• « Very helpful in handling the most complex issues and are capable of resolving naughty transnational tax and legal situations to the outmost satisfaction of our clients »

    Citywealth 2016

Tax

The tax group advises and assists individuals and corporations on both domestic and international matters, in particular on French-Swiss relations, in the following areas:

Tax Procedures

  • International administrative assistance in tax matters
  • Mutual assistance in criminal and tax matters
  • Voluntary disclosure and tax amnesty
  • Conduct of administrative procedures and tax litigations on behalf of individuals and corporations

Individual Taxation

  • Tax and asset engineering, transfer and protection of assets
  • Relocation and tax rulings, notably negotiation of lump-sum taxation, tax for asset holding vehicles such as trusts and foundations (family or charity)
  • Advice relating to the financing and acquisition of works of art, yachts and other valuable assets.

Corporate Taxation

  • Setting up of companies, notably in Switzerland
  • Negotiation of tax rulings
  • Tax optimisation
  • Restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, transfers, liquidations, divsions
  • Coordination of multi-jurisdictional projects

Top Executives Taxation

  • Secondment / Expatriation
  • Negotiation of expatriate allowances

Taxation related to Banking and Financial Activities

  • Setting up and restructuring of financial products such as collective investment schemes, securities, bonds, derivatives and insurance products
  • Taxation related to financial and banking structures and their executives
  • Negotiation of tax rulings

Real Estate Taxation

  • Acquisition, holding and transfer of real estate assets in Switzerland and abroad
  • Structuring and financing of real estate investments (collective investment schemes, holding vehicles, etc.)