Riga Graduate School of Law held a public lecture on 27 November on “The impact of EU-law on the Member States domestic tax law - from a methodological point of view” by Dr. Katia Cejie, Associate professor at Uppsala University.
Katia Cejie is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, Uppsala University, Sweden. She wrote her PhD thesis on exit taxes in the light of EU law and tax treaty law (2010). She has continued her research in international tax law and EU tax law by writing an extensive number of articles, reports and monographies. She is the Program Director of the LL.M Programme in International Taxation and EU Tax Law. She is a member of the Academic Senate at Uppsala University and the Faculty Board at the Department of Law. She is engaged in the Centre of Tax Law in Uppsala and arranges seminars and workshops on a regular basis. She is also a member of the International Fiscal Association and the EATLP. In November 2019, she received the finest price in relation to teaching possible at Uppsala University: The Free Distinguished Teaching Award – on teaching contributions to equality and equal opportunities. The award is given to one of the 5000 lecturers at the University.
Abstract: The impact of EU tax law on domestic tax law - in the field of direct taxation.
At the lecture Associate professor, Katia Cejie introduced participants of the lecture to EU tax law. She also guided through the role of the CJEU and the process of negative integration. The focus was on the method used by the CJEU when interpreting the free movement provisions in the TFEU. Several examples from the case-law of the CJEU was given.
The language of the lecture: English.