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Luxembourg

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Highly regarded

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French
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Bar admissions:

Luxembourg

Jurisdictions:

Luxembourg

Practice areas:

Banking
M&A
Private equity

Industry sectors:

Banking
Government and public policy
Media
Pharmaceuticals and life sciences


Alain is one of the most prominent professionals acting in tax law in Luxembourg. He has been involved in numerous migrations of companies to Luxembourg. Alain advises corporations and HNWI on ongoing tax and VAT local and cross-border disputes. He also regularly advises on various European tax law questions with particular focus on State aid.

  • Assisted and represented the Luxembourg State in its ongoing State Aid litigation with the European Commission for certain advance tax agreements granted to Amazon, FIAT. Advised the Luxembourg State on European as well as Luxembourg tax law, drafted the appeals in front of the European Tribunal and participated in the pleadings held in Luxembourg in front of the European Tribunal.
  • Assisted Goldman Sachs with the setting-up of its transfer pricing policy in the context of the financing granted to a special purpose vehicle ultimately holding commercial real estate assets located in the city centre of London and in a number of other ongoing-matters.

  • Banking
  • Private equity

  • Banking
  • Financial services 
  • Government and public policy
  • Industrials 

  • Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar, 1996; Paris, 1994.

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Member of the European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Academy of European Law)

  • Associate Professor at the University of Luxembourg