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Arnout Vaninbroukx

Counsel

CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Belgium
Languages Dutch, French, English

Counsel Arnout Vaninbroukx specialises in national and international corporate tax law, particularly in the context of domestic and cross-border transactions.

He advises companies operating in Belgium, whether SMEs or international groups, on corporation tax, VAT and customs duties, and represents them before the tax authorities for the negotiation of agreements or rulings in tax matters.

In addition to the administrative phase, Arnout handles tax litigation before the courts.

Arnout is the author of numerous publications on VAT and corporation tax.

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"The team, notably Olivier Querinjean and Arnout Vaninbroukx, work well together and are skilled in tax legal advice, and are also very diverse. The level of their expertise is excellent. Everything runs smoothly, transparently and easily. Olivier is always available."

Feedback from a client - Legal 500, 2023

Relevant experience

  • Advice to a major French provider of services to local authorities on the reorganization of its cash management system
  • Assistance to a major agri-food group on transfer pricing policy and integration of its activities
  • Advice to several insurance companies on W&I insurance policies covering risks related to business acquisitions
  • Assistance and representation in the VAT regularization of a Belgian company active in the food sector
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Publications

  • A. VANINBROUKX, “Cassatie begrenst zevenjarige verjaringstermijn in oud artikel 81bis WBTW”, T.F.R., 2014, afl. 463-464, 566.
  • A. VANINBROUKX, “Antwerps Hof van Beroep verduidelijkt recht op teruggaaf in de margeregeling”, T.F.R., 2013, afl. 439, 304.
  • A. VANINBROUKX, B. SPRIET & H. SYMOENS, “Wet en Duiding fiscale procedure en fiscaal strafrecht”, Larcier, 2013.
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Education

  • 2009 - Solvay Brussels School, ULB - Belgium (Master's Degree in Tax Management)
  • 2007 - Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 2007 - University of Leuven, KU Leuven - Belgium (Law Degree)
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Expertise

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28/05/2024
Pillar II – developments in Belgium
1.   New Belgian Pillar II law adoptedThe Belgian parliament adopted a new Pillar II law on 2 May 2024. This law, which replaces the previous version adopted on 19 December 2023, includes provisions...
25/01/2024
CMS advises Pricoa Private Capital on first US private placement under...
Interparking, a leading European car park operator, has successfully issued its first US private placement governed by Belgian law, which was subscribed by Pricoa Private Capital, the private debt investment...
26/10/2023
CMS Belgium advised Howden Belgium on the acquisition of WDR Insurance...
CMS Belgium played a crucial role in advising Howden Belgium's acquisition of WDR Insurance Group, specialist in property, casualty, and employee benefits, catering to a diverse clientele that includes...
16/05/2023
CMS Belgium assisted a.s.r. in the set-up of a joint venture with Belfius'...
CMS Belgium assisted a.s.r., the third largest insurer in the Netherlands, in setting up a joint venture together with Belfius' insurance subsidiary. The joint venture involves the launch of the technology...
06/12/2022
CMS assisted Quantessence in obtaining regulatory approval in Belgium
CMS Belgium, CMS UK, CMS Prague and CMS France assisted leading financial technology platform, Quantessence, in relocating and obtaining regulatory approval as a MiFID investment firm in Belgium, allowing...
13/10/2022
Belgian budget approved: first overview of tax impact
27/07/2022
CMS advised Broekman Logistics in the sale of the former VLS-Group to Van...
CMS advised Broekman Logistics, a global logistics service solutions provider, in the sale of Broekman Logistics Belgium Antwerp (BLBA), the former VLS-Group, to Van Moer Logistics. BLBA offers integrated...
20/06/2022
CMS advised TIS on its acquisition of Cashforce
CMS Germany, together with CMS Belgium, advised the German FinTech TIS (Treasury Intelligence Solutions) on its acquisition of Cashforce, a Cash forecasting & Working Capital Platform. German CMS team...
08/04/2022
CMS advised Technology & Strategy, a company backed by the French private...
CMS advised Technology & Strategy (T&S), a European specialist in technology consulting (backed by the French private equity fund Ardian Expansion), in its acquisition of a majority stake in Intys, one...
18/03/2022
CMS advised Pricoa Private Capital on the first USPP bond issue under Belgian...
CMS Belgium, alongside CMS’ offices in France and the Netherlands and Torys LLP and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP advised Pricoa Private Capital, a leading US institutional investor, on the first USPP...
15/03/2022
CMS assisted Beko Groothandel in the acquisition of D’Haeze
CMS advised Beko Groothandel, the largest purchasing organisation in the Netherlands for bakers, patissiers, chocolatiers and ice cream makers, on the acquisition of the Belgian company D'Haeze. D'Haeze...
29/07/2021
International CMS team advises APCOA Parking on successful EUR 685 million...
Berlin – APCOA Parking, a leading European parking operator, placed a senior secured notes offering of EUR 320 million of fixed-rate senior secured notes due in 2027 and EUR 365 million of floating...