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Tiberghien

AVENUE DU PORT 86C/419, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 773 40 00
Fax:
Fax +32 2 773 40 55
Email:
Web:
www.tiberghien.com
Antwerp, Brussels, Luxembourg
Tiberghien, Bernard Peeters, Brussels, BELGIUM

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Bernard Peeters

Tel:
Work +3227734000
Email:
Tiberghien

Work Department

Tax.

Position

Bernard Peeters is a partner at Tiberghien. He has a special expertise in corporate tax, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, international and European tax planning as well as double tax treaties.


- Senior partner Bernard Peeters is recommended as ‘leading individual’.
- Bernard Peeters is recognised by market sources as “client-focused and adept at giving succinct explanations of complex files”.  
- Bernard Peeters is mentioned by his peers for his corporate tax work.

Career

Joined Tiberghien in 1990. He lectures at the University of Brussels (VUB) on tax law and is a frequent speaker at tax seminars in Belgium and abroad. In 2011, Bernard was appointed as auxiliary judge of the Antwerp Court of appeal. He now regularly assists the Court in international tax cases.

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German.

Member

Bernard is a member and former chair of the tax & legal committee of Invest Europe. He is also a member of the tax and legal committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (AMCHAM), the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Association of Tax Judges (IATJ).

He is a (former chief editor and) member of the editorial staff of the monthly newsletter "Fiscoloog Internationaal" and a member of the editorial staff of "Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht". He contributes regularly to fiscal-related publications.

Education

University of Brussels, VUB (Master in business tax law, 1984)
Fiscale Hogeschool Brussels, FHS (Tax graduate, 1983)
University of Brussels, VUB (Master in law, 1981)


Belgium

Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Bernard Peeters - Tiberghien

Within: Tax

Boutique firm Tiberghien is 'a real leader in Belgian tax'. Reflective of its market-leading reputation, 'each partner is a champion in his/her field'. Led by Koen Morbée, the team covers all areas of tax for corporates, private clients and institutions. Morbée has a wealth of expertise in the Belgian tax aspects of corporate, financing and real estate transactions. Bernard Peeters has specialist knowledge of double tax treaties. Claudine Bodeux, who is particularly active in real estate transactions and infrastructure projects, made partner in 2018, along with Robin Minjauw and Griet Vanden Abeele. Another name to note is Stijn Vastmans, who heads up the VAT, customs and excises department. Gerd Goyvaerts, Alain Van Geel, Koen Van Duyse (he has 'a pragmatic approach to the most complex issues') and counsel Ivo Vande Velde are among various other standout practitioners. An Weyn moved to Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick.

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