Provided by Stephan Spamer
Tax & Exchange Control
Stephan Spamer is a Director in our Tax & Exchange Control practice. He is a corporate and international tax lawyer with vast experience in advising on domestic and international tax matters, transaction structuring, and mergers and acquisitions.
Stephan’s experience includes advising companies (across various industries) on the tax implications applicable to a broad range of transactions, including merger and acquisition transactions (tax due diligence investigations and tax-efficient transaction structuring advice), management share incentive schemes, Employee Share Ownership Plans (ESOP), Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) transactions, private equity transactions, financing/funding arrangements and corporate restructures.
From a tax dispute resolution perspective, Stephan assists companies in responding to various audits/investigations from revenue authorities, preparing and lodging objections and appeals, alternative tax dispute resolution and tax court matters.
In addition, Stephan advises private clients, family offices, domestic and international financial institutions and trust companies, and frequently speaks on trusts, financial services and compliance issues at wealth management and trust and estate planning conferences.
Registered Tax Practitioner
Commissioner of the Small Claims Court of South Africa
Tax Committee of the International Bar Association
Johannesburg-based Stephan Spamer provides transactional tax guidance to clients on both domestic and cross-border matters, with experience covering acquisitions and fund establishment.
"Stephan has vast experience in all aspects of tax and is an integrated thinker." "He is a trusted adviser to discuss commercial problems with."