Gustavo Ortega

TLA Tax & Legal Advisors (Ecuador)

He became attorney for the Courts of the Republic of Ecuador in January 2000 after having graduated from a law degree at the Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil-Ecuador. He has a master's degree in taxation (LL.M) at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA obtained in 2005 and a MBA at IDE Business School of Guayaquil-Ecuador in 2013. 

He concentrates his practice in tax law since 2000. He is the founding partner of TLA Tax & Legal Advisors, a tax boutique incorporated in 2012 and focused in domestic and international tax, estate planning, and corporate law.

His experience includes tax advice and planning to local businesses in their investments in Ecuador and around the world as well as to foreign companies in their investments in Ecuador. His practice also includes advising high net worth individuals in structuring their assets for purposes of estate tax and complements his practice in structuring family businesses. He has been a panelist of tax forums both local and international. He is a member of the Bar Association of Guayas, Tax Law Institute of Ecuador, and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).