ECAL Lecture - Xavier Oberson, 15.03.2023, Auditorium Leenaards, ECAL

ECAL Lecture - Xavier Oberson
Auditorium Leenaards, ECAL

As part of the Talent Days programme, ECAL welcomes Xavier Oberson, lawyer and professor of Swiss and international tax law. He will discuss the growing use of NFT and metavers in the artistic field, particularly from a legal and tax perspective.

Born in 1961 in Geneva, Xavier Oberson is a lawyer and professor of Swiss and international tax law at the Faculty of Law of University of Geneva. After obtaining a postgraduate degree and a doctorate in law, he pursued his research in the United States at Harvard Law School where he obtained an LL.M and the Certificate of International Tax Program.

He has published numerous books and articles in the field of Swiss and international tax law, in particular: Taxing Robots. Helping the Economy to Adapt to the Use of Artificial Intelligence (London, Elgar Publishing, 2019).

He is active and involved in the filed of arts and is a member of the foundation boards of the Montreux Jazz Festival and the Centre d'Art Contemporain in Geneva. He is also president of the foundation boards of the Grand Théâtre in Geneva and the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation.

In parallel to these activities, Xavier Oberson is also a musician and member of several musical groups.

Dates and schedules

Free entry

Auditorium Leenaards, ECAL