Ivan Lazarov, PhD
|1990||Born in Sofia (Bulgaria)|
|09/2017 - 02/2021||PhD in International Business Taxation at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Austria|
|09/2015 - 09/2016||LL.M. in International and European Business Law at KU Leuven, Belgium (with great honours)|
|09/2009 - 12/2014||Master's Degree in Law at Sofia University, Bulgaria (top 10% of the class)|
|01/2021 - present||Postdoctoral Researcher at IBFD, the Netherlands|
|09/2017 - 09/2020||Research and Teaching Associate at Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, WU, Austria|
|02/2019 - 05/2019||Research Stay at Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg|
|07/2016 - 09/2017||Research Associate at the Chair of International Law, Friedrich-Schiller-Universty Jena, Germany|
|11/2011 - 07/2015||Associate at Eurolegis BG (Sofia, Bulgaria) - a local law firm, highly specialized in European Union law, including European taxation|
WU Research Award 2021: The substantive scope of the Anti-Tax- Avoidance Directive: The remaining leeway for national tax sovereignty , (2021), 58, Common Market Law Review, Issue 6, pp. 1789-1818 (with Martha Caziero).
WU Research Award 2019: Between State aid and the fundamental freedoms: The arm’s length principle and EU law (2019) 56 Common Market Law Review, Issue 4, pp. 905–948 (with Svitlana Buriak).
WU Research Award 2019: "Carpet-Bombing Tax Avoidance in Europe: Examining the Validity of the ATAD Under EU Law, Intertax 47 (10), 852-868" (with Sriram Govind)
WU Research Award 2018: The Compatibility of the EU Tax Haven “Blacklist” with the Fundamental Freedoms and the Charter. In: The External Tax Strategy of the EU in a Post-BEPS Environment, [ed.] Adolfo Martín Jiménez, GREIT Series: IBFD (2018).