Nataša Žunić Kovačević is a Professor and the Head of the Financial Law Department at the Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka. She serves as the Vice-Dean for Graduate Study Affairs. She is a Module Coordinator of the Postgraduate Specialist Programme “Corporate Finance Law” at the same Faculty. She was a researcher within the scientific project “Protection of Beneficiary on the Croatian and European Financial Services Market”. She is a member of the Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences, the Croatian Comparative Law Association (CCLA), and the Editorial Board of the Croatian Law Review. The Croatian Parliament appointed her as a member of its special body – the Commission on Fiscal Policy. Her special interests include European and international tax law and procedural tax law. She authored a number of book chapters and papers on tax law, financial law and local finances. She also participated in many scientific conferences organized at national and international level.