified by Universidad del Rosario (2000) and she is a Ph.D. candidate in Tax Law from Universidad de Salamanca (2002). Carolina has been president of the Tax Committee of the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce (2013 – 2015) and is a member of the Board of both the Colombian Institute of Tax Law and the Colombian branch of the International Fiscal Association. She is a leader of tax litigations against the tax authorities and before tax courts.
Carolina has been lecturer at the postgraduate programs in Tax Law at Rosario, Javeriana, and Andes Universities in Colombia, and has also participated as a speaker in a number of local and international tax summits. She has published extensively in the tax field in Colombia and abroad. The thesis for her PhD candidate degree, entitled "Criticisms of environmental taxation in Colombia, from a non-revenue collecting perspective", won a special mention in the José Ignacio de Márquez Economic Law Competition.
Tax and International Trade