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Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

LÖWENSTRASSE 19, PO BOX 1876, 8021 ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
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Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd, Dr Michael Nordin, Zurich, SWITZERLAND

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Dr Michael Nordin

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Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Work Department

Zurich / Taxation / Internal Corporate Investigations / Blockchain Technologies & FinTech

Position

Michael Nordin is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office, where he heads the taxation group. Michael focuses on transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and restructurings, and those related to financing and capital markets. Generally, Michael has a strong focus on the Finance Industry. Further, Michael conducts Internal Corporate Investigations focusing on tax related matters. In addition, he also advises high net worth individuals (HNWI).

Career

Worked in the group tax department of a major Swiss bank, in the tax departments of two international «Big Four» audit firms, and for a large business law firm in Zurich before becoming partner at Schellenberg Wittmer (2003).

Languages

German, English, Swedish.

Member

Zurich Bar Association, IBA, International Fiscal Association.

Education

University of St. Gallen, Law degree (1991). Swiss bar (1993). University of St. Gallen, Doctor of Law (1996). New York University, LLM International Taxation (1997). Swiss Certified Tax Expert (2000).


Switzerland

Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Nordin - Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Within: Tax

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd has a ‘very strong, competent team for cross-border tax issues’, which it handles with a ‘very professional approach, good team-playing attitude and to-the-point advice’; other focus areas include financial markets-related tax assistance, VAT and customs matters as well as tax auditing and international double taxation. The practice advised a non-governmental organisation on its potential acquisition of a foreign commercial entity including assistance with potential tax issues. The client roster also includes Swiss RE, Julius Baer, Vontobel and Christie’s. Jean-Frédéric Maraia has ‘excellent technical knowledge and can explain complex situations in a very clear, pragmatic way’ and Geneva team lead Pietro Sansonetti is ‘highly experienced’. His counterpart in Zurich is Michael Nordin. Harun Can left the firm.

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