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Julien Saiac


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

Julien has been a partner at CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats since 2009. He was posted in the CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats New York for two years before joining the International Taxation Department in 1998. 
Specialist in international taxation, he handles questions related to international restructuring, property investments, international tax litigations and transfer pricing.

Julien takes part both in advice and litigation, for large French or foreign companies, as well as for private individuals, in the context of their international tax issues.

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Key partner: For international taxation, key names include ... Julien Saïac, who is ‘both admirable for international matters and able to provide a straightforward analysis of nested rules applicable in several countries’

Legal 500 EMEA 2016

Key partner: Julien Saïac est "de remarquables conseils pour le traitement des sujets internationaux dont les analyses vont droit au but"

Legal 500 Paris 2016

Leading Lawyer in Corporate Tax

Who's Who legal 2016

Key partner: "The firm has very strong expertise in international taxation and transfer pricing through […] Julien Saïac"

Legal 500 EMEA France - 2015

Relevant experience

  • Two-Year secondment at the New York office
  • Lecturer at HEC Business School (2001-2008)
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  • Graduate of the HEC Business School (1995)
  • Post-graduate diploma in EU Law, University of Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne (1995)
  • Post-graduate degree (DESS) in Business Law and Taxation, University of Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne (1996)
  • CAPA (post-graduate legal qualification required to practise as a solicitor or barrister in France), Versailles (1996)
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  • Member of IFA (International Fiscal Association)
  • Member of ACE (French Association of Corporate Legal Advisors)
  • Member of IACF (French Institute of Tax Lawyers)
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  • Organismes sans but lucratif européens et français : même traitement fiscal ? La Lettre de l’Immobilier - Option Finance (09/12/2013)
  • Centres commerciaux : comment investir en France ? – La Lettre de l’Immobilier - Option Finance (16/09/2013)
  • Investissement immobilier et discrimination communautaire (suite et pas fin) – La Lettre de l’Immobilier - Option Finance (03/06/2013)
  • Les sociétés de personnes et l’international attention aux embûches ! – La Lettre de l’Immobilier - Option Finance (25/03/2013)
  • La cession des titres d’une SPI française ou étrangère est soumise aux droits d’enregistrement en France - La Lettre de l’Immobilier - Option Finance (03/12/2012)
  • Les prélèvements sociaux s’appliquent désormais aux revenus fonciers et aux plus-values immobilières de source française réalisés par les non-résidents - La Lettre de l’Immobilier - Option Finance (08/10/2012)
  • Détention d’une SCI française par un résident luxembourgeois : quelles conséqunces fiscales au Luxembourg, co-author - La Lettre de l’Immobilier - Option Finance (29/05/2012)
  • Les prestations de services immobiliers dans un contexte international : attention aux risques fiscaux - La Lettre de l’Immobilier - Option Finance (27/02/2012)
  • Actualités des conventions fiscales – La Lettre de l’Immobilier Spéciale SIMI - Option Finance (01/12/2008)
  • Réforme de la taxe de 3% - La Lettre de l’Immobilier Spéciale SIMI - Option Finance(01/12/2008)
  • La dénonciation de la convention fiscale franco-danoise : de nouveaux problèmes de droit communautaire ? – Option Finance (21/07/2008)
  • Compensation transfrontalière des pertes en Europe : de nouvelles opportunités – Option Finance(15/01/2007)
  • Deduction of Losses Incurred In Another Member State by a Non-Resident Subsidiary Following Marks & Spencer – European Taxation Volume 47 n° 12 (2007)
  • L'imputation des pertes de filiales communautaires selon Marks & Spencer : mode d'emploi – Feuillet Rapide 46/06 (23/11/2006)
  • Les Limited Partnerships, pour la fin de l'exception française, co-auteur - Bulletin Fiscal 2/2005
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