María Rosa Guerra-Durán

Partner

Agribusiness, Consumer Markets and Retail, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare, Manufacturing, Financial Institutions, Energy and Natural Resources, Transport, Tax, Infrastructure and Projects, Technology and Innovation

María Rosa co-leads our tax practice. She is known for her unrivalled knowledge and expertise in finance and accounting matters across different sectors in Ecuador

Experience

María Rosa has led the financial-tax practice since 2003. Our clients benefit from her expertise in review processes by regulators, due diligence, tax planning, risk mitigation and financial perspective in tax litigation and disputes.

She is particularly adept in the financial and accounting aspects of energy, extractive, commercial and pharmaceutical activities and in financial and tax effects arising from labor and fiscal risks. María Rosa is very active in training PBP’s clients and personnel in courses and seminars on US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (USGAAP) and tax risks and regulations.

Maria Rosa was recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2017 as “One of the world’s leading Due Diligence Accountants Experts for her thorough knowledge and expertise in the tax and accounting matters of industries such as Oil & Gas, Mining, Food and Beverages, among others.”

Recognitions

Professional Background

  • Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (2003 – present)
  • Director, PriceWaterHouse Coopers (1987 – 2002)

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (Commercial Engineer, major in Auditing, 1987)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (Certified Public Accountant, 1987)
  • IFRS – The World Bank – Government of Spain – Argentine Federation of Professional Councils in Economic Sciences – Argentina (“Train the Trainers Workshop” Certificate – IFRS Workshop for Small and Medium Businesses, July 2011)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) – London (Certificate in International Financial Reporting Standards, IFRS, October 2009)
  • BeckerConversier (USGAAP), Washington, D.C. (Accounting, Auditing and Tax Law Course, 1999)

Languages

Spanish, English

Admissions

Ecuador

PBP Insights – María Rosa Guerra-Durán

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October 25, 2018

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Intracampos Bidding Round   Production Sharing Contracts (“PSC”) Intracampos Bidding Round - Guidelines Taxes applicable to Production Sharing Contracts (“PSC”)   Speakers: Francisco Roldán, Partner - Oil & Gas Specialist…
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