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Adv Henriette Fuchs

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Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

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Tax and Internatinonal Tax Department


Henriette Fuchs, who has over 23 years of experience, leads the international tax department of Pearl Cohen. Its tax department is highly-specialized and experienced in cross~border tax issues including matters in connection with 'indirect tax'. Fuchs has served for many years as the correspondent on Israeli tax matters for the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) and Tax Analysts. Henriette is active on Extended Bureau of the Taxation and Fiscal Policy of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to OECD on behalf of the Israel Manufacturers Association closely monitoring the BEPS ('Base Erosion Profit Shifting') OECD project.


Ernst & Whinney ~ Apprenticeship (1988 - 1992) Mazars (Paardekooper Hoffman) Netherlands ~ Amsterdam & Tel Aviv ~ Associate (1992 - 2002) Deloitte Brightman Almagor ~ Tel Aviv ~ Associate International Tax Department (2002 - 2006) Tadmor & Co ~ Responsible for international tax department (2006 - 2009) and currently partner ar Pearl & Cohen, Tel Aviv, managing and guiding it's international tax department;


Hebrew, English, Dutch, German, French.


Accepted to 'Netherlands Organization for Tax Lawyers' (NOB ~ 1992) & Federations of Tax Advisors (NFB ~ 1993) Israeli Bar Association ~ 2007 Member of the International Bar Association ~ 2013.


Baccalaureat LMC in the Netherlands ~ 1982 LL.M. in Law and Taxation from Leiden University, the Netherlands ~ 1988 Cours d'ete French Langauge Sorbonne ~ 1994. Licensed by Netherlands Organization for Tax Lawyers (NOB ~ 1992) & Federations of Tax Advisors (NFB ~ 1993)


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The team at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz has 'a unique understanding of the intersection of domestic and international tax matters' and the firm has the global presence to field real experts in US, European and Israeli tax law. Henriette Fuchs chairs the Israel tax team and provides comprehensive tax advice to clients such as BIG Shopping Centers and Sierra Hamilton. Fuchs is also co-representing a client in tax litigation questioning the relevant legislation for the taxation of the client's activities beyond Israel's territorial waters. Based in the firm's New York office, Oz Halabi chair's the US tax team and regularly works alongside the Tel Aviv hi-tech practice in relation to the taxation of venture capital funds and cross-border investors.

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