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2013: CMS' tax department does a 'very good job at anticipating key issues and delivering practical and quick answers'. The team includes Didier Grégoire, who has a particular focus on real estate-related tax issues. Partner Olivier Querinjean is also recommended; he 'really understands his clients' businesses' and has a 'very practical approach towards tax'.

2012: "CMS provides tax services across a wide range of industry sectors. Practice head Didier Grégoire is a recognised real estate tax expert, especially on the VAT treatment of the shopping malls, although his work has included cinemas and developers. Lievin De Wulf advised a large Benelux life insurrance provider on the impact of the EU savings directive. Cross-border advice on withholding taxes is also a specialty."

2011: "Practice clients at CMS include notable names in the world of cinema, industrial services and food manufacturing. Since the hire of Lievin De Wulf, the practice has three partners. It advised a global food producer on VAT aspects of e-invoicing in relation to its partnership with a supermarket. Practice head Didier Grégoire is recommended."