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Baker McKenzie CVBA/SCRL, Alain Huyghe, Brussels, BELGIUM

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Alain Huyghe

Work +32 2 639 36 11
Baker McKenzie LLP

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General Tax Planning, International Tax Planning, Tax Controversy.


Alain Huyghe is a Partner in the Brussels office. Alain's practice covers a broad range of international and domestic corporate tax issues. He has also extensive experience in tax controversy work and has successfully handled a number of major cases, such as the Cobelfret case before the European Court of Justice.


Alain joined Baker McKenzie in 1986 and became Partner in 1994. He heads the Tax Practice Group of Baker McKenzie in Brussels. He is the author of numerous tax publications. He was a lecturer of tax law at the KU Leuven and the UAMS (University Antwerp Management School).


Dutch, English and French.


Alain is a member of the Brussels Bar. He is President of the Belgian branch of the International Fiscal Association. He is an active member of the American Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Belgian Association for Tax Lawyers (BATL).


Alain has a Law Degree from KULeuven (1985), a Post-Graduate Tax Degree from Fiscale Hogeschool Brussels (1986) and a Bachelor in Philosophy from KULeuven (1983), all of which were obtained magna cum laude. In 1990 and 1991, he was an attorney at the Washington D.C. office of Baker McKenzie and attended courses on international tax law at the Georgetown Law School.



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Alain Huyghe - Baker McKenzie CVBA/SCRL 

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Baker McKenzie CVBA/SCRL  is a strong choice for domestic and international tax planning and litigation. Its longstanding clients include Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Tupperware and Johnson Controls. The firm's international reach makes it well placed to provide planning advice on a company's international tax structure across multiple jurisdictions. It also has an excellent record handling the tax aspects of inbound and outbound M&A, private equity and corporate finance transactions, as well as fund structurings. The team includes Géry Bombeke, who heads up the Belgian transfer pricing practice, and Brussels practice head Alain Huyghe, who focuses on tax controversy work. Also recommended are Luc Meeus, and senior associates Thomas Gernay (a recent hire from Tiberghien) and Julie Permeke.

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