The lawyer Joan Iglesias Capellas, doctor of Law, will join the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) as a corresponding academician during a ceremony to be held in Barcelona on November 9. The recipient will read the entry speech “Delito fiscal y proceso penal: crónica de un desencuentro” (Fiscal crime and criminal process: chronicle of a disagreement). On behalf of the RAED will answer the full academician Emili Gironella.
Licensed by the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the new academician obtained his doctorate at the same university after completing his studies in the third cycle at the Spanish National University of Distance Education with the thesis “Efectos del proceso penal por delito contra la Hacienda Pública en los procedimientos tributarios” (Effects of criminal proceedings for crimes against the Public Treasury in tax procedures), which deserved a cum laude recognition. Technician of the administration and of the Spanish Treasury, where he worked as an inspector until 2016, he is currently working as a jurist in the office of Crowe Horwarth.
He has been an advisor to the president of the Catalan Gouvernment and director of the Program for the Definition of a New Model of Tax Administration of Catalonia. In the field of teaching, he has been an associate professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the University of Barcelona, professor of the Master of Public Management at the ESADE Business School, professor of the Master’s Degree in Taxation at the Barcelona School of Management of the Pompeu Fabra University, professor of the Master in Taxation of the International University of Catalonia, professor of Tax Law of the Law School of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, professor and coordinator of the Postgraduate Course in Accounting, Tax and Commercial Specialization of the Institute of Public Economics, Cooperatives and Financial Law from the University of Barcelona and professor of the Master of Tax Refinement of the Spanish Centre for Financial Studies, among others.