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Provided by Gerald Schachner

Europe

Practice Areas

Tax Audit; Tax Litigation; Corporate Tax; International Tax Planning; Corporate Reorganisations; Private Clients; Corporate/M&A.

Career

Gerald is partner of bpv Huegel and head of the firm’s tax practice group; admitted as Attorney in Austria since 2007; admitted as Certified Public Tax Advisor in Austria since 2004; prior Arthur Andersen; Deloitte & Touche; Herbst Vavrovsky Kinsky; Norton Rose LLP, London.

Professional Memberships

Tax & Legal Excellence – Head of Lounge Vienna; IFA; IBA; Vienna Bar Association; Austrian Chamber of Certified Public Accountants.

Publications

Gerald is author of publications on tax law and works e.g. on the Austrian M&A chapter of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), one of the leading platforms for cross-border tax law, the Austrian chapters of “Tax Controversy” (GTDT), “Tax” in the Global Tax Guide of The In-House Lawyer, “Corporate Tax” in the Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019 as well as on the chapters “Tax Disputes and Litigation Review” and “The Transfer Pricing Law Review” of The Law Reviews.

Personal

Gerald is recognised for his work in tax law in furhter law directories such as Legal 500, International Tax Review and World Tax.

Chambers Review

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Tax - Austria
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Band 2

Gerald Schachner has significant experience in M&A transactions and tax reorganisations. He is also involved in tax litigation with a focus on criminal proceedings. A client attests: "Gerald's work approach is very hands-on. His advice is always based on a deep knowledge of tax law as well as corporate law, always with high awareness of the interdependencies of the same."

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