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Carolina is an Associate Partner for the Indirect Tax practice at EY.
The experience of Dr. Carolina Palma is in International Trade and Customs, including trade compliance, trade regulation, WTO regulations, export and import procedures, free trade agreements and bilateral investment treaties assessments, investment law, supply chain reorganization, supply chain structuring, free trade zones and incentives. Prior to joining EY Law, she served as negotiator for the Costa Rican Ministry of International Trade (COMEX) when the free trade agreement between Central America and the European Union was negotiated, and DR-CAFTA was implemented. She also contributed to the group in charge of International Investment Disputes and International Litigation. Additionally, she has been an advisor to the Embassy of Costa Rica in China, a researcher and professor at the World Trade Institute, the University of Renmin, the University of Costa Rica and TEC Monterrey in Mexico.
Carolina Palma holds a degree from the University of Costa Rica, as well as Master’s degrees in Law from the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich and in Economic Law and Foreign Trade from the National Distance Education University. In addition, Carolina finished Doctoral studies in International Trade from the World Trade Institute in Switzerland.
Leadership in Law
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