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Philine Lindner

Senior Associate
Rechtsanwältin | Fachanwältin für Steuerrecht (Certified lawyer for tax law)

CMS Hasche Sigle
Stadthausbrücke 1-3
20355 Hamburg
Languages German, English

Philine Lindner specialises in advising medium-sized companies and groups on domestic and cross-border corporate tax law matters. With special expertise in reorganisation tax law, she handles national and international company reorganisations and structuring. Her practice also covers private client work, advising high net worth individuals and family businesses on inheritance and gift tax as well as criminal tax law matters.

Philine started her legal career in 2011 with a tax and commercial law firm, before moving on to PwC in 2013. She joined CMS in 2018.

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  • 2011: Second state examination in law after legal traineeship in Hamburg and Schleswig Holstein
  • 2008 - 2009: Research assistant at a multidisciplinary firm of lawyers, tax advisers and auditors
  • 2008: First state examination in law after studying law at the University of Hamburg
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Neue Chance für das Wach­stum­schan­cenge­setz
Welcome to the first 2024 podcast in the CMS To Go series "beigeSTEUERt", in which we look at the most important changes in tax legislation. Dr Martin Friedberg, Philine Lindner and Dr Hendrik Arendt present the most important new and upcoming rules around corporate tax law, including the Minimum Taxation Directive, the Financing for the Future Act (ZuFinG), the Secondary Credit Market Act (KrZwMG) and the Budget Financing Act (HFG). There is a special focus on the Growth Opportunities Act (WCG), which is aimed at making the German economy more in­vest­ment-friendly and competitive.
Planned tightening of exit taxation in the ATAD Implementation Act strains...
On 24 March 2021, the German Federal Cabinet passed the draft (in German only) of a law to implement the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD-UmsG), which is expected to lead to a deterioration in exit...
Disclosure Requirements for Cross-border Tax Arrangements
New disclosure requirements under DAC 6 On 25 June 2018, the sixth amendment to the EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation (2011 / 16 / EU) on man­dat­ory auto­mat­ic exchange of information in the...