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Michael Graf

Frankfurt am Main, Germany Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Michael Graf co-heads the firm's European tax practice and is noted for his extensive knowledge of international corporate tax issues. He acts for a range of clients, including insurance companies, financial institutions and high net worth individuals. One client comments: "He has a lot of experience when it comes to cross-border practice, which is a key advantage of working with him. He sees beyond the German market and German law."
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Michael co-heads Dentons’ European Tax practice and is a member of Dentons’ Global Tax Steering Committee. He focuses on international corporate taxation and has extensive experience in tax planning and structuring as well as tax controversy, including monitoring tax field audits, filing administrative appeals, representing clients before lower tax courts and the German Federal Tax Court and in alternative ways of dispute resolution such as competent authority proceedings. Furthermore, he advises on tax-optimized structures in connection with group restructurings.

Career

2013-today: Dentons, Frankfurt (Partner);

2008-2013: Haarmann Partnerschaftsgesellschaft, Frankfurt (Partner);

2004-2008: Allen & Overy, Frankfurt (Associate);

2003-2004: KPMG, Frankfurt and New York.

Professional Memberships

Frankfurt Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer), Frankfurt Association of Tax Advisors (Steuerberaterkammer), International Fiscal Association, Forum Transaktionen im Steuerrecht e.V.

Publications

Michael is the author and/or editor of numerous publications on German and international taxation.

Personal

Michael studied law and economics at the Universities of Wuerzburg (Germany) and Salzburg (Austria). He holds an MBA (Diplom-Kaufmann), is admitted to the German Bar and is a certified tax advisor. He speaks German (native) and English (fluent).

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Michael Graf

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