Nicolas Lippens is a partner based at Linklaters’ Brussels office, specialising in many areas of Belgian and international tax law including international tax planning, corporate reorganisations, real estate transactions, cross-border transactions, European tax law and tax litigation. Nicolas also has broad experience in the tax aspects of investment vehicles.
His experience includes advising:
on the tax structuring and global tax coordination of a reorganisation of a major financial institution;
a biotech player on their Belgian and European tax matters;
in a high-profile tax litigation in relation to the granted excess profit rulings;
on a complex cross-border restructuring of our client’s businesses;
a Belgian insurer in obtaining a bespoke tax ruling in relation to the redemption of one of their flagship life-insurance contracts; and,
another Belgian insurer on the complex tax issues triggered by its conversion into a Belgian limited liability company as well as in obtaining a tax ruling.