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MME Legal | Tax | Compliance, Thomas Linder, Zurich,

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Thomas Linder

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MME Legal | Tax | Compliance

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Tax Partner with broad experience in advising Swiss and foreign companies in international tax matters. Thomas is particularly specialized in leading inter-disciplinary projects in the context of acquisitions, corporate restructurings and migrations and has in-depth knowledge in cross-border transactions and tax accounting. Thomas has a strong personal national and international network among consultants, enterprises and administration which, in combination with his comprehensive technical skills, allows him to develop creative, tailor-made and efficient tax structuring solutions. He is regularly publishing and lecturing on current tax topics and is the co-author of several textbooks.


Tax Partner at MME since 2015; Tax Director, International Corporate Tax, KPMG AG, Zurich (2009 - 2015); Head Swiss Tax Center of Excellence, KPMG LLP, New York City / USA (2007 - 2009); Corporate Tax, KPMG AG, Zurich (2001 - 2007)


German; English


International Fiscal Association (IFA); EXPERTsuisse; Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Tax Chapter; Mensa Switzerland; HSG Alumni


Certified Tax Expert, Swiss Tax Academy (2004); Master of Law HSG, University of St. Gallen (2001)



Within: TMT

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance’s ‘professional and very good’ practice is ‘highly service-oriented and an absolute specialist in the TMT sector’. The group is particularly well versed in IT matters, including advice on crypto finance, data protection and outsourcing to banks and companies. Recent work includes representing one of the top four banks in Switzerland in a software license court case and advising Ethereum Foundation on the structuring and implementation of a crowd-funded cryptocurrency development. ‘Outstanding and target-oriented IT lawyerMartin Eckertlistens to the client’s needs first before giving advice’ and ‘does not hesitate to give recommendations regarding risk-based approaches’. Luka Müller, Andreas Glarner and Thomas Linder are the key contacts for fintech matters.

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Within: Tax

MME Legal | Tax | Compliancestands for client understanding, creativity, quick answers and commercially aware advice’. Areas of expertise include corporate taxation, international tax planning, tax compliance, indirect tax, tax disputes, VAT and customs matters. The team assisted a US company with tax issues pertaining to the establishment of R&D facilities and commercial operations in Switzerland. Andreas Müller is ‘excellent, proactive and efficient’, Thomas Linder’s ‘efforts and knowledge are way above average’, Samuel Bussmann is ‘well connected and organised’ and Mónika Molnár is an ‘expert in EU taxation’.

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