Fernan Rodriguez

Fernan Rodriguez is a Consultant at the Firm, and is admitted to practice law in Colombia (not admitted to practice law in Florida). Mr. Rodriguez has represented a variety of international clients in the areas of Colombian, and international taxation and corporate law, multi-jurisdictional estate-planning and wealth preservation; has extensive experience in cross-border transactions between Colombia, the US, and other Latin American countries, including corporate reorganizations optimizing taxes in the participating jurisdictions; and has worked with companies and high net worth individuals on tax efficient structures for inbound and outbound investments, which requires compliance across multiple jurisdictions.

 

Mr. Rodriguez advises on a wide array of tax, corporate, and estate planning issues, including tax consequences of cross-border transactions between related and non-related companies and individuals, treaty benefits of international transactions, and devising estate planning and wealth preservation structures with assets located in multiple jurisdictions. He also works on the tax issues of US companies and individuals investing in Colombia and other Latin American countries.

 

Fernan earned his law degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia; a graduate degree in tax law from Universidad del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia, and a Magister Legum (Master of Laws) with emphasis on tax law from Georgetown University Law Center.

 

Languages:

English
Spanish

 

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Bar Association

Tax and International Law Sections

Colombian Institute of Tax Law

Americas Society

 

Publications:

  • The New Foreign Exchange Control Regime, El Heraldo, July 10, 1993.
  • Foreign Investment Funds, El Heraldo, January 11, 1993.
  • Corruption in the Public Sector, El Heraldo, July 21, 1992.
  • Opening Economy and Inflation: Juncture Dilemma, El Heraldo, March 14, 1992.

FATCA: Implementación en tres pasos, Revista Impuestos, No. 182, March-April 2014.