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Loyens & Loeff

WOLUWE ATRIUM, RUE NEERVELD 101-103, 1200 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
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Work +32 2 743 43 43
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Fax +32 2 743 43 10
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Loyens & Loeff, Saskia Lust, Brussels, BELGIUM

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Saskia Lust

Tel:
Work +32 2 743 43 43
Email:
Web:
www.loyensloeff.be
Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Saskia co-heads the Family Owned Business and Private Wealth Practice Group of Loyens & Loeff in Belgium.

Position

Saskia advises high net worth individuals and families on wealth optimisation techniques, both domestically and internationally. She specialises in international wealth and inheritance planning and focuses both on the civil law and fiscal law aspects. In particular, she advises on immigration and emigration, and specifically on the (re)structuring of wealth in an international context. Saskia is an expert in international asset structuring through holdings, foundations and trusts.

Saskia has published several articles on estate planning, and she is a speaker at conferences on wealth planning. She was the speaker for Belgium at the first Benelux STEP conference in Luxembourg on September 25 and 26, 2017 with a presentation on “The Belgian Cayman Tax: impact on wealth and estate planning in Belgium”.

Saskia has been a member of the Brussels Bar (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten) since 2000.

Career

2006: Partner, Loyens & Loeff; 1993: Associate, Loyens & Loeff.

Languages

Saskia works in Dutch, French and English.

Member

Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, International Bar Association and International Fiscal Association.

Education

She holds a Law degree (1991) from the KU Leuven and a Tax Law degree (1992) from the Université libre de Bruxelles.


Belgium

Tax

Within: Tax

Loyens & Loeff's team, which¬†delivers 'value for money',¬†is praised by clients for being 'responsive, flexible and creative'. It forms part of a larger group that has a strong Benelux presence. In addition to having a first-rate reputation in corporate tax, the firm fields specialists in various other areas.¬†Christian Ch√©ruy,¬†Marc Dhaene,¬†Caroline Docclo¬†and¬†Bert Gevers¬†are experienced in assisting clients with filing tax returns,¬†the checking process by the Belgian Tax Administration, administrative appeals and criminal litigation. Practice head¬†Natalie Reypens¬†leads a team that¬†advises clients on a wide range of transfer pricing issues.¬†Saskia Lust¬†and¬†Nicolas Bertrand¬†are particularly knowledgeable about issues specific to family businesses, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals.¬†Gunther Valkenborg¬†specialises in compensation and benefits issues. On the transactional side, Ch√©ruy and senior associate¬†J√©r√īme Wauthier¬†advised CTH on the tax aspects of its $2.8bn acquisition of Nestl√©'s US confectionery business in 2017.

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  • New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

    Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).
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