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Roman Seer

Born in Detmold/Germany in 1960. From 1979-1989, he gained tax practice experience as a tax officer in the German tax administration and later as a tax consultant assistant. From 1990-1996, assistant professor at the Tax Law Institute of Cologne. After receiving his postdoctoral lecturing qualification (dissertation 1992 and habilitation 1996) he became professor and head of the tax law chair of the Ruhr-University of Bochum (RUB). Since 1994, he is a member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of the German Tax Law Association (GTLA). Since 2006, he is a member of the board of the GTLA and also member of the Academic Committee of the European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP). Since 2012, he is furthermore the chairman of the Berlin tax talks (Berliner Steuergespräche) and the Scientific Committee of German Scientific Institute of the German Tax Advisers Chamber. Professor Seer is editor of the scientific journal IWB (Internationale Wirtschaftsbriefe) and the tax educational journal Steuer&Studium. His scientific focus is on the correlation of tax law and tax procedure in a national and international context. In 2009, he founded the Institute of Tax Law and Tax Procedure of the RUB.

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