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Tax - Belgium
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Henk Verstraete specialises in Belgian and international tax law.
Henk has extensive experience in a wide range of tax matters involving complex tax litigation, tax advisory work and transfer pricing matters. Henk has a broad expertise in advising on the tax aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs, joint ventures and financing transactions. He has a strong track record in assisting clients in their negotiations with tax authorities and the public prosecutor, and he represents clients before the administrative and judicial courts.
Law studies at the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor (1999)
Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the KUL (1999)
Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1999
Tax associate in the Brussels office of an international law firm (2000–2008)
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from the New York University School of Law (2003)
Visiting professor at the KUL (2004–present)
Tax partner in the Brussels office of an independent law firm (2008–2018)
Professor at the Fiscale Hogeschool Brussel (2010–present)
With the Stibbe since 2018
Member of the Tax Institute of the KUL
Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)
Member of the Tax Practice Council of the International Tax Program at NYU School of Law