Erik Lind

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Professional Experience

Erik has extensive experience advising companies in the tax planning of complex corporate and financial transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, financing, project development, among others, as well as in the optimization of tax obligations and in tax claim procedures before the tax authorities in Peru. He continuously advises high-net-worth individuals and families in tax matters related to wealth and estate planning.

Erik has been a senior partner at Deloitte, a partner at Estudio Echecopar (in association with Baker & McKenzie), and has previously worked in International Tax Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, in New York City.

Credentials

Studies

Georgetown University
LL.M. in Taxation, Washington, D.C. (2010).
Universidad de Lima Lawyyer (2004)
Magna Cum Laude.

Academic Experience

Professor of Corporate Taxation and International Taxation at the Graduate Degree Program of Universidad ESAN.
Professor of Corporate Taxation at the LLM Program of Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru.
Professor of International Tax Law at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.
Professor of Tax Law I at Universidad de Lima.

Recognitions

Chambers & Partners: Band 1 in Private Wealth Law (2021-2022).
The Legal 500: recognized as “Recommended Lawyer” in Tax (2022).
Leaders League: “Highly Recommended” in Tax (2018 – 2022) and “Excellent” in Wealth Management (2022).

Memberships

Lima Bar Association.

Events

Partner Erik Lind participated as speaker in the seminar “Responsible management of business family property” organized by PAD - School of Management of the University of Piura.
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Partner Erik Lind participated as speaker on the 11th STEP MIAMI Summit.
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On February 23, the discussion "Positive impact of the pandemic on different branches of Law. What should be maintained as good practices?" was held, organized by the Legal Sector of the Services Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce. Moderated by our partner Hernán Jordán and with the participation of Cecilia Guzman-Barron (partner in the labor area), Erik Lind (partner in the Tax area) and Victor Velasquez Vela, Principal Associate in the Projects and Infrastructure area.
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Tax Partner Erik Lind, participated of the discussion table "Delegation of Powers: Tax, Financial and Corporate Analysis" organized by the Legal Sector of the Service Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce. November 4th, 2021.
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Partner, Erik Lind, participated in the round table "Peru, Colombia and Mexico: The Power of U.S. Trusts for Latin American Families" organized by Bridgeford Trust Company for the launch of Bridgeford International on September 23rd, 2021.
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Publications

“The Legal 500: Private Clients Peru – Country Comparative Guide 2022” By DLA Piper Peru Private Clients team: Partners Fernando Lanfranco and Erik Lind along with Senior Associate Luis Miguel Sambuceti and junior associate Sandra Escudero-Whu. The Legal 500.
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“Tax reform would make the capital market less attractive” By Partner Erik Lind. Semana Economica. November 2021.
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Languages

English.
Spanish.