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Greenberg Traurig LLP

HIRSCHBUILDING, LEIDSEPLEIN 29 1017 PS, AMSTERDAM, 75306, NETHERLANDS
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Work +31 20 301 7300
Fax:
Fax +31 20 301 7350
Email:
Web:
www.gtlaw.com
Greenberg Traurig LLP, Alex Westerman, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Alex Westerman

Tel:
Work +31 20 30 17 347
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Greenberg Traurig LLP

Work Department

Tax

Position

Shareholder

Career

Alex Westerman focuses his practice on the area of international tax. He has an extensive experience and education in different aspects of international taxation, including tax planning, mergers & acquisitions, tax accounting & reporting, personal income tax, VAT and transfer pricing, including experience in tax aligned supply chain.  He is the first point of contact of several international operating oil & gas, consumer business and IP/software companies. Most of Alex’ clients have large Dutch based operations and are part of international operating companies with head offices in Europe (50%) and the United States (50%).

Concentrations

  • Domestic and international taxation
  • (International) VAT
  • (International) wage tax
  • Group restructurings as well business integration and business optimisation projects

Admitted to Practice
Netherlands

Languages

Dutch, native
English, fluent
German, conversational
French, conversational

Member

  • Member of the NOB

Education

  • Fiscal Law, Faculty of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam


Netherlands

Tax

Within: Tax

The key contacts at Greenberg Traurig LLP are managing partner Thomas van der Vliet, Alex Westerman and Reinier van de Steenoven. The practice is experienced in corporate tax and tax advice related to M&A deals. Other areas of focus include tax litigation, VAT and customs matters, the structuring of investments and funds, transfer pricing and real estate transactions.

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