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Nicolas Lippens

Partner, Brussels

Overview

Advocaat/Avocat, Member of the Brussels Bar

Experience

Nicolas has an extensive knowledge of many areas of Belgian and international tax law including international tax planning, corporate reorganisations, cross-border transactions, tax-based structured finance, European tax law, real estate transactions and tax litigation.  Nicolas also has broad experience in the tax aspects of investment vehicles.

Professional experience

2013 to date Partner, Linklaters
2012 - 2013 Counsel, Linklaters
2007 - 2012 Managing Associate, Linklaters
2005 Admitted to the Brussels Bar
2001 - 2007 Associate, Linklaters, Brussels

Education

2000 - 2001 K.U. Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven, Additional Master in Tax Law
1999 - 2000 K.U. Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven, (Master in Law, 3rd  year)
1998 - 1999 King’s College, London, Law (Master in Law, 2nd year)
1997 - 1998 K.U. Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven (Master in Law, 1st year)
1995 - 1997 FUNDP, University of Namur, Bachelor in Law

Languages

Dutch, French, English

Publications

"European Tax Treatment of Additional Tier 1 Capital Instruments", Tax Notes International, Volume 76, Number 6, November 10, 2014, p.539-550.

"Enkele kritische bedenkingen omtrent de Financial Transactions Tax”, in cooperation with Caroline Borgers, CFO Magazine, September 2013, p. 35-37

“Praktische beschouwingen n.a.v. de invoering van de 10% heffing bij inkoop van eigen aandelen en liquidatie van vennootschappen” in Liber Amicorum Jean-Pierre de Bandt, Bruylandt, Brussel, 2004, p. 657-696

“Minister bevestigt interpretatie van verzekeringssector over regel van 8 jaar met het oog op de vrijstelling van inkomsten uit de gedefiscaliseerde tak 21 en bepaalde tak 23-verzekeringscontracten”, Fisc. Act., in cooperation with Henk Vanhulle, 2009, afl. 31, 5-7