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Borenius

Tax

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What the team is known for

Borenius's market-leading tax practice covers all areas of domestic and international taxation. In addition to advising on the structuring of M&A transactions, the team is also experienced in tax disputes and tax audits, assisting with withholding tax, transfer pricing and indirect tax issues. The law firm is also able to offer strong real estate tax expertise, working with the firm's top-tier real estate practice. Borenius is also able to act on matters relating to private equity and investment funds.

Strengths

A client notes that "Borenius can handle complex negotiations in a timely manner and with precision."

Work highlights

Borenius advised Norvestor on tax structuring of its acquisition of majority ownership in Envera.

Notable practitioners

Einari Karhu assists clients with the tax aspects of corporate and capital markets transactions, as well as with the tax treatment of investment funds. He advises clients on withholding tax and transfer pricing issues. Clients praise his "analytical and structured approach, as well as his calm manner in handling complex tax questions."

Heikki Wahlroos frequently acts for clients on the tax aspects of M&A transactions, often representing private equity firms or clients from the banking industry. One client praises his "solution-oriented approach to problems."

Janne Juusela is particularly strong on contentious matters, advising clients on anti-avoidance legislation, transfer pricing disputes and VAT audits. He also has notable experience in the tax structuring of corporate matters.

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Overview

Borenius is a leading provider of tax services in Finland. Our tax experts advise on both domestic and international taxation covering issues from corporate taxation to individual taxation and from indirect taxation to direct taxation. Our client base includes corporate entities, such as private equity funds, institutional investors, banks, and multinational and family-owned companies, as well as associations, authorities, and private individuals.

We have a strong market position in tax litigation, including transfer pricing and other tax controversies. We regularly advise our clients on tax structuring in public and private M&A deals, and in real estate transactions. We also have a dedicated indirect tax team covering VAT, customs and other indirect tax matters.

As the sole Finnish member of Taxand, the worldwide organisation of tax advisory firms, we can meet our clients’ needs on a global scale.

We act as an independent and neutral external advisor. We are known for our innovativeness in providing an optimal solution for each situation. Our services also receive international recognition on a continuous basis.

Tax

Borenius

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Location

Eteläesplanadi 2

Helsinki

Uusimaa

Finland

FI-00130

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Finland

Tax


Einari Karhu
Band 2
Heikki Wahlroos
Band 3
Janne Juusela
Band 1