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Lenz & Staehelin

BRANDSCHENKESTRASSE 24, 8027 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 450 80 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 450 80 01
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich
Lenz & Staehelin, Prof Dr Pascal Hinny, Zurich, SWITZERLAND

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Prof Dr Pascal Hinny

Tel:
Work +41 58 450 80 00
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Lenz & Staehelin

Work Department

Tax, Tax Litigation.

Position

Prof. Dr. Pascal Hinny is a specialist in the field of national and international tax planning for multinational groups of companies (M&A, restructurings, recapitalization, financing, relocation, private equity) in Switzerland. He advises regularly on international and domestic transactions including public tender offers and private equity-buy-outs. Pascal Hinny leads the Tax practice group of Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich.

Career

Admission to Schaffhausen Bar, Associate at Lenz & Staehelin, University of Fribourg (Professor of Tax Law), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin.

Languages

German, English, French.

Member

EXPERTsuisse Tax Chapter; Direct tax group of Confédération Fiscale Européenne (CFE), Brussels; Tax group Germany - Austria - Switzerland (D-A-CH), Berlin; Chairman of the Swiss Association of Tax Law Professors (SATLP); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and International Fiscal Association (IFA).

Education

University of St.Gallen (lic. iur.), University of St.Gallen (Dr. iur.), Swiss Certified Tax Expert, London School of Economics LSE (LL.M. Tax).


Switzerland

Tax

Within: Tax

'Great law firm' Lenz & 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 lawyer' Pascal Hinny advised on the tax issues arising from Sika's placement of senior convertible bonds on SIX Swiss Exchange, while 'highly skilled practitioner' Jean-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-with' Frédéric Neukomm and 'open-minded strategist' Daniel Schafer.

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