Arendt & Medernach

Arendt & Medernach

Managing Partner(s)
Jean-Marc Ueberecken
Monde : 500 / France : 2
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Tax Law

Publié lundi 16 janvier 2017

Our “Tax Law” practice area can rely on a team of around 40 experts, dedicated into dedicated VAT, transfer pricing and tax compliance teams who provide bespoke tax advice and assistance to international and Luxembourg clients including fund promoters, managers and investors, banks and insurance/reinsurance companies, MNCs as well as HNWIs in numerous areas including fund formation, private equity, real estate, M&A and financing transactions as well as wealth planning.
Our team provides the full range of tax services:
  • Tax advisory: providing tailor-made tax advisory services in all areas of tax, including tax structuring work, rendering tax opinions, coordinating the work of local tax advisors in cross-border transactions, liaising with the Luxembourg tax authorities in contentious and non-contentious matters and assisting our clients during tax audits, conducting international tax surveys, estate planning and successions;
  • Transfer pricing: providing strategic transfer pricing advice, drafting transfer pricing reports in all kinds of transactions and industries, including conducting value chain analysis, functional/risk analysis, benchmarking and filing APA;
  • Tax compliance: providing all corporate tax compliance services for direct taxes and VAT (initial and periodical tax returns, calculating tax provisions, etc.), conducting tax due diligences and assisting our clients in FATCA and CRS reporting;
  • Tax litigation: conducting tax litigation in all areas of tax, including VAT and transfer pricing, before the local courts and the European Court of Justice.
In addition to Corporate Taxation, our team is also very active in the following fields:
  • VAT: our team has widely recognized expertise in VAT and other indirect taxes, providing in particular a full range of VAT services, from VAT advisory to VAT compliance and VAT litigation;
  • Financial Reporting and Accounting Standards: assistance in the accounting treatment of complex transactions for listed or non-listed companies in local GAAP or IAS; and
  • Private Clients: advising HNWIs, families and entrepreneurs on all tax issues related to the structuring of their wealth, as well as assisting them in their estate and business succession planning.


The expertise of our tax lawyers and advisors efficiently complements the services offered in the other practice areas of our firm. Their advice on numerous topical subjects under Corporate Income Tax, Personal Income Tax, VAT and registration duties is invaluable to the following practices areas:


  • “Bank Lending & Structured Finance” in respect of structured finance, asset finance, securitisation and leasing
  • “Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions” in respect of company reorganisations, private equity transactions or mergers and acquisitions deals
  • “Investment Management” in respect of the tax structuring of investment vehicles, in particular of real estate, private equity, alternative investment structures
  • “Dispute Resolution” in respect of tax litigation matters
  • “Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits” in respect of fringe benefits and executive compensation schemes