José Proaño-Bustamante

Partner

Partner

PBP Law

José Proaño-Bustamante

Partner

Tax, Corporate, Education

José co-leads our tax practice.

Experience

José is a lawyer, commercial engineer and certified public accountant of Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. He has 25 years of experience in the corporate environment with an emphasis on financial and tax advice.

He concentrates his practice in the field of tax and its implications in areas of law, with particular experience in the export, oil and mining sectors. He specializes in assessments by regulators and the subsequent challenge of these, as well as reviews of tax compliance, due diligence, closing and transfer of branch operations of foreign companies, and tax advice.

He has experience in challenges in mining-related lawsuits, transfer pricing, and the recovery of tax from the Ecuadorian State. He is also an experienced advisor on the preparation of model contracts and regulations related to the oil and mining industries.

Recognitions

Professional Background

  • Partner, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (2019 – present)
  • Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ecuador, Quito (2015 – 2019)
  • Associate, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (2003 – 2015)
  • Audit and Tax Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Ecuador, Quito (1995 – 2002)

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (Commercial Engineer, 2004)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (Lawyer, 2012)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (Certified Public Accountant, 1998)

Languages

Spanish, English

Memberships

  • Ecuadorian Tax Law Institute
  • Ecuadorian Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • International Bar Association

Admissions

Ecuador

PBP Insights – José Proaño-Bustamante

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September 12, 2019

The Legal 500 2019 review has been released

The Legal 500 2019 review has been released and PBP stands out in the nine practice areas analyzed for Ecuador   BANKING AND FINANCE “Pérez Bustamante & Ponce has experience…
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April 11, 2019

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We are honored to have teamed up with DP World, White and Case LLP, Guyer & Regules, Clifford Chance and Flor y Hurtado in the IDB and Chinese financing to…
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March 29, 2019

Reminder of April 2019 Obligations

We remind our subscribers that the following corporate, labor and tax obligations must be met in April 2019:     Submission of documents to the Superintendency of Companies, Securities and…
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