Rodríguez & Mendosa Abogados

Oswaldo Anzola




  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas (1967),Cum Laude.

Partner - Barquisimeto-Venezuela (1944)



(+58 212) 285-4944


(+58 212) 285-1379



  • Spanish
  • English

Practice Areas:


  • Tax Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Oil & Gas.

Professional Experience:


  • Advice on oil, gas, corporate and tax matters to local and foreign companies related to oil, gas, banking, insurance, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, construction and other areas.
  • Advisor to foreign oil companies on various association agreements for operations in Venezuela.
  • Lecturer at the New Tax Organic Code Management Update seminar at the Venezuelan Executives Association (2001).
  • Lecturer at the Tax Crimes and Sanctions seminar (2001).
  • Capital markets transactions such as asset securitization, stocks and bond issuance and underwriting.
  • Former joint judge of the 1st Income Tax Court. Former Head of the General Income Tax Administration's Department of Doctrine.
  • Reporter in diverse conferences related to tax issues.

Academic Experience:


  • Teacher of various subjects related to tax law for graduate and undergraduate courses at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Caracas) and Universidad Central de Venezuela.



  • Capital District Bar Association (1967).
  • Former member of the Evaluation and Job Competition Commission for Joining and Remaining in the Judiciary, at the Supreme Court of Justice (2001).
  • Founding member of the Venezuelan Tax Law Association.
  • Former member of the International Tax Association of the Venezuelan American Chamber.
  • Member of the International Bar Association.
  • Member of the Foreign Lawyers Forum (American Bar Association) with the position of Venezuela reporter for tax matters.
  • Member of the Tax Committee of the Venezuelan American Chamber.



  • Various articles published in the Public Law journal and Tax Law journal.
  • Several articles on oil matters published by Fudena.
  • Legal and Tax Regime Applicable to Private Participation in Orinoco Oil Belt Extra-Heavy Crude Oil Extraction, Processing, Transportation and Commercialization, Revista Petroguía 2011.