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Christophe Aldebert

Christophe Aldebert


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages French, English

Christophe Aldebert is a tax specialist with expertise in VAT matters. He works with a diverse clientele of financial institutions and mutual companies in the following areas: the VAT and indirect tax regimes of business transactions, implementation of resource-sharing groups and joint ventures, optimisation of restructuring operations (mergers/acquisitions, outsourcing), assistance with audit monitoring, management of tax adjustments and tax disputes.

Christophe runs training courses at the Fédération Nationale des Sociétés d'Economie Mixte (FNSEM) on the VAT regime for public services, the FCTVA (VAT Compensation Fund) and relationships with local authorities.

Christophe joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1989 and became a partner in 2000.

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Christophe Aldebert has been busy with major VAT matters recently. Key partner.

Legal 500 EMEA France - 2013

Leading lawyer in tax

LMG Expert Guides, 2016

Relevant experience

  • Lecturer at the Universities of Montpellier, Paris II and Cergy-Pontoise 
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  • Master in Corporate Law and Taxation DJCE, University of Montpellier (1989)
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  • Member of the IACF (French Institute of Tax Lawyers)
  • Member of the ACE (French Association of Corporate Legal Advisors)
  • Member of the IFA (International Fiscal Association)
  • Member of the council of the Hauts-de-Seine Bar Association (2001-2006)
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  • La TVA immobilière après la réforme, co-author - Editions Francis Lefebvre (2010)
  • Value-added tax, co-author - Editions Francis Lefebvre (1993)
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Nous in­ter­ven­ons pour sé­cur­iser le ré­gime fisc­al des opéra­tions im­mob­ilières et pour définir les av­ant­ages et les risques in­duits par l’ex­er­cice d’op­tions pour la tax­a­tion à la TVA ou les sou­scrip­tions...


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20 September 2013
France - VAT: right to de­duct in the con­text of re­la­tions between prin­cip­al...
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