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As business becomes more global, taxation is becoming an increasingly complex issue in all countries. Taxation is now a core consideration in the decision-making process, and companies must have a real national and international taxation strategy covering both direct and indirect taxes. These same trends are affecting people as well as companies

Our Practice Areas

  • General taxation of private and state-owned enterprises including handling tax disputes
  • Patrimonial taxation
  • Taxation of national and international mergers & acquisitions and restructuring
  • Taxation in the financial sector 
  • Property taxation 
  • Transfer pricing 
  • VAT
  • Local taxes
  • Non-salary benefits (stock options, incentive schemes, etc.) 

Our Approach

  • Co-operation between lawyers specialising in each area of taxation and in other areas of law.
  • Collective expertise acquired from more than 80 years of experience and practice in the most complex of taxation issues. 
  • Risk management: with our skills and expertise, we provide clients with effective and reliable advice on their strategic and tactical choices. 
  • Supportive relationship with our clients in their dealings with the tax authorities and in pre-litigation and litigation procedures. 
  • Ability to handle a client’s overall tax strategy, both national and international, through our international network of offices and partner firms in CMS 

Our Clients

We advise medium-sized companies and major groups in all business sectors, as well as public organisations, local authorities and individuals. 

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