Liban Kusa

Liban Kusa

Liban Kusa is based in Taxand Argentina where he is a partner with Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi (BFM&L). He specialises in Tax and Customs matters, mainly in the contentious area, leading the defense strategy for cases related with relevant claims filed by the Tax Authorities (at national and provincial level). He also advises in municipal tax matters.

Liban teaches Law at the University of Buenos Aires and is an active member of the Argentine Fiscal Association and in the editorial department of the tax magazine. He is member of the fiscal committee of the Argentine Chambers of Commerce. Since 2004, he has advised the Argentine Bank Association regarding tax matters. He participates in conferences as lecturer. He is co-author of various publications related with contentious tax matters.

Since 2005, Mr Kusa has been repeatedly awarded by different local and international magazines -specialised in his area of practice- as one of the most distinguished lawyers in tax matters. The Argentine business newspaper Infobae (2005 and 2006) ranked him among the best 30 local lawyers in Argentina under the age of 45. International Tax Review (2007) recommended him as one of the top local tax lawyers. Additionally, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 has recognised him for several consecutive years as one of the leading lawyers in his field of practice in the Argentine legal sector. Furthermore, Mr Kusa has been ranked top for tax litigation excellence in the ITR Tax Controversy Leaders 2012 Guide, and Magazine Apertura ranked him among the Best Lawyers of Argentina. As far as legal rankings are concerned, Apertura is the most recognised magazine in Argentina.

Prior to joining the firm in 2004, he was member of Gutman law firm, acting as tax payers attorney for the defense, in litigious matters concerning national, provincial and municipal issues. He rendered general-taxation legal services. He was also member of Negri & Teijeiro law firm, where he mainly practised contentious-tax jurisdiction.

Received a law degree from the Law School of the University of Buenos Aires in 1997.