Education: International Tax Law, Certificate course at the International Tax Center ITC Leiden (2017). Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, LL.M. in Tax and Public Finance Law (2016, Summa Cum Laude). Universidad Metropolitana, Diplomas in Oil & Gas Law (2014), in Private and Commercial Law (2011), and in International Legal Studies (2011); Law Degree (2011). U.S. Legal Methods: Introduction to U.S. Law, dictated at the George Washington University (2009).
Practice: Oscar H. Velutini joined BNM ONTIER in 2009. Previously he worked as a legal assistant at another well-known local firm, in the corporate and tax departments. He has advised clients of the firm on local and international corporate and business taxation legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, the formation and structuring of legal entities, foreign investment, commercial agreements, and estate and inheritance planning. Likewise, he has worked on transactions involving public sector companies.
Mr. Velutini is a faculty member of Universidad Metropolitana since January, 2015, where he is currently teaching Tax Law.
Publications: The applicability of the corporate veil piercing theory in the Venezuelan legal system: legal and economic consequences; Considerations relating to some cases of soft law in tax law.
Memberships: Colegio de Abogados de Caracas (Caracas’ Bar Association); Venezuelan Tax Law Association.
Languages: Spanish (native proficiency), English (bilingual proficiency) and French (limited working proficiency).