Ricardo Escobar works at Bofill Escobar Abogados. Prior to that he was the lead partner at Ernst & Young Chile for Transaction Advisory Services and the Lead Transaction Tax Partner for South America. Mr. Escobar has extensive tax experience in the public and private sectors and was the Commissioner for the Chilean IRS from 2006-2010. Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, Mr. Escobar held other significant roles such as advisor to the Chilean Ministry of Finance on tax matters, advisor to the Government of Paraguay and delegate on behalf of the Chilean Minister of Finance before the OECD's Committee of Fiscal Affairs.
In the private sector, Mr. Escobar previously served as a tax partner at Carey y Cia., the largest law firm in Chile, and as a tax lawyer at Coopers & Lybrand Chile. Mr. Escobar has a law degree from Universidad de Chile and an LL.M. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a professor at the School of Law of Universidad de Chile, the most prestigious in Chile, where he has taught Tax Law, Introduction to Economics and International Tax Law. At Miami Law Mr. Escobar teaches in Miami Law's Graduate Program in Taxation in the area of International Transactions South America.