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Frédéric Feyten

Managing Partner | Avocat

CMS Luxembourg
Rue Goethe 3
L-1637 Luxembourg
Languages French, Dutch, English

Frédéric Feyten is the Managing Partner of CMS Luxembourg office and head of the Luxembourg Tax practice group.

Frédéric's focus is on Luxembourg and international taxation, mergers and acquisitions, financial products, structured finance and securitization. Having advised international corporate clients, investment banks, financial institutions and private equity firms, Frédéric has extensive advisory experience in direct and indirect taxation, international tax planning and structuring cross-border transactions through Luxembourg.

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Frédéric Feyten handles the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including reorganisations, restructurings and acquisitions. Clients respect his "ability to communicate issues thoroughly and clearly at the same time."

Chambers 2021

Frédéric Feyten is recognised as Tax Leading Advisor.

WorldTax 2021

Memberships & Roles

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • AmCham Tax Committee
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
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  • 1991 - LLM in Tax, Free University of Brussels
  • 1990 - Master’s Degree in Law, University of Louvain (KUL)


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Lux­em­bourg budget bill for 2022
On 16 Decem­ber 2021 the Lux­em­bourg budget bill for 2022 (n°7878) has been ad­op­ted by the Lux­em­bourg Par­lia­ment (the Law). In gen­er­al, the Law aims at main­tain­ing a stable tax en­vir­on­ment con­sid­er­ing...
Count­down to the entry in­to force of the Lux­em­bourg Re­verse Hy­brid Rule
The count­down has star­ted. As from 1 Janu­ary 2022, the last anti-hy­brid mis­match pro­vi­sion re­lated to re­verse hy­brid rule will enter in­to force. Un­der Lux­em­bourg law, a re­verse hy­brid is char­ac­ter­ized...
Ad­op­tion of the EU dir­ect­ive on pub­lic coun­try-by-coun­try re­port­ing
On 11 Novem­ber 2021, the European Par­lia­ment form­ally ap­proved the EU Dir­ect­ive on pub­lic coun­try-by-coun­try re­port­ing (the Dir­ect­ive). The Dir­ect­ive aims at in­creas­ing cor­por­ate trans­par­ency and en­han­cing...
CMS Lux­em­bourg wel­comes new Seni­or Coun­sel in Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion
CMS Lux­em­bourg is pleased to an­nounce the ar­rival of Ant­oine Re­il­li­er as Seni­or Coun­sel and Co-Head of its Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion prac­tice.Ant­oine spe­cial­ises in both do­mest­ic and cross-bor­der lit­ig­a­tion...
The hold­ing of French Real Es­tate as­sets via Lux­em­bourg
In this art­icle, pub­lished in the latest Re­vue de Droit Fisc­al from Le­git­ech, our tax ex­perts Frédéric Feyten, Del­phine Dan­houi (both CMS Lux­em­bourg), Thi­erry Grani­er and Yacine Bousraf (both CMS France)...
Cla­ri­fic­a­tion on losses carry for­ward and so­cial se­cur­ity de­duc­tions
On 10 Au­gust 2021, the Lux­em­bourg Tax Au­thor­it­ies is­sued a new cir­cu­lar I.C.C n° 31 cla­ri­fy­ing the ap­plic­a­tion of car­ried for­ward tax losses and the de­duct­ib­il­ity of so­cial se­cur­ity con­tri­bu­tions for...
CMS ad­vises WOW Tech Group on > EUR 1 bn busi­ness com­bin­a­tion with Love­honey...
Mu­nich – WOW Tech Group and Love­honey, two of the glob­al lead­ers for sexu­al well­ness products, join forces. To­geth­er with Swiss brand Amor­ana – ac­quired by Love­honey in 2020 – they now form the...
CMS ad­vises Volk­swa­gen and Porsche on Bugatti Rimac joint ven­ture
Ham­burg – Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG and Rimac Auto­mobili d.o.o. have agreed to form a joint ven­ture that will in­clude Bugatti. Oliv­er Blume and Mate Rimac an­nounced the name of the new hy­per­car man­u­fac­turer...
Fu­ture EU Dir­ect­ive tack­ling shell com­pan­ies - ATAD 3
Back­ground Gradu­ally, eco­nom­ic sub­stance has be­come a key ele­ment in an in­ter­na­tion­al con­text and is rel­ev­ant for the ap­plic­a­tion of na­tion­al tax laws and double tax treat­ies and avoid the ap­plic­a­tion...
CMS Lux­em­bourg joins forces with the LHoFT
Lux­em­bourg-based in­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS Lux­em­bourg is proud to an­nounce that it has joined forces with the Lux­em­bourg House of Fin­an­cial Tech­no­logy (LHoFT) as one of its as­so­ci­ate part­ners. The LHoFT...
New Cir­cu­lar re­gard­ing the mu­tu­al agree­ment pro­ced­ure provided by double...
On 11 March, the Lux­em­bourg Tax Au­thor­it­ies (LTA) is­sued the cir­cu­lar L.G. – conv. D. I. n° 60 (Cir­cu­lar) re­gard­ing the mu­tu­al agree­ment pro­ced­ure (MAP) provided by double tax treat­ies (DTTs) signed...
Leg­al 500 EMEA 2021
The 2021 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 EMEA guide is out and we are de­lighted to see most of our prac­tices ranked. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us dur­ing this...