Beyond the international dimension of domestic taxation (Community taxation, tax treaties and agreements), the involvement of Gide's tax lawyers in major transactions means that they are constantly advising in all areas of international taxation, including international corporate restructuring, finance and structured financial instruments, securitisation transactions, international investments, issues affecting expatriates and foreigners entering France, international estate and personal fortune management, real estate investments and investment funds.
Advises on a variety of matters, including tax litigation, VAT, real estate investments, M&A transactions and indirect tax. Frequently works on international matters. Clients come from different industry sectors such as financial services, real estate and insurance. Clients highlight the team's network, saying they possess 'a good international practice too.'
Chambers Europe 2017
Esteemed full-service firm, handling complex cross-border transactions for a mix of Chinese and international corporations. The tax practice is equipped to handle group restructurings, and tax planning for large-scale financings and mergers and acquisitions. Along with handling transfer pricing and general compliance issues, also highly skilled in advising on contentious tax matters.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017
Gide’s ‘competent and responsive team is a great asset for handling challenging matters’. The practice is particularly strong in property taxation and recently advised Swiss Life REIM on the acquisition of two hotel portfolios. The practice also handles high-profile corporate, M&A and financing work. It assisted Crédit Suisse with the absorption of the French branch by its parent company in Luxembourg. BNP Paribas and Société Générale are also clients. The practice is led by the ‘remarkable’ Olivier Dauchez, who shows ‘impressive skills in managing high-level strategy’; the ‘excellent’ Laurent Modave, who has ‘solid tax knowledge’, and Christian Nouel, who has ‘broad knowledge and in-depth understanding of the structuring of M&A transactions’. Recently promoted partner Bertrand Jouanneau is a promising practitioner.
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Assists a high-profile portfolio of clients with a range of issues spanning tax litigation, VAT, real estate investments, M&A transactions and indirect tax. Frequently works on international matters. 'The lawyers are very responsive, good advisers and have impressive knowledge of the tax sector.'
Chambers Europe 2016