Sylvie De Raedt

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Sylvie De RaedtSylvie De Raedt is a guest lecturer at the Tax law Institute within the department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law at the UGent Faculty of Law & Criminology. She is also involved in the research of the Institute for Law and Technology.

She obtained her masters degree in law from the Faculty of Law of Ghent University in 1996 (cum laude) and an aggregate degree in law education in the same year (magna cum laude).During her internship at the Ghent Bar, she obtained a masters degree in tax law from the University of Antwerp in 1999 (magna cum laude).

She obtained a PhD in law in 2017 (UGent) after successfully defending her PhD thesis : De Draagwijdte van Het Recht Op Privéleven Bij de Informatie-Inzameling Door de Fiscale Administratie.
 Her research mainly focuses on legal problems concerning the fight against tax evasion, the tax dispute procedure and the recovery of taxes. More recently, she focuses on topics at the interface between tax law, fundamental rights and personal data protection law.

She is a member of the editorial board of Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht since 2006 and became editor-in-chief in 2014. She is also a member of the editorial board of Nieuw Juridisch Weekblad, responsible for publications on tax law since 2002 (since 2019 together with Prof. Bart Peeters) and associate member of the Antwerp Tax Academy (Interfaculty institute for multidisciplinary and applied scientific research) since 2015 (member of the executive committee since 2019).

Sylvie was a guest professor at the University of Hasselt for various tax and general law courses in 2018-2019. She still practices as a lawyer, is also research manager at the University of Antwerp for the Methusalem research project on digitization and taxation. She teaches “registration taxes, inheritance taxes and personal wealth management” at the University of Antwerp and is also visiting professor at Ghent University for the tax procedure course.