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bpv Huegel

Tax

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded tax firm with experience in corporate tax advice as well as cross-border transactions and restructurings. Strong reputation in tax litigation, with notable strength in criminal proceedings, advising on alleged tax evasion. Frequently advises on stamp duty, VAT, audits and tax due diligence.

Strengths

One impressed source says: "bpv Huegel has an excellent tax team. Their analysis is thorough, careful and comprehensive." The source goes on to add: "They combine excellent technical analysis with positive and practical problem solving to help clients get things done."

A client adds: "You get top advice; they are professionally enriching, polite, and reliable. I really like to work with them."

Work highlights

Advised Valneva Group on its USD85 million debt financing transaction with US-based healthcare funds Deerfield and ObiMed.

Notable practitioners

Gerald Schachner is particularly active in tax matters relating to M&A and restructurings, often with a cross-border element. One client says:"His advice is always based on a deep knowledge of tax law as well as corporate law and always with high awareness of the interdependencies of the same."

Kornelia Wittmann is highly regarded for her work in the Austrian tax litigation arena. She is also further experienced in VAT, audits and structural assessments. One client states: "She is always keen to find the best possible solution. Kornelia is also very experienced, with perfect technical skills."

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Overview

As one of the first Austrian law firms bpv Huegel has adopted an integrated tax advice approach more than 40 years ago. Since then and based on this approach it achieves outstanding results for its clients. The holistic approach also includes domestic and international accounting. For decades, bpv Huegel has offered one of the largest and most renowned high-end tax law practice groups. Special attention is paid to the dual qualification of the practice group members as lawyers and tax advisors.

We advise on national and international corporate tax law, transfer pricing, income tax law, reorganisation tax law, domestic and international accounting, transaction taxes such as real estate transfer tax and stamp duty, value added tax and customs duties as well as fiscal criminal law.

The tax practice group focuses on tax planning, holding structures, (cross-border) reorganisations, acquisition structuring and financing, relocations of companies and individuals, management and/or employee participation programs, foundations and trusts.

The team regularly advises in tax disputes on tax audits, pre-litigation settlements, in proceedings before the Federal Fiscal Court, the Administrative and Constitutional Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union as well as in mutual agreement and arbitration proceedings as well as on fiscal criminal law matters, voluntary disclosures with penal waiver effect and internal investigations.

Members

Juill, Roland

Nauer, Christoph

Nekrasov, Stanislav

Schachner, Gerald

Schneider, Christian

Wittmann, Kornelia

Wolski, Nicolas

Tax Department

bpv Huegel

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Department location

Ares-Tower

Donau-City-Strasse 11

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1220

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Austria

Tax


Gerald Schachner
Band 3
Kornelia Wittmann
Band 4