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Lenz & Staehelin

ROUTE DE CHÊNE 30, 1211 GENEVA 6, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 450 70 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 450 70 01
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich
Lenz & Staehelin, Daniel Schafer, Geneva, SWITZERLAND

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Daniel Schafer

Tel:
Work +41 58 450 70 00
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Lenz & Staehelin

Work Department

Tax, Administration, Commercial and Contracts, Private Clients, Real Estate.

Position

Daniel Schafer is a certified tax expert with experience in administration, contract and commercial law. He practices domestic and international taxation, with a special focus on corporate tax (including M&A, restructuring and relocation), Swiss VAT and real estate taxation. He also advises on tax related questions in connection with private clients (UHNWIs) as well as on real estate matters (transaction, structuring, acquisition). He is the Hiring Partner at Lenz & Staehelin Geneva and Lausanne..

Career

Admission to Bern and Fribourg Bar (1999), Joined Lenz & Staehelin (1999), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2008).

Languages

French, English, German.

Member

International Fiscal Association (IFA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Swiss Fiduciary Chamber, Ordre romand des experts fiscaux (OREF), President of the Geneva section of the "Ordre romand des experts fiscaux".

Education

University of Fribourg (lic. iur. 1996), University of Hanover (M.L.E. 1996), Boston University (LL.M. 2001), Certified Tax Expert (2004).


Switzerland

Tax

Within: Tax

'Great law firmLenz & Staehelin 'has a large and competent team with comprehensive expertise in international tax structuring, which is able to provide clear and succinct advice'. The practice also handles tax dispute resolution and matters relating to the exchange of information. 'Excellent lawyerPascal Hinny advised on the tax issues arising from Sika's placement of senior convertible bonds on SIX Swiss Exchange, while 'highly skilled practitionerJean-Blaise Eckert represented several banks in various litigation matters relating to the refusal to withhold tax refunds due to alleged dividend stripping strategies. Other key practitioners include 'very smart and easy-to-work-withFrédéric Neukomm and 'open-minded strategistDaniel Schafer.

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