Maria Amparo Grau Ruiz

Visiting Professor of Law


Professor Grau is Visiting Professor of Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Professor in Financial and Tax Law at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.  Her current research focuses on tax law and its connections with corporate social responsibility, compliance audits, environmental law, artificial intelligence, and robotization. She is the author of books on international administrative cooperation in tax matters; legislative coordination in cases of fiscal decentralization; and financial activity for global sustainability. She has authored articles on other financial and tax law related topics, and will teach European Union Taxation during the spring semester.

Her scientific work has received various awards, including the Mitchell B. Carroll Prize granted by the International Fiscal Association, the Prix Pierre Coppens by the Revue Pratique des Sociétés-Université Catholique de Louvain, and the Premio San Raimundo de Peñafort by the Spanish Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation.

She is a member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation (Section of Tax Law), the European Association of Tax Law Professors, and the International Fiscal Association.

Prof. Grau has participated in the Subcommittee on Environmental Taxation, created by the United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters. She has been leading the debate on legal, ethics, and socio-economics aspects at the EU H2020 INBOTS project “Inclusive Robotics for a Better Society.” She has been invited, as external expert, by the European Commission to its Fiscalis Program as well as to the Platform for Tax Good Governance, and has taught at different seminars organized by the ERA-Europäische Rechtsakademie.

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  • PhD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • MBA, San Pablo-CEU University, Spain

Prior Appointments

  • Professor in Financial and Tax Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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