Lic. iur. Roland A. Pfister, EMBA (

Roland A. Pfister studied Law at the Universities of Neuchâtel and Granada. After the completion of his law degree, he worked in an international law firm in Belgium and in one of the leading investment banks in Zurich, before he started working with the international tax departments of one of the Big Four accounting firms within Switzerland. In 2008, Roland Pfister began his doctoral thesis in international tax law while working with the
University Liechtenstein, where he teaches National and International Tax Law. Additionally, he completed an Executive MBA in Wealth Management and was invited as a visiting scholar at the Harvard Law School for his
research purposes. Moreover, he is invited as lecturer for the International Tax Program at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland as well as lecturer for the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). In the context
of the OECD and the Italian Council of Ministers, he wrote the Swiss report for the IBFD on "Residence of Individuals under Tax Treaties and EC Law". His areas of expertise cover among others Swiss domestic and international tax law for individuals and corporations as well as collective investment schemes, trusts and foundations. Roland Pfister is a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School and a lecturer at the University of Liechtenstein.

Eduardo O. Meloni, CPA, LLM (

Eduardo O. Meloni serves as the International Tax Manager of Tenaris S.A. He is the head of the Corporate Tax Team whose mission is tax planning, the coordination of tax strategies and transfer prices among the Tenaris Group of companies established in more than 40 countries. The tax planning activities not only involve the efficient administration of taxes in compliance with the laws of the different jurisdictions where the Group performs its activities, but also a significant participation in the transfer pricing policy for intra-group transactions.
Before joining Tenaris in 2003, Eduardo O. Meloni had an extensive career with the tax departments of the Big Four accounting firms. He also acted as the head of the Latin American Team with the International Bureau of
Fiscal Documentation in Amsterdam, a non-for-profit organization dedicated to research and information in international tax matters. He is a regular contributor to tax journals and other tax related publications. Eduardo O. Meloni has a degree in Accounting (equivalent to a CPA) from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and a Bachelor in Law from the same University, having received a LLM in International Taxation from the University of Leiden (The Netherlands) and his Master of Law in European Law from the University of Leicester (United Kingdom). Eduardo O. Meloni is a prominent professor at UTDT Master in Tax Law.