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Mourad Nabil Abdessemed

Head of tax department

CMS Algeria
Rue du parc
Hydra, Algiers
Languages Arabic, French, English

Mourad Nabil Abdessemed is a lawyer and Doctor specialized in tax law. He joined CMS in 2008 after more than 5 years’ experience as central inspector at the general tax direction in Algeria.

He advises international clients both on all aspects of the Algerian taxation: corporate taxation, taxation of individuals, taxation of hydrocarbons, taxation of international contracts, tax procedures, control and tax litigation, transfer pricing) than international issues, notably those related to the implementation of the double tax treaties provisions.

He is also specialized in customs law and exchange control regulations. 

He is the author of several information flash and articles and is particularly interested in the technical development of the tax advice.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Relevant experience

  • Central Inspector at the Algerian head of tax administration (DGI) (1996-1998)
  • Chief of department at the head of tax administration (Control and researches department) (1998-2000)
  • Content drafting of the Algerian section – VAT Navigator of Bloomberg BNA (2014)
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  • 1993 - Graduate diploma at the High School of Commerce, Algiers
  • 1995 - Diploma 3rd degree in public finance : tax specialization, Tax and customs institute (IEDF)
  • 2001 - DESS tax administration, University Paris-Dauphine
  • 2007 - Doctorat in Law, University Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • 2009 - Bar admission certificate (CAPA), EFB Paris
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  • Avis d'expert Algérie. co-author - Le Guide business Algérie 2014 MOCI (december 2014)
  • Participation in the drafting of the « Guide des affaires Algérie » - Ubifrance (2011)
  • Drafting of an Article « Ce qu’il faut savoir pour s’implanter et exporter en Algérie » - MOCI, n°1891 (26/05/2011)
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CMS Ex­pert Guide to In­ter­na­tion­al Trans­fer Pri­cing Doc­u­ment­a­tion
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Our law firm ana­lyses the 2020 fin­ance bill along with the reg­u­lat­ing hy­dro­car­bon activ­it­ies that were also un­an­imousely ad­op­ted by the up­per house of the Par­lia­ment.
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This CMS Ex­pert Guide is an ex­cel­lent sup­port for in­ter­na­tion­al groups to man­age and se­cure their trans­fer pri­cing policy in an en­vir­on­ment where the pro­vi­sions of na­tion­al laws are far from be­ing har­mon­ised.
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