Tadesse Lencho

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Full Name TADDESE LENCHO GEMECHU
Academic Rank Assistant Professor of Law
Working for AAU since 2004
Administrative Positions held if any/ past and present Dean (2007-2008); Associate Dean for Graduate Programs (2006-2007); Coordinator of Evening Programs (2005-2006)
Education Attended Addis Ababa University, School of law (LL.B, 1995); University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (LL.M, 1999); University of Alabama Law School, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA (PhD, 2014)
Awards and Recognitions Recipient of Chancellor’s Medal as Outstanding Student of the Year (1995) from Addis Ababa University
Memberships of International bodies International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Publicity: Journals, editorials roles, initiatives, etc. Served as an assessor of a number of articles slated to be published in Mizan Law Review, Ethiopian Journal of Legal Education, and Journal of Ethiopian Law.

Edited Vol. 6 of Ethiopian Business Law Series in 2014 (with Professor Kyle Logue).

Research Interest/ not more than hundred words Dr. Taddese primary research interest is in Ethiopian tax policy and legislation. Dr. Taddese has written extensively on the Ethiopian tax system, and currently is the author of Ethiopian chapters to the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation. Dr. Taddese has also conducted research on “Ethiopian Bankruptcy Law,” and produced two seminal articles on the subject and written a concept proposal for the revision of Book V of the Commercial Code of Ethiopia.
Publications on reputable journals
  1. Dean’s Report, 2007/2008, Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2008;
  2. Ethiopian Bankruptcy Law: A Commentary (Part I), Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2008;
  3. Book Review: Fiscal Federalism in the Ethiopian Ethnic-based Federal System, by Dr. Solomon Nigussie, Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. 23, No. 2;
  4. Ethiopian Bankruptcy Law: A Commentary (Part II), Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2010;
  5. Income Tax Assignment under the Ethiopian Constitution: Issues to Worry About, Mizan Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2010;
  6. To Tax or Not To Tax: Is that Really the Question? VAT, Bank Foreclosure Sales and the Scope of Exemptions for Financial Services in Ethiopia, Mizan Law Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2011;
  7. In Memoriam: Yohannes Heroui, Legal Scholar, Judge and Editor of Numerous Legal Publication, Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2011;
  8. The Ethiopian Tax System: Excesses and Gaps, Michigan State Journal of International Law, Issue 20, No. 2, 2012;
  9. Towards Legislative History of Modern Taxes in Ethiopia: 1941-2008, Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2012;
  10. Boorana Political Culture and Rousseau’s Concept of Popular Democracy: An Examination of Theory and Praxis, Journal of Oromo Studies, Vol. 19, Issues 1-2, 2012;
  11. Editor, with Professor Kyle Logue , Ethiopian Business Law Series, Vol. 6, 2014;
  12. Articulating Ethiopia’s Current Tax Policy: Sources and Fundamental Objectives, in Taddese Lencho and Kyle Logue (eds.), The Ethiopian Tax System: Some Contemporary Issues and Problems, Ethiopian Business Law Series, Vol. 6, 2014;
  13. With Hanna Arayasilassie, Divided Over Dividends: The Recent Controversies over the Meaning and Scope of Dividends and Lessons from Comparative Experience, in Taddese Lencho and Kyle Logue (eds.), The Ethiopian Tax System: Some Contemporary Issues and Problems, Ethiopian Business Law Series, Vol. 6, 2014
  14. In the Eyes of the Withholder: The PAYE and its Discontents in Ethiopia, Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2014
  15. Country Survey, Ethiopia, Corporate Taxation, International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Last Updated March 2016)
  16. Country Survey, Ethiopia, Individual Taxation, International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (last updated March 2016)
  17. Country Survey, Ethiopia, Business and Investment, International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), Amsterdam, the Netherlands (last updated July 2016)
Community Services such as board membership, etc
  1. Served as a member of national technical committee to revise law curriculum (2006-2007);
  2. Served as member of national experts organized by the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce to revise the Commercial Code of Ethiopia (2008);
  3. Appeared as an expert in connection with some constitutional issues on revenue assignment under the Ethiopian Constitution before the House of Federation (2012);
Address Campus: Main Campus

Building: Mandela Building

Floor Number : 3rd Floor

Office No. 327

Office Telephone:

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University E-mail ID

Alternative E-mail ID: tadboda@yahoo.com